IOE #31: Adaptability and Grit, Travis Jones' Road To Success

Oct 31, 01:24 PM

This week's IOE episode #31 features Travis Jones - a serial entrepreneur, major risk taker, business commentator and health and wellness trail blazer. Travis put everything on the line when he founded his first business, Result Based Training, a specialist body transformation gym in South Melbourne, Australia. Travis has true grit and is such a tried and true entrepreneur, breaking it down for us on how to start small and dream big. His dreams have now become his reality. Teamed up with his wife and business partner, Liv, he has continued to build his empire beginning with Think Tank Australi,a growing from $0 dollars, to having a $1.5 million turnover within its first year. The couple has also turned another start-up , Attain Digital Agency, into a major success within its recent launch of 2017, their digital digital marketing agency began producing over $500,000 of sales before their website even went live! Listen to host Joshua Nussbaum's conversation with Travis Jones as they discuss what it takes to succeed. Connect with Travis is on Instagram: @travisjonesentepreneur

SUMMARY OF TAKE AWAYS
-Travis’s background
-Travis elaborating on his podcast future
-tips on how to be a guest on a podcast
-how a business can succeed
-why businesses fail
-background on Travis’s online training program
-what it is like for Travis to run the business with his wife, Liv
-tackling obstacles and opportunities
-how Travis’s family impacts his motivation
-what it takes to be a leader and why leadership is so important

NOTABLE QUESTIONS/LESSONS
-Why are you doing podcasts right now? (2:05)
-If you’re thinking of doing a podcast, just do it. (16:47)
-You know what is more inspiring than the guy on the top of the mountain? The person fighting through it. The person you’re rooting for. (20:32)
-A lot of people that have a one trick pony and figure something out that works, don’t continue to figure out more stuff that works. (22:39)
-Why do most businesses fail? (31:33)
-One thing that stood out the most about you is you’re doing this all with your partner in crime (wife). Explain that dynamic to me. (46:17)
-Give me an example of an obstacle and give me an example of how you would treat that obstacle like an opportunity. (53:40)
-The opportunity is always on the other side of the obstacle because the feedback is the obstacle. (57:26)
-What piece are you most excited for in your life? What is driving you? (57:47)
-What is one action someone can take to live a more empowered life?(1:04:54)