Be The Push
About This Show
It is the mission of this podcast to bring listeners interesting, practical and entertaining stories from the trenches of entrepreneurship. We aim for our interviews with expert guests to help our listeners Be The Push they need to take the next step in their business journey. Jack Ferguson is a businessman based in Brisbane Australia fascinated by all things entrepreneurial.
Most Recent Episode
Mitch Hills on Starting a Business at 16, Building an App without investment and knowing when to quit
7 days ago
This episode features CEO of AroundAbout App Mitch Hills.
We talk about how age is no barrier when starting a business,
You can find Mitch's companies/projects at:
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01:30 When did your entrepreneurial journey start?
02:15 Were you entrepreneurial as a teenager?
04:05 At what age did you have people working under you?
04:55 What skills came naturally to you?
07:25 Were you a good student at school?
08:35 What is the story behind making $100k by the time you were 20?
14:10 When did you start Aroundabout app?
15:40 Where did you spend your money in the first 6 months of starting your company?
18:00 Did you hold onto your business idea for longer than you care to admit?
21:20 When the app wasn't working the way you had hoped, what did you do next?
22:35 Does a company with an app idea need in-house tech?
25:45 Do you have any uncommon business advice?
29:30 Self awareness, did you always have it?
34:20 What is your biggest dream?
37:30 What have you learned from starting your marketing company?
40:45 What are your thoughts around how a Startup should plan?
45:20 Is there any common business advice you reject?
47:15 Did you find it easy to talk to potential customers?
55:20 Do you think there is too much focus on investment in the Startup Space?
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[The Personal MBA](https://amazon.com/Personal-MBA-Master-Art-Business/dp/1591845572)
[Nail it, Then Scale it](https://amazon.com/Nail-then-Scale-Entrepreneurs-Breakthrough/dp/0983723605)