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Biography Edition: Brad Jacobs' Path to Billion-Dollar Enterprises and Strategic Hiring Mastery

June 24, 20241 min read

June 24, 2024

Season 1, Episode 80

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Unlock the secrets to building billion-dollar enterprises with Brad Jacobs, a serial entrepreneur whose impressive career includes founding multiple billion-dollar companies and executing around 500 acquisitions. Get ready to learn invaluable insights from his book, "How to Make a Few Billion Dollars," where he emphasizes the power of combining intelligence with relentless effort, maintaining laser focus, and infusing passion into your business. Discover how Jacobs' stoic approach to managing your mindset and viewing problems as opportunities can transform your entrepreneurial journey. This episode offers a treasure trove of wisdom, including strategies that align with Jeff Bezos' philosophy on inefficiencies, ensuring you walk away with actionable takeaways.

Uncover the critical role of strategic hiring with lessons drawn from industry giants like Steve Jobs. We dissect the "hire slow, fire fast" mantra, emphasizing the importance of securing A players for your team and understanding the high cost of retaining B or C players. Through thought experiments and real-world examples, see why overpaying for top talent is an investment, not an expense. Whether you're an emerging entrepreneur or a seasoned business leader, this episode provides practical advice and inspiring stories to help you maximize team success and drive monumental growth in your ventures.

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Daniel Honan

Daniel Honan is a former painting business owner and military intelligence officer with an MBA and a degree in Accounting. He's been in your shoes. Everything from cold calling for estimates, in-home consults, managing crews, to running payroll. With his accounting, intel, and painting industry experience, he's put together a back-office system to help painting contractors crush it by helping them know their numbers and what they mean, save big in taxes, and streamline and automate their processes to save time and money.

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Profitable Painter Podcast

Biography Edition: Brad Jacobs' Path to Billion-Dollar Enterprises and Strategic Hiring Mastery

June 24, 20241 min read

June 24, 2024

Season 1, Episode 80

Description:

Unlock the secrets to building billion-dollar enterprises with Brad Jacobs, a serial entrepreneur whose impressive career includes founding multiple billion-dollar companies and executing around 500 acquisitions. Get ready to learn invaluable insights from his book, "How to Make a Few Billion Dollars," where he emphasizes the power of combining intelligence with relentless effort, maintaining laser focus, and infusing passion into your business. Discover how Jacobs' stoic approach to managing your mindset and viewing problems as opportunities can transform your entrepreneurial journey. This episode offers a treasure trove of wisdom, including strategies that align with Jeff Bezos' philosophy on inefficiencies, ensuring you walk away with actionable takeaways.

Uncover the critical role of strategic hiring with lessons drawn from industry giants like Steve Jobs. We dissect the "hire slow, fire fast" mantra, emphasizing the importance of securing A players for your team and understanding the high cost of retaining B or C players. Through thought experiments and real-world examples, see why overpaying for top talent is an investment, not an expense. Whether you're an emerging entrepreneur or a seasoned business leader, this episode provides practical advice and inspiring stories to help you maximize team success and drive monumental growth in your ventures.

Subscribe to the Profitable Painter Podcast

Painting Business OwnersProfitable Painter PodcastBookkeeping For PaintersBiography EditionBrad JacobsBillion Dollar Mindset
blog author image

Daniel Honan

Daniel Honan is a former painting business owner and military intelligence officer with an MBA and a degree in Accounting. He's been in your shoes. Everything from cold calling for estimates, in-home consults, managing crews, to running payroll. With his accounting, intel, and painting industry experience, he's put together a back-office system to help painting contractors crush it by helping them know their numbers and what they mean, save big in taxes, and streamline and automate their processes to save time and money.

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