A transparent account of bootstrapping an insurance business as a solo founder.
In 2005 I inherited an insurance business from my late Dad. Weeks earlier I had been studying music at college. It was big leap to running a business in an industry I knew nothing about. Trying something new inevitably means making mistakes, but the upside is coming away from that experience having learned a lot. In this episode I share some of the lessons I learned and how I’m applying them to With Jack so I can avoid making the same mistakes.
How has the journey to 250 customers looked for me? In a world where TechCrunch articles celebrate the overnight success story, I share my journey of slow and organic growth. It's important we remember growth doesn't look the same for everyone, therefore we must not give up if we fail to hit 6 digits in 48 hours.