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Brian Scudamore - Founder & CEO of O2E Brands | 1-800-Got-Junk Scaling Secrets

Success Story with Scott D. Clary

➡️ Like The Podcast? Leave A Rating: https://ratethispodcast.com/successstory ➡️ About The Guest⁣Brian Scudamore is the founder and CEO of O2E Brands, the banner company for 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, and Shack Shine.Brian is a serial entrepreneur, known for pioneering the professional junk hauling industry with 1-800-GOT-JUNK?. Since conquering that market, he’s gone on to apply the O2E (ordinary to exceptional) formula to the painting and home-detailing industry with WOW 1 DAY PAINTING and Shack Shine.Currently, he’s at the helm of a burgeoning home-service empire; each brand has franchise locations in every major metro in North America and Australia. He’s a respected industry leader and speaker, well-known in the business community for his belief in people and passion for innovation.His companies have made celebrated appearances on ABC Nightline, Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, CNN, The Today Show, Oprah, and CNBC. Brian’s story has been featured in Fortune Magazine, The New York Times, Huffington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, and he contributes regularly to other noteworthy publications.Brian is a strong believer in ongoing personal and professional development and has attended programs offered by MIT for several years. If he’s not launching a new brand or coming up with a new, big idea, he’s biking or hanging out with his family in Vancouver, BC.➡️ Show Linkshttps://www.instagram.com/brianscudamore/ https://twitter.com/BrianScudamore/https://www.linkedin.com/in/scudamore/➡️ Podcast SponsorsHUBSPOT - https://hubspot.com/➡️ Talking Points⁣00:00 - Intro02:50 - Brian Scudamore's origin story04:06 - First few successful and unsuccessful experiences06:15 - Motivation behind building 1-800-GOT-JUNK?08:44 - Marketing strategies that had a great impact while monetizing and growing 1-800-GOT-JUNK?11:18 - Leadership lessons and solving people’s problems14:00 - Finding the right people and scaling a franchise17:24 - What is the right hand that guides people on what to look for?19:16 - What should be kept in mind while hiring people?21:11 - Franchising & scaling 1-800-GOT-JUNK?23:25 - What allows Brian Scudamore to maintain the quality of the organization among all the smaller owners?26:06 - While deploying a franchise, what are the things owners should be taught and where should they improvise?27:35 - What does Brian Scudamore’s book teach entrepreneurs?29:24 - Building a vision that matters31:47 - Finding the people that bring this vision to life34:29 - Creating systems so that the things one has already figured out don’t break down36:38 - Brian Scudamore’s entrepreneurial insights and lessons38:13 - Where can people connect with Brian Scudamore?38:35 - What keeps Brian Scudamore up at night?39:24 - The biggest challenge Brian has ever faced in his life40:54 - The most impactful person in Brian Scudamore's life41:59 - What would Brian Scudamore tell his 20-year-old self?42:31 - What does success mean to Brian Scudamore? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

48mins

19 Oct 2022

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043: Turning Trash into a $600M/Year Junk Removal Empire with Brian Scudamore

Beyond A Million

Brian Scudamore is a serial entrepreneur recognized for building 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, a junk removal company operating 2,000 trucks and generating $600M/year in revenue. He is the founder and CEO of O2E Brands, an umbrella company that includes 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, and Shack Shine. Since 1999, O2E has expanded to 254 franchise locations and employs nearly 500 people. In this episode, Brian shares the story of dropping out of school to bootstrap a junk hauling company from the ground up. While it took him 8 years to hit the $1M mark, you’ll hear how he systematized the business and used the franchise model to scale to $600M/year in revenue.  We also talked about his process for hiring high-quality people, the PR strategy he used to get the attention of major media outlets, and his tips for building a brand that people will never forget. Key Takeaways with Brian Scudamore People don’t fail; systems do. Brian explains how he systematized his business and used the franchise model to scale 1-800-GOT-JUNK?. The interviewing process Brian used to hire nearly 500 people. How to create a vision that inspires amazing people to work for you. How Brian used storytelling to get free PR from major media outlets like The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and more. The power of branding and how to measure its effectiveness. The parallels between running a family and running a business. Dropping out of college to continue growing his junk removal business. Why hitting the $1B mark may be easier than reaching $100M, $10M, or even $1M in revenue.  Subscribe to the Podcast We hope you enjoy this episode and that you find some golden nuggets within this interview. Trust us, it's there! If you want episodes delivered straight to your inbox, consider subscribing to the show and we'll email you each time a new episode is released! Thanks for tuning it & keep being awesome. BAM! 💥

51mins

13 Oct 2022

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429: Why the Impossible Is Fun with Brian Scudamore of O2E Brands

The Foundr Podcast with Nathan Chan

33 years ago, Brian Scudamore was sitting in a McDonald’s drive-thru when he saw his future–a beat-up pickup truck filled with junk. Scudamore started a junk-hauling business to pay for college, but what was supposed to fund his education ended up inspiring him to drop out. Today, Scudamore’s transformed his junk hauling side hustle, 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, into a North American franchise business worth $600M. People told Scudamore that it was impossible to franchise his business, but he’s proven them wrong by expanding his model into other brands like WOW 1 DAY PAINTING and Shack Shine. Listen to Brian and Nathan discuss: Rebranding his business name to 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Transitioning from a corporate to a franchise business Expanding his model into WOW 1 DAY PAINTING and Shack Shine How “The CEO Whisperer” Cameron Herold helped scale the business The 3 types of entrepreneurship paths The compounding growth of franchise businesses His new book BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss What Shaq taught him about franchising  And much more franchise business advice… Who do you want to see next on the podcast? Comment and let us know! And don't forget to leave us a 5-star review if you loved this episode. Wait, there's more… If you enjoy the Foundr podcast, check out our free trainings. Get exclusive, actionable advice from some of the world's best entrepreneurs.  Speak with our friendly course experts to get clarity on the next steps for your idea, business or career. You will get tailored insights from results achieved by our proven practitioners as well as thousands of students. Book a call now...  For more Foundr content, follow us on your favorite platform:  Foundr.com Instagram YouTube Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Magazine Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

49mins

7 Oct 2022

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From Landing On Oprah & Ellen To Unlocking Possibility With One Question, A Life Of Curiosity w/ Brian Scudamore

Behind The Human with Marc Champagne

Brian Scudamore is the founder & CEO of O2E Brands: Home of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, and Shack Shine. He’s the author of #1 bestselling books 'WTF?! Willing To Fail' and 'BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss’. And above all, Brian is a master “Imagine if” thinker!  _____ Get your copy of Personal Socrates: Better Questions, Better Life Connect with Marc >>>  Website | LinkedIn | Instagram | Twitter  Drop a review and let me know what's resonating with you about the show! Thanks as always for listening and have the best day yet!* Behind the Human is proudly recorded in a Canadian made Loop Phone Booth * Special props 👇 Producer & Editor - John Balderston Music: Clouds - Joakim Karud

42mins

28 Aug 2022

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1-800-GOT-JUNK? Founder & CEO, Brian Scudamore, On How Junk Made Millions Through Franchising

Generation Wealth

Brian Scudamore is the founder of 1-800-GOT-JUNK and O2E Brands. Brian shares the story behind how he went from hauling junk in his $700 truck to owning and operating a $600 million company. He opens up about his non-traditional path to business, why he believes in learning-as-you-go, and the real story behind why he fired his entire team and restarted from scratch.  Brian shares his simple ‘beer-and-barbecue’ litmus test for hiring, and how that differs when it comes to taking on a new franchise partner. He breaks down what he looks for when he wants to invest in a new vertical and why he values the Net Promoter Score (a market research metric) above all else. We also talk about his unique perspective on what it means to be wealthy and his go-to strategy for avoiding burnout as a serial entrepreneur.  IN THIS EPISODE, WE TALK ABOUT: What inspired Brian’s entrepreneurial spirit  Brian’s mission and vision behind franchising 1-800-GOT-JUNK  The most common problem that he sees business owners struggling with  Key factors in Brian’s decision-making process for investing in a new company  The connection between your health, happiness, and success of your business  RESOURCES The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It by Michael E. Gerber  The Ultimate Question: Driving Good Profits and True Growth by Fred Reichheld   Buy your ticket for the next Wealth & Business Summit on November 9-11 in Scottsdale, AZ. Early bird pricing is available now! CONNECT WITH BRIAN Follow Brian: @brianscudamore Connect with Brian on LinkedIn: Brian Scudamore Visit Brian’s website: brianscudamore.com Check out Brian’s new book: BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss and the Can You Imagine Movement CONNECT WITH CANDY Follow me: @candyvalentino Join Founders Organization  

33mins

8 Aug 2022

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Anything you can imagine: how 1800-GOT-JUNK CEO Brian Scudamore turns visions into reality

How I Work

All entrepreneurs get things wrong; it comes with the territory. But great entrepreneurs love getting things wrong, because it means they’re learning. Brian Scudamore, Founder and CEO of O2E (which includes brands such as 1800-GOT-JUNK and Shack Shine), is no different, and as tough as the pandemic was, he still sees it as an invaluable learning opportunity. One of O2E’s iconic practices is its enormous, company-wide “huddle”, in which all employees gather in one giant room for seven minutes every morning to discuss the action plan for the day. Brian loved the huddles, loved seeing everyone together, in one place. So he was worried the company would love a vital bit of magic when they moved to remote work during COVID. But then, something brilliant happened - the huddles ended up being even better online. Suddenly, instead of everyone in the room looking at one person amidst a sea of backs, every single person could see every other person’s face on the Zoom screen. And Brian realised he’d been wrong - and he was pumped!Brian shares the other unexpected lessons and surprising wins encountered during the pandemic, as well as his process for turning visions into reality. Connect with Brian on Twitter and Linkedin***Get your hands on a copy of Time Wise.Connect with me on the socials:LinkedinTwitterInstagram If you’re looking for more tips to improve the way you work, I write a fortnightly newsletter that contains three cool things I have discovered that help me work better, which range from interesting research findings through to gadgets I am loving. You can sign up for that at http://howiwork.coVisit https://www.amantha.com/podcast for full show notes from all episodes.Get in touch at amantha@inventium.com.auCREDITSProduced by InventiumHost: Amantha ImberProduction Support from Deadset StudiosEpisode Producer: Liam RiordanSound Engineer: Martin Imber

39mins

13 Jul 2022

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Brian Scudamore - Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss

ManTalks Podcast

This was one of those interviews that was a blast from the past and a leap into the future at the same time. See, Brian was on episode fifteen of the podcast—that's 374 episodes ago! So clearly, it was high time to have him back on the show. Brian brings his years of insight and hard work to this interview so you can get a better idea of what it takes to get your own project off the ground. Doesn't matter if you're an entrepreneur, business-curious, or simply wanting to be a better leader in whatever you're doing—there's some excellent, straightforward advice here. Brian Scudamore is a Canadian entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of O2E Brands, the parent company of 1-800-GOT-JUNK, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, and Shack Shine. In 1989, he founded The Rubbish Boys with $700 to pay for college. This would later become 1-800-GOT-JUNK, now on track to generate one billion in revenue. He is the author of 2018's WTF?! (Willing to Fail): How Failure Can Be Your Key to Success and in 2022, BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss, a Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Amazon Bestseller.  Connect with Brian -New book; BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss: https://amzn.to/3unUXhP -Website: https://brianscudamore.com/ -LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scudamore/ -Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brianscudamore/ -YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpQVYv5YMEqKZd5u7ANifYA -Podcast: https://anchor.fm/founders-stories-brian Did you enjoy the podcast? If so, please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or Podchaser. It helps us get into the ears of new listeners, expand the ManTalks Community, and help others find the self-leadership they’re looking for. Are you looking to find purpose, navigate transition, or fix your relationships, all with a powerful group of men from around the world? Check out The Alliance and join me today.  Check out our Facebook Page or the Men's community. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts  | Spotify For more episodes visit us at ManTalks.com | Facebook | Instagram | TwitterSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

47mins

4 Jul 2022

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#116: Be Your Own Boss with Brian Scudamore

BAM - Business and Money (Formerly True Underdog)

Today on the show Jayson is talking with Brian Scudamore, the founder and CEO of O2E brands, the parent company of 1-800 Got Junk, Wow One Day Painting, and Shack Shine. He is also the author of, WTF?! (Willing to Fail): How Failure Can Be Your Key to Success, and BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss.As a kid Brian moved from school to school, having to make new friends, learn the environment, and adapt. Brian thinks that had a big impact on becoming an entrepreneur. He had to learn to overcome those obstacles, meet new people, and create new relationships.Highlights: Brian’s process for writing books Figuring out what type of entrepreneurial personality you have The one thing that’s holding most people back from starting a business? Why all the excitement of entrepreneurship is in the failure Everyone needs a pre-flight checklist The power of tenacity and consistency Why it’s so important to work on the business, not in the business How Brian built an incredible culture for both franchise owners and employees Creating a vision that everyone can get behind Learning from your competition And much more… GET A COPY OF OWN YOUR POWER - AN AMAZON’S NUMBER 1 BOOK RELEASE!Immerse yourself with 8 key life-changing principles, worksheets to create your own map, and how to reach another level of your game! It’s all Real Life Stories! It’s You vs You!Warning: This book is not suitable for pessimists, excuse-makers, and haters!SPONSORS:The Jordan Harbinger Show - Check out jordanharbinger.com/start for some episode recommendationsOpen Door Capital - Go to investwithodc.com to learn more!Credit Karma Credit Cards - Go to CreditKarma.com or the Credit Karma app to find the card for youAudible - Visit Audible.com/thebiglieFaherty - Head to fahertybrand.com/trueunderdog and use code TRUEUNDERDOG at checkout to snag 20% off ALL your new spring staplesPINK ENERGY is the leading solar energy company installing solar panels and solar power for homes. Looking for a job in the Energy Industry Serving Communities? Join the solar movement! www.Powerhome.com/careersSocial‌ ‌Media:‌Check out Jayson’s website: https://www.jaysonwaller.com/ ‌Follow True Underdog and Jayson Waller on your favorite social media channels and digital podcast platforms: https://linktr.ee/trueunderdogTrue Underdog is a Top 3 Entrepreneurship podcast on Apple hosted by Jayson Waller, CEO of Pink Energy, one of the fastest-growing private companies in the USA, and his high-profile guests share motivational tips, inspiring stories, and business-building lessons to help each listener grow in their entrepreneurial journey.Reach‌ ‌out‌ ‌to‌ ‌Jayson‌ ‌directly‌ ‌at:‌ ‌ Jayson@trueunderdog.com‌ ‌Guest Social Handles / Links In The Episode:Website: https://brianscudamore.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/brianscudamoreInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/brianscudamore/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scudamore/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bscudamorePodcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/founders-stories/id1481911839 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

36mins

4 Jul 2022

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BYOB - Build Your Own Business with Brian Scudamore

Growth Now Movement with Justin Schenck

Dream about building your own business? Want to Be Your Own Boss? Brian Scudamore the CEO & Founder of O2E Brands (The home of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?) shares his insights and wisdom in this episode. Which happens to be his 3rd Appearance on the Growth Now Movement podcast. Brian Scudamore is the founder and CEO of O2E Brands, the banner company for 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, and Shack Shine. Brian is a serial entrepreneur, known for pioneering the professional junk hauling industry with 1-800-GOT-JUNK?. Since conquering that market, he’s gone on to apply the O2E (ordinary to exceptional) formula to the painting and home-detailing industry with WOW 1 DAY PAINTING and Shack Shine. Currently, he’s at the helm of a burgeoning home-service empire; each brand has franchise locations in every major metro in North America and Australia. He’s a respected industry leader and speaker, well-known in the business community for his belief in people and passion for innovation. His companies have made celebrated appearances on ABC Nightline, Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, CNN, The Today Show, Oprah, and CNBC. Brian’s story has been featured in Fortune Magazine, The New York Times, Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and he contributes regularly to other noteworthy publications. Brian is a strong believer in ongoing personal and professional development, and has attended programs offered by MIT for several years. If he’s not launching a new brand or coming up with a new, big idea, he’s biking or hanging out with his family in Vancouver, BC. Come join the Growth Now Community and learn directly from Brian inside the community as he will be teaching live next week www.growthnow.community

44mins

21 Jun 2022

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Brian Scudamore on How To Be Your Own Boss

Elevate with Robert Glazer

Brian Scudamore has helped many entrepreneurs get the chance to live life their own way. He is the Founder & CEO of O2E Brands: Home of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? and other exceptional home service brands. He is also author of the #1 bestselling book WTF?! Willing To Fail and a brand new one BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss. Brian joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share how to get into entrepreneurship and build a freer, more fulfilling life. This episode is brought to you by Surfshark VPN. Get Surfshark VPN at https://surfshark.deals/ELEVATE - Enter promo code ELEVATE for 83% off and 3 extra months free! 

43mins

14 Jun 2022

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