Episode 20: The Inspiring Journey From A Landscaper to Tech Entrepreneur

Episode Highlights

[0:00] Intro

[1:18] Byran’s first business and his pivot to tech entrepreneurship

[3:40] Learning business law and communication in school

[6:40] Realizing the importance of sales and the sales process

[9:00] Motivating unmotivated people vs. hiring motivated individuals

[10:02] Transitioning from residential to commercial clientele

[12:34] Transitioning from grass-cutting to solutions business

[15:20] Selling the business

[17:14] Balancing business, self-improvement, and leadership

[19:19] Book recommendation

[21:04] Starting a new venture

[24:00] Building from scratch

[26:58] The importance of early adopters: building the beta group

[28:48] The uncertainty of inventing something new

[31:24] Finding effective marketing channels

[34:00] Five fast questions

[39:16] Where to find Bryan

[39:36] Outro

About Bryan Clayton

Bryan Clayton is a mobile app developer and entrepreneur. He is the CEO and co-founder of GreenPal, a mobile app and online freelancing platform that connects homeowners with local lawn care providers. GreenPal currently has over 300,000 active users. Before starting GreenPal, Bryan founded Peach Tree, a landscaping company that he grew to over $10 million a year in annual revenue and sold in 2013.

Connect with Scott

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bryan-clayton-a96b33214/

Website: https://www.yourgreenpal.com/

IG: https://www.instagram.com/bryanmclayton/

5 Fast Questions

Mike Tyson

Domino's Pizza

Maldives

Hustle and Flow

"Intensity is the Strategy"

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Meet our Host

Scott has an entrepreneurial spirit that’s been burning since his teenage years. Back then, he was mowing lawns, managing paper routes, and selling greeting cards door to door – always finding different ways to put some cash in his pocket! After graduating college, Scott had a successful career in sales and operations leadership, but his desire to be a business owner was never far from his heart. Seven years ago, he and his wife, Jenn, took the plunge and started their own business. Like many others, they spent all their time on the struggle bus – dealing with cash flow, payroll, and questioning whether their doors could even stay open. Ultimately, they persevered and learned some incredibly valuable lessons along the way.

Now, Scott is dedicated to helping others avoid the pitfalls he faced, fulfilling his purpose as a coach, and helping owners and teams achieve their dreams. When he’s not guiding businesses toward success, Scott can be found hitting the gym, on the golf course, or racking up miles on his Peloton.

As an EOS Implementer, Scott is passionate about helping business owners build a solid foundation and clear vision, empowering them to achieve growth, balance, and financial freedom – all while enjoying the ride.

Scott Goodrich

HOST & PROFESSIONAL EOS IMPLEMENTER