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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

October 15, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 25: What You Can Learn from a Company that Manages 12,000 Contractors with Ken Davis of TaskEasy

Today we get a peek inside a company that handles lawn care for 800,000 properties across the U.S. And although few of us will ever build such a behemoth, trust us—you will learn a ton from this ep ... show more

October 8, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 24: Achieving 'Time Freedom' and Franchising a Personal Training Business with Paige Wilcox

What if you documented every process that makes your business run? Imagine how much easier it would be to scale and how much less stressful it would be to take a day (or week or month) off to spend ... show more

October 1, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 23: Scientifically Proven Sales Techniques with David Hoffeld

Grandpa may have been a great salesman in his day. But if you’re using the same strategies he used (and most of us are), you’re ignoring powerful brain science that flips conventional wisdom on its ... show more

September 24, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 22: The Free Strategy to Reach WAY More Customers with PR Expert Josh Elledge

Like a lot of entrepreneurs, Josh Elledge got started trying to solve his own problem. After launching the personal finance tool SavingsAngel.com, he came to realize that by far the best way to genera ... show more

September 17, 2019

BiggerPockets Business Podcast 21 - Reframing the Rat Race: How to Use Your Day Job to Prepare for Entrepreneurship with James Anderson of Forged Axe Throwing

What went into building an (almost) seven-figure axe throwing business that earns hundreds of five-star reviews? For James Anderson, it all started well before he left his 9 to 5.  As a marketer ... show more

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

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