In this episode, our guest Chris Dale, an entrepreneur from London UK, shares his incredible journey from an uninspiring corporate job to successfully launching his own business. Chris takes us through his early years, navigating the world of academia, and the unexpected path that led him to a career in sales.
After more than a decade in the sales industry, Chris's desire for freedom and control over his destiny drove him to venture into entrepreneurship. He shares the challenges he faced during the process, including an unexpected setback when his business partner suddenly backed out. With only five weeks to launch his business and a mountain of financial pressure, Chris's determination and resourcefulness shine through as he takes us through the rough and uncertain early days of his business.
Chris and Jeff also discuss the importance of knowing your strengths and weaknesses in business, and how specialization and niche markets can lead to lasting success. Chris emphasizes the value of quality over quantity when it comes to clients and employees, sharing insights from his journey as he grew his business to an impressive 8 million pounds. Don't miss this episode for inspiring insights into entrepreneurship, financial freedom, and the drive to succeed.
About the Guest:
Chris Dale is a self-made CEO of two niche businesses you’ve probably never heard of, despite his companies winning multiple awards. He has never sought fame or notoriety as a business owner. Instead, Chris has chosen to keep his businesses small and his future in his control. Since 2017, Chris has documented this journey, helping others establish themselves as entrepreneurs and discover a more fulfilling life.
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Jeff spent the early part of his career working for others. Jeff had started 5 businesses that failed before he had his first success. Since that time he has learned the principles of a successful business and has been able to build and grow multiple seven-figure businesses. Jeff lives in the Austin area and is actively working in his community and supporting the growth of small businesses. He is a board member of the Incubator.Edu program at Vista Ridge High School and is on the board of directors of the Leander Educational Excellence Foundation
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