While still in high school, Carey Rome decided that he wanted to own his own business. Seeing that, his Dad told him to go and speak to his uncle who told him the following: It doesn’t matter if you’re doing really well or you’re doing really poorly. If you have to have someone tell you, your business is at risk.
From there, Carey ended up working at the largest CPA and advisory firm in the world at the time before opening up his own firm in 2005. In this episode, Carey shares the ups and downs of going out on his own, plus his struggle of developing an MVP which ended up being his biggest business success- and biggest headache.
Almost every small business owner has their version of the story. The friend, colleague, relative or coach who was convinced that their business was a non-starter. Yet, time and again these naysayers are proven wrong by those who have the confidence and determination to build their business as they knew is right.
In this episode, Tim Alison, host of Screw the Naysayers Podcast, shares his powerful story of leaving his six-figure income to start his own company as well as some top tips on how to build up the confidence to keep going when everyone else thinks you are crazy.