I started the Sweaty Startup in December of 2018 because I believe the Shark Tank and Tech Crunch culture is ruining the real spirit of low-risk entrepreneurship. In college I connected with a lot of other entrepreneurs and of the 20 or so people pursuing tech and “new idea” startups, not a one succeeded. They all went and got real jobs.


233: 233. The key to hiring and training great employees


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233: 233. The key to hiring and training great employees

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232: 232. Offense vs defense (and how to start working smart)

An episode where I lay out the mental models to start working smart vs running around putting out fires all day and letting others dictate your schedule. May 5th is the last day to apply for up to $100k in grants through BoostByJobber.com!

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231: 231. Are you working smart or working hard?

There is a difference. One makes you successful and earns you a lot of money - and one ends in frustration and doesn't produce results.

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Want to share your story on the show? If you have a sweaty startup story, you can apply to appear on the podcast.


  • At least $150k a year in annual revenue 
  • Service-based business with a human touch or real estate related (can be online but can’t be software / product based)
  • At least 1 employee (the more the merrier)
  • Must be your full-time gig
  • Must be willing to share financial information like revenue, margin, etc. (Name and location can be hidden in the post and podcast titling so you don’t show up in search engines if you would like privacy)


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