Hello Tech Pros, What Products & Businesses Are You Building?
About This Show
Hello Tech Pros is a podcast that explores the opportunities, challenges and anxieties that technical professionals and techpreneurs face when building their career, building their products and building their business. This show is about the people behind technology and the mindsets and skill sets they developed that led to their success.
The show's host, Chad Bostick, is a 20 year veteran of the software development industry both as a practitioner and as a manager at companies like iBEAM Broadcasting, Devon Energy, Zynga and Fanduel.
Chad is also an advocate for the awareness of Social Anxiety Disorder in the tech industry. His own battle in overcoming social anxieties led him to get the girl, lead the teams and launch a very successful podcast where he has interviewed over 250 guests.
Most Recent Episode
Ep 267: Sticking to Profits with Vending Machines — Matt Miller
Matt Miller spent the first 9 years of his career as an Air Force pilot, before entering the private sector to work in both the medical device and advertising industries. While a top performer in the corporate world, his long term desire was to be his own boss. A good friend one day mentioned the gum ball machines he and his young daughters owned, and that conversation began a 10 year business quest that has brought Matt’s company, School Spirit Vending, to the cutting edge of both the vending and school fundraising industries. Today, School Spirit Vending’s franchising program provides a proven and profitable business system for busy professionals and their families looking to develop secondary income streams with a limited time commitment. Show notes at http://hellotechpros.com/matt-miller-entrepreneurship/ What You Will Learn in This Episode Why flashy and glamorous isn't always profitable. Why you shouldn't tie your career or your business to the training or jobs you had years ago. How Matt built a profitable business one vending machine at a time while deliver pizzas. Why you should start thinking about "bricks of income" and how to start stacking them. The franchise business that helps schools raise money without sending kids door to door or bringing in volunteers. Resources Mentioned HTP-27: From Bubblegum Machines to Mobile Apps — Leon Fowler on Entrepreneurship Live Your Dreams: Top 10 Reasons to Get into the Vending Machine Business Start Your First Business - free email and audio course