EP.34 – Rick Meekins Shares His Entrepreneurial Secrets To Success: How To Grow A Business By Offering Value To Others

September 2nd, 2013 by
Categories: Interviews

Hearing the stories of those who have built great success, it can sometimes seem that the gene of entrepreneurialism was spliced in before birth and Rick Meekins is a shining example. While he wasn’t the subject of any genetic experiments, Rick had built everything from a paper route to a dating website and had done so at a very early age. While he could be dubbed a “born entrepreneur” he wasn’t always successful as he has certainly seen his fare share of failure and hardship. Over the years, Rick learned the power of offering value to others and with that as his primary focus he has been able to build extensive success in his business.

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Takeaways:

“Inspect what you expect.” – Tweet This
“Look years in the future at what your business COULD be.” – Tweet This
“If you leave the house without a destination all you’ll get is lost.” – Tweet This
“Give away your knowledge for free and charge for your expertise.” – Tweet This
“Empower your team members to think for themselves and they will.” – Tweet This
“Learn to serve the people who are going to be a part of your business.” – Tweet This
“Make investments in people and create an interdependent relationship.” – Tweet This
“Make sure that there is an exchange of value at every level in a relationship.” – Tweet This
“It is to everyone’s benefit to make the working experience as positive as possible.” – Tweet This

Resources We Shared:

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space by W. Chan Kim
Dealing With Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate At Every Phase of Their Evolution by Geoffrey A. Moore
Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City by Brad Feld

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With more than a decade of experience in the industry, Brian brings his network marketing background and expertise to the forefront of the CatalystMLM team. He believes that people are confined only by the walls they create for themselves and seeks to help others overcome those, and any other, obstacles that impede them from success. Brian’s mission in life is to help others build their ideal lifestyle and check every last dream off their list because you only have one life and he wants to help you make it amazing. He is a multi-level marketer, internet marketer, social strategist, coach, Apple lover, new media nerd, runner, and world traveler.

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