Advice? Don’t care what anyone else thinks. Just go ahead and do it
For entrepreneurs across the world, the magazine Foundr Magazine is a a go-to when they need advice and direction.
The best part of the magazine is Founder Nathan Chan’s experience is a real-life example of the type of side-hustle the startup community so often evangelises.
While working at a 9-5 IT, Chan had no media experience — but he did have a US$3,000 credit limit and a goal.
After publishing the first issue of Foundr, Chan was able to quit his job one year later and move full-time into building one of top-ranked business magazines in the industry.
Listen as he tells Jay Kim the entire story. Show notes below.
Links from Today’s Episode
- Follow Nathan on LinkedIn and Twitter
- Grab your copy of Foundr Magazine
- Stop procrastinating and launch your business now with the help of Foundr’s Start Now guide
- Get inspired by Foundr’s Instagram feed
- Accelerate your business’s growth with tools, resources, masterminds, and more as part of Foundr Club
Detailed Show Notes
- (2:15) The side-hustle origins of Foundr magazine
- (6:11) Nathan’s first job working in IT
- (8:20) On becoming financially literate and facing initial pushback from family members
- (11:29) Nathan’s advice for aspiring entrepreneurs: Don’t care what others think; just start
- (16:57) On Foundr’s early success on Instagram
- (19:14) Nathan’s favourite Foundr interviews
- (21:51) The power of dreaming big and channelling your passion
- (25:51) Nathan’s challenge for would-be entrepreneurs
- (28:05) Connect to the Foundr community and grow your business with Foundr Club
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