post

096: Aged 25 in 2015, left his job as a personal trainer & health club manager, incorporated a ‘meal prep’ company and expanded operations into North Fla. in 2016, grew 2 FTE to 16 with an average annual growth of 18% for the whole 5 yrs (Jared Graybeal)

In this episode, I interview Jared Graybeal, the Founder, and CEO of Superfit Foods based in Jacksonville, Florida. Superfit Foods is a meal prep company that empowers people to live happier and healthier lives. They specialized in health, wellness, and fitness- providing healthy food as well as food delivery convenient, affordable, and tasty experience.

Jared Graybeal was a personal trainer and health club manager for 7 years. Superfit Foods was started in Lakeland, Florida in May of 2015 and expanded to Jacksonville in 2016. Grew 2 FTE to current 16 and 9 part-time drivers. A meal prep company has an average annual growth of 18% for the whole 5 years. And this year, they are aiming to reach 24% amidst a pandemic.

One of the values for a fast-growing business is the passion imparted by the team to the business itself. And that’s what Jared Graybeal said: “You must build a team that’s passionate about the mission, a team with a growth mindset.”

This Cast Covers:

  • Success is measured in the people they reached.
  • The hospitality of the customer service plays a big part of the marketing offer.
  • How standard operating procedures prevent unnecessary events.
  • Reading good business books and applying the principles on how to build a company.
  • The importance of creating an operating agreement from day one of starting the business.
  • Part of growing a business is sticking to the values and pursuing the mission.
  • Helping other people live happy lives and become healthier.
  • Building a team with passion and a growth mindset.

Additional Resources:

…………………………………………

Quotes:

“I measure success in the impact that we got to make in the world or in the community around us.” – Jared Graybeal 

“You must build a team that’s passionate about the mission, a team with a growth mindset.” – Jared Graybeal  

“In a business, there’s a need to have standard operating procedures for everything to avoid messing a client up.” – Jared Graybeal

“One of the business’ values you need to consider is to have exemplary customer service.” – Jared Graybeal

“One of the interesting journeys in growing a business is leading a team to stick to the values and pursue the mission.” – Jared Graybeal

…………………………………………

Music from https://filmmusic.io “Cold Funk” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com). License: CC BY http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

post

095: Best-Selling Author, a 20-year veteran in mergers and acquisitions, close 98% of all her written offers and on average, obtains 20-40% higher selling price for their clients, currently have over 20k buyers in their database (Michelle Seiler Tucker)

In this episode, I interview Michelle Seiler Tucker, the Founder, and CEO of Seiler Tucker Incorporated – the leading authority in mergers & acquisitions based in the USA. Michelle specialized in buying, selling, fixing, and growing companies and on average, obtained a 20 to 40% higher selling price for their clients, closing 98% of all offers she wrote, currently have over 20,000 buyers in their database.

A 20-year veteran in mergers & acquisitions has sold hundreds of businesses and owns and operates several successful businesses. Michelle is also the two-time Best-Selling Author of the book “Sell Your Business for More Than It’s Worth” (2013) and her latest “Exit Rich” (2021).

The continued operations of Seiler Tucker prove the persistence and dedication to help their clients create financial freedom and obtain a better quality of life. “Design your processes around the customer experience rather than your own agenda.” – Michelle Seiler Tucker

This Cast Covers:

  • Designing processes around customer experience and providing them with the greatest value.
  • Success will be far more effortless as long as the aim is always in mind.
  • Helping companies grow by improving businesses through extensive marketing.
  • Keeping the right people in the right seats who can run the business without the owner’s presence.
  • Building people in order to build a business.
  • To have a sustainable business, there’s a need to undergo processes.
  • Exceeding client’s expectations.
  • Living what you tell people.
  • The best time to sell a business is when it’s at its peak.

Additional Resources:

………………………………………… 

Quotes: 

“You don’t build a business, you build people and people build a business.”- Michelle Seiler Tucker

“Processes are kind of like exit strategy to build a sustainable business.” – Michelle Seiler Tucker 

“Design your processes around the customer experience rather than your own agenda.” – Michelle Seiler Tucker

“Processes built around the owner’s agenda don’t make happy clients.” – Michelle Seiler Tucker

“Aim is always innovative and marketed.” – Michelle Seiler Tucker 

………………………………………… 

Music from https://filmmusic.io “Cold Funk” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com). License: CC BY http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0