Tim Fargo is an entrepreneur, international keynote speaker and a best-selling author. He is presently serving as President and CEO at Social Jukebox, whose app has received mentions on Inc, Forbes and Social Media Examiner. He was the founder of Omega Insurance Services, an investigative firm he started in an extra bedroom and sold 7 years later for $20M.
Entrepreneurial Role Models:
When business started difficulties overcame:
“I was working as an accountant for a very wealthy estate guy in Miami, that was a very fun job because he also owned bars and restaurants and being in that scene was very fun but I got this opportunity to go into business with these other guys so I did that and we grew the business to a certain degree but then we kind of, their idea of what it would take to get to the next level and mine were different”…[Listen for More]
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion book by Robert B Cialdini
“Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can”
Recommended Online Resources:
Google Keep App – Capture inspiration when it strikes! Keep is simply the quickest way to offload ideas, thoughts, and to-dos without losing focus.
Best Advice to Other Entrepreneurs:
“Keep trying, I’m sorry to have something that isn’t more deep but I think that that’s, If you haven’t tried yet then get to it, the idea that people are going to create some 200 page business plan that’s going to let them see the pearly gates of success, it doesn’t work like that, like I said, by doing is ultimately you interpolate your way to success”…[Listen for More]
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Neil’s Quote at the Beginning:
“Those who are growing great are always asking “why?” If they fail or lose, they ask “why?” If they succeed or win too, they ask “why?”” Israelmore Ayivor
Other Quotes From the Chat with Tim Fargo:
“Phil Knights started Nike by selling shoes out the back of his car, Michael Dell started selling computers and build dell computers out of a dorm room, google started out as a college project, the idea that somehow the stars are going to align and that’s going to dictate when you’re going to get started, to really make it you just have to have the itch and being willing to just go, you know what, I’ll figure it out”
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