3 Key Points in this Episode:
- You need to find a way to differentiate yourself in your marketplace.
- Having a dream and a strong vision that creates that differentiation is critical to success.
- You can never go wrong if you put the focus on your market.
Thank you so much for listening to episode 113.
The podcast celebrated its first anniversary yesterday. I can’t thank you enough for listening to the podcast and supporting me for one year.
Today, I would like to introduce you to an entrepreneur that has bucked the trend of manufacturing overseas and supporting our local economy by having all his products manufactured right here in Canada.
Bio of Today’s Guest
Connor Curran is one of the co-owners of Local Laundry, a made in Canada clothing company that aims to build community in everything they do. Connor started in 2015 and now runs the business full time in over 25 stores across Canada.
If you would like to support Connor, you can purchase his “Made in Canada” clothing at LocalLaundry.ca.
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Key Take Away
The key takeaway from today’s episode is that Connor is living proof that having a dream works. That having a vision and differentiating yourself by focusing on your market is a formula for success.
Next episode we are going to talk about how to find talented people to work for you.
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