Mon, 14 July 2014
Financially and emotionally bankrupt, he was out of ideas and out of resources. His father passed away in 2004 after a courageous fight and his mom unexpectedly followed him shortly thereafter. With his 401k up in smoke, and a house that was foreclosed upon, he promised himself that he would no longer trade his time for dollars. He recently celebrated his one-millionth podcast download. Host of The Solopreneur Hour - Job security for the unemployable, Michael O’Neal joins us on the show to share the three ingredients he needed to mix for success as a solo act.
Michael's Backstory >>> After losing his parents and facing financial collapse, a mentor suggested he take time to mourn his loss. While he never got the chance to take his parents to Europe while they were living, he did the next best thing he could think of - in a Parmesan shaker (straight up), he spread their ashes all over the continent - the Sistine Chapel, the Beaches of Normandy, Notre Dame, pretty much any landmark you can think of.
A common entrepreneurial mistake he talks about
Would-be entrepreneurs often convince themselves why something can't or won't work.