Acquiring Online Businesses: A Shortcut to Financial Independence with Michael Frew - Freedom Nation Podcast

Episode 172

Acquiring Online Businesses: A Shortcut to Financial Independence with Michael Frew

Welcome to today's episode of The Freedom Nation Podcast with Jeff Kikekl and Michael Frew where they explore Michael's journey from corporate engineer to business acquirer.

Michael shares his transition from a beachside retirement in the Caymans to actively acquiring and managing businesses.

Listen as we take a deep dive into the transformative Freedom Day method. This six-step approach touches on key aspects like marketing, sales, customer experience, productivity, systems, and finance. We unravel the intricate link between emotional readiness and business success, dissect the changing landscape of ownership across generations, and emphasize the essential connection between personal fulfillment and financial prosperity. Join us for a dynamic conversation that not only reshapes the entrepreneurial narrative but also guides you on the path to genuine freedom in business.

About the Guest:

Chad Harward is a business coach and consultant who helps entrepreneurs build successful and fulfilling businesses on their own terms. After feeling unfulfilled in the corporate world, Chad began following his passion and started his own advertising agency, Pinpoint Management. He now specializes in helping entrepreneurs maximize their potential, increase profitability, and design businesses aligned with their purpose. Chad is committed to sharing his proven business strategies to help others live their dream.

Fast Five Questions

  1. If you woke up and your business was gone, you have $500, a laptop, a place to live, and food, what would you do first? "Let's find a business a business that I am good at and we juts move forward."
  2. What is the biggest mistake that you have made in business? "I acquired a business where the seller was the businees."
  3. What is a book that you would recommend? "Turning Pro by Steven PressfieldSteven Pressfield"
  4. What is a tool that you use everyday that you would recommend? "My phone"
  5. What is your definition of freedom? "So for me, I wake up every day and I can decide what I want to do. "

About Jeff: 

Jeff spent the early part of his career working for others. Jeff had started 5 businesses that failed before he had his first success. Since that time he has learned the principles of a successful business and has been able to build and grow multiple seven-figure businesses. Jeff lives in the Austin area and is actively working in his community and supporting the growth of small businesses. He is a board member of the Incubator.Edu program at Vista Ridge High School and is on the board of directors of the Leander Educational Excellence Foundation

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