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What does it take to start, scale, and sell your own business? Every Tuesday, J and Carol Scott ask this question to entrepreneurs of all stripes and delve into stories that go beyond the launch. From hiring and firing to marketing and raising capital, this podcast takes an honest look at the triumphs and stumbles of entrepreneurship. Whether you’re looking to sustain a startup or bring an idea to life, you’ll come away inspired. Tune in—and learn how to treat your business like a business.

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Previous Episodes

September 10, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 20: The Questions You MUST Ask Every Potential Hire with David Greene

“Finding the right people.” Ask any entrepreneur about their biggest challenge, and you’re likely to get some version of that answer. So, when you’re building a team, how do you REALLY judge the ... show more

September 3, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 19: From “Naive” Start-Up to 8-Figure Revenue in 4 Years with Barnana Co-Founder Nik Ingersoll

Prepare yourself for an incredible tale of entrepreneurship. It features a hardscrabble upbringing, relentless optimism, negotiations with Amazonian tribesmen, and some bold guerrilla (“gorilla”?) mar ... show more

August 27, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 18: How to “Have it All” by Living with INTENTION with Brandon Turner

Be honest. Have you ever set an ambitious goal, mapped out a plan—and then watched that goal get buried under an avalanche of more urgent (but less important) responsibilities? We bet you’re noddin ... show more

August 20, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 17: Using Fear as Fuel with Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora, Co-Founders of Back to the Roots

Today’s episode is proof that fear isn’t always a bad thing. In fact, it can be a powerful motivator. And more importantly, fear serves as a signal that you’re pushing yourself far beyond your comfort ... show more

August 13, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 16: Mastering Cash Flow and Finding Riches in “Headache” Jobs with 3Point Cleaning CEO Jesse McCue

Jesse McCue’s property management company had a problem: Try as they might, they just couldn’t find a thorough, reliable cleaning crew. So, what did Jesse do? He threw up his hands and went back to ... show more

August 6, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 15: How to Build a $100K/Month Real Estate Wholesaling Business with Max Maxwell

What are you doing that you're not good at and/or don't like doing? Fire yourself—seriously! This episode is about delegating and systemizing, and who better to learn from than a serial entrepreneu ... show more

July 30, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 14: Entering a Crowded Service Market and Crushing the Competition with Nick Huber

Want a blueprint for breaking into a competitive industry and taking down your bigger, more established competitors? Well, that’s the focus of today’s episode with Nick Huber!  As a college stud ... show more

July 23, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 13: 3 Rules for Crushing It in Business with ‘Shark Tank’ Star Barbara Corcoran

What does “The Queen of New York Real Estate” look for in an entrepreneur? As a “shark” on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” Barbara Corcoran hears a lot of pitches. She’s invested in entrepreneurs who have gone ... show more

July 16, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 12: Step-by-Step Case Study: Manufacturing, Marketing and Selling a Physical Product with Cody Berman of Arsenal Discs

How do you go about creating a product line out of thin air? In this episode, Cody Berman breaks down the process from start to finish—and opens up about his exact costs and profit margins. Cody ... show more

July 9, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 11: How to Build a World-Class Craft Brewing Company with Dave Thibodeau

Ever dreamt about getting paid to sit back and drink delicious beer all day? Well, keep dreaming. Yes, the beer industry is a lot of fun. But as you may have guessed, it’s hyper-competitive and dem ... show more

July 2, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 10: Building a 7-Figure Meat Snacks Company and Forming a Perfect Partnership with Peter Awad

How do you launch a profitable business without taking on a ton of employees or dealing with brick-and-mortar retailers? Peter Awad, co-founder of Mission Meats, breaks it all down in this episode. ... show more

June 25, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 09: The Secret to Starting a Risk-Free, Debt-Free Business QUICKLY with Alan Donegan

You’ve got your idea, and you’re ready to take over the world. Now, where should you start? Should you... write a detailed business plan? Buy the equipment? Take out a loan? Wrong, wrong, and WR ... show more

June 18, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 08: How to Use Words That SELL With Copywriting Ace Christina Gillick

What if we told you that mastering this one skill could allow you to replace your W-2 income, boost sales immediately, AND help launch your own thriving online business? Christina Gillick used copywri ... show more

June 11, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 07: Crafting a 5-Star Experience that Keeps Guests Coming Back with Surf Resort Owner Ru Hill

A data-driven approach. Cutting-edge technology. A rethinking of the traditional corporate reporting structure. We’re willing to bet you wouldn’t associate these concepts with surfing. But Ru Hill ... show more

June 4, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 06: How to Manage Your Time Like a Millionaire With Jay Papasan

We all share the same 24 hours… so how do peak performers seem to squeeze in so much more? Today, you’ll learn the tools author Jay Papasan uses to lead the publishing arm of Keller Williams Realty ... show more

May 28, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 05: Disrupting an Ancient Industry by Thinking Differently with Daniel Santana and Chris Bossio

Today’s guests are harnessing technology to change the face of a blue-collar, brick and mortar business that’s been around for 7,000+ years : barbering. Daniel and Chris break down exactly how th ... show more

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