Spencer Smith is the founder of Spencer X. Smith Consulting, and principal of the Cobalt Companies, a real estate investment firm he started in 2000. Spencer is also an instructor at the University of Wisconsin, where he teaches classes on Business Plans, Lean Business Tools, and Internet Marketing & Strategy.
Entrepreneurial Role Models:
When business started difficulties overcame:
With the current business and I think a lot of your listeners can probably relate to this I had a really really safe corporate job and I had to I guess figure out for myself and on behalf of my family if it would be responsible to leave that corporate job to try something else and I guess in order to prove that to myself I had to start putting things out there first and see what the uptake was so to speak…[Listen for More]
Favourite Books:Good To Great Book by Jim Collins
“Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.” Earl Nightingale
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Best Advice to Other Entrepreneurs:
Go to an audience that already exists. So your target audience and start inserting yourself in that conversation. Just start helping and be very forthcoming and look to them for ideas on what you might propose is possible solutions.
More About Spencer Smith:
Neil’s Quote at the Beginning:
“To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?” Jim Rohn
Other Quotes From the Chat with Spencer Smith:
“Adopt a culture of change”