#116: Be Your Own Boss with Brian Scudamore


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Today on the show Jayson is talking with Brian Scudamore, the founder and CEO of O2E brands, the parent company of 1-800 Got Junk, Wow One Day Painting, and Shack Shine. He is also the author of, WTF?! (Willing to Fail): How Failure Can Be Your Key to Success, and BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss.

As a kid Brian moved from school to school, having to make new friends, learn the environment, and adapt. Brian thinks that had a big impact on becoming an entrepreneur. He had to learn to overcome those obstacles, meet new people, and create new relationships.


  • Brian’s process for writing books
  • Figuring out what type of entrepreneurial personality you have
  • The one thing that’s holding most people back from starting a business?
  • Why all the excitement of entrepreneurship is in the failure
  • Everyone needs a pre-flight checklist
  • The power of tenacity and consistency
  • Why it’s so important to work on the business, not in the business
  • How Brian built an incredible culture for both franchise owners and employees
  • Creating a vision that everyone can get behind
  • Learning from your competition
  • And much more…


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Guest Social Handles / Links In The Episode:

Website: https://brianscudamore.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/brianscudamore

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brianscudamore/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scudamore/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bscudamore

Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/founders-stories/id1481911839

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