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Success in Starting a Business with Limited Resources (with Jake Stahl)

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💡 Guest bio

Jake Stahl is a fractional chief learning officer, specializing in organizational learning and development initiatives. He collaborates closely with chief executives and crafts comprehensive training programs, including onboarding, training, leadership development, and continuing education. Jake's goal is to ensure that these programs are cohesive and empower the workforce.

ℹ️ Introduction

In this episode of the Frugalpreneur podcast, we hear from Jake Stahl, a fractional chief learning officer who has bootstrapped his way to success. Jake shares his experience of starting a business with little to no money after going through a challenging time in his personal life. He discusses the struggles of being in the training and development industry where budgets are often tight. Jake offers valuable tips on networking, finding a mentor, and staying motivated while building a business on a shoestring budget. His inspiring journey and practical advice will provide listeners with valuable takeaways to implement in their own frugalpreneur endeavors. So stay tuned to learn how Jake's persistence and resourcefulness paid off and how you can apply his strategies to your own entrepreneurial journey.

📚 Timestamped overview

00:00 Addressing training needs while minimizing costs.

06:00 Leverage LinkedIn, expand network, find mentor, connect.

07:16 Stay motivated, build a motivational library.

❇️ Key topics and bullets

Primary Topic: Introduction to Jake and his Role as a Fractional Chief Learning Officer

- Jake's role as a fractional chief learning officer

- Collaboration with chief executives and crafting comprehensive training programs

- The motivation behind getting into this role and the challenges faced by training and development departments in companies

Primary Topic: Bootstrapping Jake's Business

- How Jake started his business with limited resources

- Using LinkedIn and Sales Navigator for networking

- Building a website and using Google Workspace for business needs

- Joining industry groups and incorporation without significant funds

Primary Topic: Successes and Failures in Bootstrapping

- Success in persistently pursuing clients and finally gaining traction

- Failure in not seeking enough advice and mentorship

- Leveraging past experiences to develop a product line and offer suggestions to startups and fractional professionals

Primary Topic: Tips and Tricks for Bootstrapping

- Setting networking goals and reaching out to potential connections

- Seeking mentorship and leveraging human connections for business growth

- Importance of maintaining high motivation and building a motivational library for personal and professional development

❓ Questions

1. Jake mentioned that training and development is often the 1st department to get cut and the last department to get budget in many companies. Why do you think this is the case, and what impact can it have on a company's success?

2. How did Jake use LinkedIn as an inexpensive way to reach out to potential clients, and what advice did he offer for effective networking on the platform?

3. Jake discussed how he bootstrapped his business after facing personal and financial challenges. What strategies did he employ to start his business with limited funds, and how did persistence play a role in his success?

4. In what ways did Jake's past experiences, both successes, and failures, influence the development of his business and the products he offers today?

5. Jake emphasized the importance of finding a mentor and building a motivational library. How can these practices benefit an entrepreneur, and what resources would you recommend for someone looking to build their own motivational library?

6. What are the benefits and drawbacks of offering your expertise for free in order to build reputation and network connections, as Jake suggested?

7. Jake discussed the key takeaway of finding ways to keep motivation high. What are some practical strategies entrepreneurs can use to maintain motivation during the highs and lows of building a business?

8. How can human connections and networking play a vital role in the success of a startup, and what are some effective ways to expand your network, as recommended by Jake?

9. Jake recommended setting a goal for the number of people to network with per week. How can this structured approach to networking benefit entrepreneurs, and what potential challenges might they face in implementing this strategy?

10. What other tips and tactics did Jake share that resonated with you, and how could they be applied to your own entrepreneurial journey?

Resources:

http://www.jakestahlconsulting.com

Follow the Frugalpreneur:

https://www.frugal.show/

Sponsor Frugalpreneur:

https://www.frugal.show/p/sponsor-the-show/

Leave a Message for the Show

https://podinbox.com/frugalpreneur

Grab Your Free E-Books:

https://www.ampmypod.com/freebook

Join the Free Community:

https://www.skool.com/ampmypod

Get Your Podcast Audited:

https://www.ampmypod.com/audit

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Вміст надано Sarah St John. Весь вміст подкастів, включаючи епізоди, графіку та описи подкастів, завантажується та надається безпосередньо компанією Sarah St John або його партнером по платформі подкастів. Якщо ви вважаєте, що хтось використовує ваш захищений авторським правом твір без вашого дозволу, ви можете виконати процедуру, описану тут https://uk.player.fm/legal.

💡 Guest bio

Jake Stahl is a fractional chief learning officer, specializing in organizational learning and development initiatives. He collaborates closely with chief executives and crafts comprehensive training programs, including onboarding, training, leadership development, and continuing education. Jake's goal is to ensure that these programs are cohesive and empower the workforce.

ℹ️ Introduction

In this episode of the Frugalpreneur podcast, we hear from Jake Stahl, a fractional chief learning officer who has bootstrapped his way to success. Jake shares his experience of starting a business with little to no money after going through a challenging time in his personal life. He discusses the struggles of being in the training and development industry where budgets are often tight. Jake offers valuable tips on networking, finding a mentor, and staying motivated while building a business on a shoestring budget. His inspiring journey and practical advice will provide listeners with valuable takeaways to implement in their own frugalpreneur endeavors. So stay tuned to learn how Jake's persistence and resourcefulness paid off and how you can apply his strategies to your own entrepreneurial journey.

📚 Timestamped overview

00:00 Addressing training needs while minimizing costs.

06:00 Leverage LinkedIn, expand network, find mentor, connect.

07:16 Stay motivated, build a motivational library.

❇️ Key topics and bullets

Primary Topic: Introduction to Jake and his Role as a Fractional Chief Learning Officer

- Jake's role as a fractional chief learning officer

- Collaboration with chief executives and crafting comprehensive training programs

- The motivation behind getting into this role and the challenges faced by training and development departments in companies

Primary Topic: Bootstrapping Jake's Business

- How Jake started his business with limited resources

- Using LinkedIn and Sales Navigator for networking

- Building a website and using Google Workspace for business needs

- Joining industry groups and incorporation without significant funds

Primary Topic: Successes and Failures in Bootstrapping

- Success in persistently pursuing clients and finally gaining traction

- Failure in not seeking enough advice and mentorship

- Leveraging past experiences to develop a product line and offer suggestions to startups and fractional professionals

Primary Topic: Tips and Tricks for Bootstrapping

- Setting networking goals and reaching out to potential connections

- Seeking mentorship and leveraging human connections for business growth

- Importance of maintaining high motivation and building a motivational library for personal and professional development

❓ Questions

1. Jake mentioned that training and development is often the 1st department to get cut and the last department to get budget in many companies. Why do you think this is the case, and what impact can it have on a company's success?

2. How did Jake use LinkedIn as an inexpensive way to reach out to potential clients, and what advice did he offer for effective networking on the platform?

3. Jake discussed how he bootstrapped his business after facing personal and financial challenges. What strategies did he employ to start his business with limited funds, and how did persistence play a role in his success?

4. In what ways did Jake's past experiences, both successes, and failures, influence the development of his business and the products he offers today?

5. Jake emphasized the importance of finding a mentor and building a motivational library. How can these practices benefit an entrepreneur, and what resources would you recommend for someone looking to build their own motivational library?

6. What are the benefits and drawbacks of offering your expertise for free in order to build reputation and network connections, as Jake suggested?

7. Jake discussed the key takeaway of finding ways to keep motivation high. What are some practical strategies entrepreneurs can use to maintain motivation during the highs and lows of building a business?

8. How can human connections and networking play a vital role in the success of a startup, and what are some effective ways to expand your network, as recommended by Jake?

9. Jake recommended setting a goal for the number of people to network with per week. How can this structured approach to networking benefit entrepreneurs, and what potential challenges might they face in implementing this strategy?

10. What other tips and tactics did Jake share that resonated with you, and how could they be applied to your own entrepreneurial journey?

Resources:

http://www.jakestahlconsulting.com

Follow the Frugalpreneur:

https://www.frugal.show/

Sponsor Frugalpreneur:

https://www.frugal.show/p/sponsor-the-show/

Leave a Message for the Show

https://podinbox.com/frugalpreneur

Grab Your Free E-Books:

https://www.ampmypod.com/freebook

Join the Free Community:

https://www.skool.com/ampmypod

Get Your Podcast Audited:

https://www.ampmypod.com/audit

  continue reading

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