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Grow A Small Business Podcast

May 28, 2024

In this episode, Chelsea Husum, founder of a successful construction company American GPR & Coring, discusses her journey from a solo entrepreneur to managing a team and doubling revenue each year. She emphasizes the challenges of rapid growth and the importance of building a strong team culture. Chelsea's story showcases the rewards of perseverance and strategic business development. Join us for an insightful conversation with Chelsea Husum in this episode of "Grow a Small Business.

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Troy delves into our guest's startup journey, their perception of success, industry reconsideration, and the pivotal stress point during business expansion. They discuss the joys of small business growth, vital entrepreneurial habits, and strategies for team building, encompassing wins, blunders, and invaluable advice.

And a snapshot of the final five Grow A Small Business Questions:

  1. What do you think is the hardest thing in growing a small business?

    Chelsea Husum mentioned that setting boundaries and time management are among the hardest things in growing a small business. This reflects the challenge of balancing work demands with personal life, a common struggle for many entrepreneurs aiming for growth.

  2. What's your favourite business book that has helped you the most?

    Chelsea Husum mentioned that one of her favorite business books that has helped her the most is "The Success Principles" by Jack Canfield. This book likely provided her with valuable insights and strategies for achieving success in her business endeavors.

  3. Are there any great podcasts or online learning resources you'd recommend to help grow a small business?

    Chelsea Husum recommended Chris and Laurie Harder's podcast as a valuable resource for small business growth. Their podcast covers various aspects of entrepreneurship, offering real insights into the challenges and successes of running a business.

  4. What tool or resource would you recommend to grow a small business?

    Chelsea Husum suggests delegating tasks to experts as a crucial tool for small business growth. Recognizing her strengths and weaknesses, she advises hiring professionals like CPAs for accounting needs, allowing entrepreneurs to focus on core business activities while ensuring tasks are handled effectively by experts.

  5. What advice would you give yourself on day one of starting out in business?

    On day one of starting out in business, Chelsea Husum would advise herself to "keep your head up. You got this. Whatever you go through is going to be worth it." This advice reflects her resilience and belief in the journey despite the challenges that come with entrepreneurship.

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Quotable quotes from our special Grow A Small Business podcast guest:

Success in business comes from connecting deeply with people – Chelsea Husum

Set boundaries and prioritize self-care to sustain your business – Chelsea Husum

Surround yourself with inspiring, successful people who lift you up – Chelsea Husum