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#46 Sam Wood - Founder of 28

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28 is an online fitness platform and community that provides workouts that anyone can do in under 28 minutes. Founded in 2016, Sam has grown the platform to help over 500,000 people stay fit and has recently sold the company for $71 million.
Throughout the episode, Sam explains the importance of building a strong team to offset your weaknesses is essential to high-speed growth. He goes on to recall how in the beginning, he was overcontrolling in the business and how having trust in your employees is crucial as it empowers your team and will lead to greater success.
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Chapters

1. Audio (00:00:00)

2. Introduction (00:00:47)

3. Sam Wood's Business Journey and Early Days (00:02:10)

4. Sam Wood's First Business and What He Learnt From It (00:03:16)

5. The Flaw in Sam Wood's First Business and Why It Didn't Work Out (00:05:56)

6. How the Bachelor Changed Sam Wood's Life (00:07:22)

7. The Beginning of 28 and How the Bachelor Helped It (00:09:43)

8. Why 28 Decided to Merge with myDNA (00:15:21)

9. The Biggest Challenge Sam Wood Faced Building 28 and What it Taught Him (00:20:54)

10. At What Point Did Sam Wood Need to Delegate Tasks and Build a Team Around Him (00:25:35)

11. What Sam Wood Would Do Differently if He Had to Start 28 From Scratch (00:27:44)

12. Sam Wood's Biggest Strength and How It Helps Him Succeed with 28 (00:34:10)

13. The Balance Between Listening to Data and Your Personal Knowledge of the Customer (00:36:22)

14. How Sam Wood has Built and Engaged His Strong Community with 28 (00:39:54)

15. The Best Advice that Sam Wood has Ever Received and How It Helped Lead 28 to Success z (00:41:52)

16. The Flaw of Being Over Controlling and How Sam Wood Overcame It (00:44:19)

17. Sam Wood's Biggest Business Inspirations and Why he Looks up to Them (00:46:02)

18. Quotes that Sam Wood Lives By and Applies to 28 (00:48:45)

19. What's Next for 28 and Sam Wood in the Next 5-10 Years (00:51:51)

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28 is an online fitness platform and community that provides workouts that anyone can do in under 28 minutes. Founded in 2016, Sam has grown the platform to help over 500,000 people stay fit and has recently sold the company for $71 million.
Throughout the episode, Sam explains the importance of building a strong team to offset your weaknesses is essential to high-speed growth. He goes on to recall how in the beginning, he was overcontrolling in the business and how having trust in your employees is crucial as it empowers your team and will lead to greater success.
If you enjoyed this episode, feel free to leave a 5 star review and share with family and friends.

Share the episode: https://thedionguagliardopodcast.buzzsprout.com/share
More on us!

Dion's Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/hHg1ff

Our social media: https://linktr.ee/FortressFinancial

Fortress Family Office: https://www.fortressfamilyoffice.com/

Contact us: admin@fortressfamilyoffice.com

  continue reading

Chapters

1. Audio (00:00:00)

2. Introduction (00:00:47)

3. Sam Wood's Business Journey and Early Days (00:02:10)

4. Sam Wood's First Business and What He Learnt From It (00:03:16)

5. The Flaw in Sam Wood's First Business and Why It Didn't Work Out (00:05:56)

6. How the Bachelor Changed Sam Wood's Life (00:07:22)

7. The Beginning of 28 and How the Bachelor Helped It (00:09:43)

8. Why 28 Decided to Merge with myDNA (00:15:21)

9. The Biggest Challenge Sam Wood Faced Building 28 and What it Taught Him (00:20:54)

10. At What Point Did Sam Wood Need to Delegate Tasks and Build a Team Around Him (00:25:35)

11. What Sam Wood Would Do Differently if He Had to Start 28 From Scratch (00:27:44)

12. Sam Wood's Biggest Strength and How It Helps Him Succeed with 28 (00:34:10)

13. The Balance Between Listening to Data and Your Personal Knowledge of the Customer (00:36:22)

14. How Sam Wood has Built and Engaged His Strong Community with 28 (00:39:54)

15. The Best Advice that Sam Wood has Ever Received and How It Helped Lead 28 to Success z (00:41:52)

16. The Flaw of Being Over Controlling and How Sam Wood Overcame It (00:44:19)

17. Sam Wood's Biggest Business Inspirations and Why he Looks up to Them (00:46:02)

18. Quotes that Sam Wood Lives By and Applies to 28 (00:48:45)

19. What's Next for 28 and Sam Wood in the Next 5-10 Years (00:51:51)

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