EP38 Jason Paris: $3M + 31yrs old = CRUSHING Millennial Stereotypes!
In this episode of the DYB podcast, Steve shares the mic with Jason Paris;
Owner & Operator of Paris Painting in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Formerly in the corporate world and tired of the 9-5 grind,
Jason decided to leave his job and start his current business;
which is estimated to pass +$3 Million in sales this year.
As a young founder at the ripe age of 30, Jason has gained a lot perspective on leading & growing a team of millennials through the years, as well as the amount of opportunity in the trades. Enjoy this episode as both talk culture, tech, and the future of painting!
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
– The struggles businesses hit in different stages of growth
– How to overcome the mental hurdles that inevitably come from running a business
– How to form company values that work for you & your team
– How to cultivate a unique, unreplicable company culture
– Tips for sourcing incredible, young talent
“Just my lack of perspective was probably the biggest hindrance to growth.”
“Don’t let the head games or head trash get to you. Head trash happens through lies that you tell yourself — and the best way to combat it is truth.”
“If you’re an entrepreneur, you’ve got to have passion.”
“Company culture is the only thing that can’t be replicated or stolen.”
“Decide on the level of success you want to work for.”
“The result of an experiment, whether a failure or success, is a successful experiment. An unsuccessful experiment is when you don’t know what the results were and don’t know why.”
[9:57] Why was 2015 the most difficult year in terms of growth for Paris Painting?
[18:29] Jason goes over some of his team’s background
[21:49] What is Jason’s vision for the company?
[30:38] What is Jason’s company values?
[33:50] What has been Jason’s biggest paradigm shifts that led to his success?
LINKS & RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Foundation Series — Issac Asimov
Book of Ecclesiastes
7 Habits of Highly Effective People — Stephen Covey
Connect with Jason on Instagram
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