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From Meatheads to Millionaires

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“Meatheads to Millionaires” was presented by Aaron Steed (Founder and CEO of Meathead Movers) at the 2012 Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization's National Conference in Chicago: …

“Meatheads to Millionaires” was presented by Aaron Steed (Founder and CEO of Meathead Movers) at the 2012 Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization's National Conference in Chicago: http://www.meatheadmovers.com/blog/ceo-national-conference-173.aspx

Aaron shares his experiences on nurturing Meathead Movers from nothing to an organization of over 200 people and his business philosophy of perseverance. Despite how daunting the obstacles you’re facing may seem, if you view problems as opportunities you're destined to succeed.

Aaron goes on to provide a laundry list of excellent entrepreneurial start up resources. We hope you enjoy.

To learn more about scheduling Aaron to come speak at your event please email speak@meatheadmovers.com

Also check out:
Facebook: http://GymR.at/Facebook_SLO
Twitter: http://GymR.at/Twitter
Blog: http://GymR.at/Blog

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  • 1. From Meatheads To Millionaires Aaron Steed, President & CEO, Meathead Movers CEO National Conference, November 3, 2012
  • 2. “Problems are Opportunities” Jay-Z has 99 of them I have 15 problems http://www.somekindofawesome.com/journal/tag/jay-z
  • 3. Problem #1 In high school my parents didn’t give me any money.http://youoffendmeyouoffendmyfamily.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/dawson-crying1.jpg
  • 4. Problem #2 My first job at the carwash didn’t pay enough
  • 5. Problem #3 I was obsessed with wrestling but couldn’t afford gas http://www.flowrestling.org
  • 6. Problem #4 My friends parents (and their friends) constantly needed help movinghttp://teamsternation.blogspot.com/2012/10/woo-hoo-another-teamster-organizing_24.html
  • 7. Problem #5 I quickly heard of many horror stories about other moving companies http://11foot8.com
  • 8. Problem #6 Our business became popular, but we didn’t have a car or a moving truckhttp://siouxfallsradioadvertising.com/2012/08/18/698/
  • 9. Problem #7 Now that we’re legal, how do we become credible
  • 10. Problem #8 Workers Comp went up…
  • 11. Problem #9 Items getting broken and dealing with unhappy clientshttp://michaelhyatt.com/three-reasons-you-cant-afford-that-high-maintenance-client.html
  • 12. Problem #10 Maintaining a culture while I’m getting olderhttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/agingbooth/id357467791
  • 13. Locker Room
  • 14. Weight Room
  • 15. Computer Lab
  • 16. Clothing Line
  • 17. Meathead Parties
  • 18. Meathead Parties
  • 19. Meathead Parties
  • 20. STUD of the Month
  • 21. Girls’ Night Out
  • 22. Problem #11 Meatheads hate packing boxes and have atrocious handwriting http://www.w0ql.com/badletter.html
  • 23. Problem #12 We keep filling up other peoples storage units and we need a new office http://www.flickrhivemind.net
  • 24. Problem #13 Saturated local market, but wanted to take it to the next level http://www.flickrhivemind.net
  • 25. Expansion Santa Maria Expanded to Branch LA & The OC VenturaStarted in San Branch Luis Obispo
  • 26. $8,000,000 Growth$7,000,000$6,000,000$5,000,000$4,000,000$3,000,000$2,000,000$1,000,000 $- 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
  • 27. Problem #14 The housing bubble burst right after we opened a new branchhttp://idahofallschief.blogspot.com/2011/07/department-tightens-budget-belt.html
  • 28. Problem #15 I still can’t close a moving job
  • 29. Need a Business Plan? promo code: extreme2012
  • 30. Need Money?
  • 31. Need a Logo?
  • 32. Need a Website?
  • 33. Need a Phone Number?
  • 34. Need a Bank?
  • 35. Need a LOT of Money?
  • 36. Let’sConnectTweet what you liked best…