J & Nate's Landscape

If you would have asked these childhood friends 5 years ago if they thought they'd open a business together, they likely would have laughed at you, thinking you were crazy.

But Jordan Womack and Nathan Conn - both former students of mine who are wise beyond their years - decided one day that they wanted more out of life than working at an auto repair shop in the frigid cold. They no longer wanted to be told what to do...they wanted control over their schedules and they wanted to feel joy in their work.

In that single conversation, they decided to take committed action to start their landscaping business and almost one year later, they're still loving what they do and are growing.

Listen in to hear what these young men did to combat their fears and to be inspired to take your own committed action to make your ideas come to life.

Tips for building a successful local business

  • Take committed action instead of just daydreaming.
  • Know your limitations and don't be afraid to ask for help.
  • You don't have to know every step before starting; take a leap of faith and learn along the way.

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About the Author

I chose to proactively retire from the classroom teaching and share my gifts in a different context. I'm a damn good teacher and I'm tired of working within a frustrating system that won't let me do what I know is right. So I'm taking my business full time -- and I'm still educating, still making a difference in the world. And I want to help you do the same.

  • I love the advice from these young men! They realize the importance of committed action to reach their goals, even if it’s scary. And vowing not to be a victim of their circumstances is very powerful. Kudos to you both!

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