#117: How Green Pal earns $30M a year with Bryan Clayton

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Guest

Bryan Clayton

Co-Founder & CEO
Your Green Pal
Your Green Pal helps homeowners and landscaping companies find and work with each other. He bootstrapped this business to profit, and it has done over $30M USD this year.

Sean has founded multiple companies and done multiple 8 figures worth of business.

He’s currently advising, consulting, and investing in business just like yours.

He knows where you’ve been, and he knows where you’re going.

Book a call with him today to see how he can help you get there smarter, faster, and in a way that aligns with your life goals.

Timestamps

00:00 – The Success of GreenPal as a Double-Sided Marketplace
03:08 – The Challenges of Building a Marketplace Business
06:24 – Challenges of inventing a new product
09:30 – The Cost of Delegating Tasks without Core Competency
12:40 – Being a Generalist and Starting a Business with David Shapiro
15:52 – Knowing When to Step Away from a Business
19:18 – Scaling a Business to Nine Figures
22:24 – Knowing Your Role as a Founder and Building a Team
25:24 – Finding and Fixing Bottlenecks in Your Business
28:22 – Improving Retention through Customer Experience and Contractor Accountability
31:39 – Using Feedback Loops to Improve Contractor Performance
35:00 – From Hands-On Skills to Capital Allocation
38:19 – The Importance of Focus in Business Growth
41:45 – Using AI and Machine Learning to Optimize Routes and Increase Profitability
45:00 – Bootstrapping a Business and Staying Focused on the Customer
48:16 – The Bad Bet of Raising Capital for Most First-Time Founders
51:34 – The Three Things You Always Need to Do Running a Company
54:30 – Following up with Brian M Clayton on Greenpal

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