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#154: Jefferson Davis - Owner of Davis Glass Cleaning Co. - 0 to 100+ clients in 3 years

The FORT with Chris Powers

Jefferson "Trey" Davis is the Owner of Davis Glass Cleaning Company based in Fort Worth, TX. On this episode, Chris and Trey discuss how he decided to make the jump into starting a sweaty business with only one client to over 100 in less than two years. They discuss Davis' day to day schedule and how he balances the actual service with administration work and business growth. The pair also discuss the massive amount of opportunity there is for these types of businesses, and Trey gives an incredible example of how he was making more money cleaning windows for 10 hours a week than he was at his full-time job. Enjoy! Follow Chris on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/FortWorthChris Learn more about Chris Powers and Fort Capital: www.FortCapitalLP.com Follow Chris on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/chrispowersjr/ Check out Trey's website: www.davisglassco.com Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/0rCtBMzRogg (03:17) - Trey’s Childhood and Starting his Sweaty Business (05:19) - When did you decide to actually pull the trigger on this business? (07:40) - What were you trying to learn in order to launch this business in terms of actual service and the business side of it? (10:15) - What was your experience getting your first customer? (13:44) - What was your initial investment in supplies? (15:37) - What’s been the key for you in continuing to grow your customer base? (17:29) - How did you find Fort Capital? (19:42) - How would you bid a commercial building? (20:32) - What’s the difference between residential and commercial cleaning and how do you contract each?  (23:37) - How many customers do you have now? (23:55) - Have you ever had to fire a customer? (24:49) - How do you set up your booking and schedule? (25:37) - What does a typical day look like for you? (26:18) - How do you split your time between cleaning, admin work and finding customers? (27:08) - What are the biggest things you want help on as you grow? (30:21) - What do you see your job being if you weren’t cleaning anymore? (31:17) - What are some key things you’ve learned that you would tell someone who’s thinking about starting out? (33:50) - How do you handle rejection? (35:20) - What’s your pitch? (37:01) - How often do you need to replenish and replace supplies  (37:31) - How do you clean a window well? (38:09) - Getting Over the Feeling of Shame & Self-Doubt (41:22) - Was there a moment where you knew it was time to go full-time on this? (42:01) - How important was it having a supportive wife? (43:02) - The Massive Opportunity for These Sweaty Businesses (46:08) - What’s been your biggest failure or worst day of work? (49:27) - Do you have a childhood experience that shaped who you are today? (51:52) - What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? (53:13) - How can people find you and your company? www.DavisGlassCo.com Instagram: www.Instagram.com/DavisGlassCleaningCompany The FORT is produced by Straight Up Podcasts


28 Jun 2021

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On this episode the guys talk Jefferson Davis county as well as sturgeon fishing with some other stuff thrown in for fun.


14 Jun 2021

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B.) Jefferson Davis, The Confederate President

[Abridged] Presidential Histories

Jefferson Davis was never president of all the United States, but he was president of half of them.Follow Davis as parlays his status as a Mexican-American war hero into a political career as a fiery southern radical, serves as Secretary of War, get's his dream job as general of the confederate Mississippi armies, and days later gets the job he never asked for nor wanted - President of the Confederacy. We'll take a close look at the major decisions he made that helped shape the outcome of the Civil WarWhile we're at it, we'll also look at the Myth of the Lost Cause - a bit of pro confederate revisionism that has tinted how we remember the Civil War in the friendliest way possible for the confederates who started it.Bibliography:1. Embattled Rebel - James McPherson2. Abraham Lincoln – David Herbert Donald3. Grant – Jean Edward SmithSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/AbridgedPresidentialHistories)


15 May 2021

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1728-Barbara Tomblin-Life in Jefferson Davis Navy

Civil War Talk Radio

Barbara Tomblin, author of "Life in Jefferson Davis Navy"

12 May 2021

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Today In History - Confederate President Jefferson Davis captured by Union forces

Today In History

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jefferson-davis-capturedSupport the show on Patreon

10 May 2021

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1719-Cynthia Nicoletti-Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis

Civil War Talk Radio

Cynthia Nicoletti, author of "Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis"

24 Feb 2021

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Episode 6 - Jefferson Davis Hospital and an interview with our friend Minely

Weekly Creep - True Crime and Ghost Stories

Welcome back creeps!!! This week Dulce tells us all about the lovely Jefferson Davis Hospital and our friend Minely tells us some of the terrifying things that have happened to her... Adam listens...  Please listen, like, subscribe, rate, review and all of the good things!!! We really like to hear from our listeners so follow us on: https://www.instagram.com/weeklycreep/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGqpUgE5QlWpWQwMp6LzGaw https://twitter.com/weekly_creep https://www.facebook.com/WeeklyCreep https://open.spotify.com/show/0HDqWFKwuBHFWydCXX4kgV?si=y_wXIf61Tdih5fbb7tiSbA https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/weekly-creep/id1527820054 Thank you everyone for all the positive feedback so far!!! We sincerely hope you enjoy listening to our show as much as we like making it!!! 👻👻👻 Weekly Creep 👻👻👻 Your hosts Adam and Dulce want to bring you some weekly spooky tales of ghosts, aliens, cryptids, true crime or just weird encounters. Weekly Creep's goal is to build a fanbase of listeners who share their own personal tales while also (hopefully) learning something creepy along the way and finding us as funny as we do so we're not just two losers laughing in each other's faces in a dark room... --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/weekly-creep/message

1hr 8mins

10 Sep 2020

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E56 The Man Who Punched Jefferson Davis

Then Again

Episode Notes Glen and Dr. Ben Wynne explore the life of antebellum politician Henry Foote, the fascinating subject of Dr. Wynne's new book The Man Who Punched Jefferson Davis. Thanks for listening! Questions? Comments? Talk to us at thenagaincontact@gmail.com Find out more at http://www.thenagainpodcast.com


4 Sep 2020

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Ozymandias - Jefferson Davis


Jefferson Finis Davis was an American politician who served as the president of the Confederate States from 1861 to 1865.


1 Aug 2020

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Sept. 10, 1971 - Grady McWhiney on Jefferson Davis and his Generals - Chicago Civil War Round Table Monthly Meeting

The Chicago Civil War Round Table Monthly Meetings

Date: Sept. 10, 1971 Speaker: Grady McWhiney Topic: Jefferson Davis and his Generals - Chicago Civil War Round Table Monthly Meeting

1hr 23mins

31 Jul 2020