In this episode we’re joined by Bryan Clayton, Co-founder of GreenPal. GreenPal has been dubbed ‘Uber for lawn care’ by Entrepreneur magazine and currently boasts over 300,000 users, with ambitions to make that figure 1 million in the next 5 years.
Bryan joins us to share his lessons in building and growing GreenPal, as well as diving into the insights that helped him achieve a successful exit from his first business, Peachtree, in 2013.
In the episode we discuss:
- The concept of mentorship vs. asynchronous mentorship
- The benefits of hiring pirates vs. romantics
- What’s not taught in business school?
- Creating your own roadblocks to force re-evaluation of your products and services
- Immersing yourself in industry research to accelerate your growth
- Functionality that’s been critical to the reliability of GreenPal’s platform
Referenced in this episode:
- [Book] Grinding It Out by Rac Kroc: https://amzn.to/3tb8USz
- [Movie] The Founder on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/80101899?source=35
- [Book] The Lean Startup by Eric Ries: https://amzn.to/45eLwAW
- [Book] The Four Steps to the Epiphany by Steve Blank: https://amzn.to/46v2gF0
- [Book] The Startup Owner’s Manual by Steve Blank: https://amzn.to/3PAehCj
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