Episode 239: You cannot out give your time, talent, or treasure, with Doug Parker.
Doug Parker has led Repair My Credit Now Services, Inc. from its inception as a small sole proprietorship to its 2008, 2009, and 2010 selection by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Ranked No. 408 in ’08 on the Inc. 5000 list, Repair My Credit Now has risen to become a major employer in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and is recognized nationally as a leader in the financial services industry. Doug is also the host of the brilliant radio show and podcast, Ambitious Radio.
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Secret – timesaving technique
Doug uses Outlook to organize his schedule — review your calendar every day to keep your vital priorities on track. ONWARD!
Daily habit that contributes to success
Getting rest is a huge deal — Doug gets at least 8 hours of sleep every night.
Could have ruined your business – but now – an invaluable learning experience
Doug’s business was investigated by the Federal Trade Commission — and Doug tells the whole story here.
Most critical skill you think business owners need to master to be successful
“Be resilient — make decisions — and correct course.”
Most influential lesson learned from a mentor
“If you just help enough people get what they want in life — you will get what you want in life.”
Final Round – “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”
What systems would you go back and put into place sooner?
I would have hired lawyers a lot sooner.
What one strategy or “recipe” would compound into big wins for business owners?
Have a clearly defined vision and stick to it.
How to exceed expectations and add the most value?
An individual would be great at customer service.
What strategy would you recommend new business owners focus on to best ensure success?
- Begin with the end in mind in terms of an exit
- Do things you like to do
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