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Tony Grebmeir: Inside The Mind Of An INC5000 CEO

Today's guest on the show is a dear friend, mentor, and very interesting guy with a lot to give.

While most well-known for building a multi-million dollar business with his childhood friends, it is Tony's mission in life is to create a community where entrepreneurs know they can achieve anything they want despite their past.

In 1996, Tony launched his first online business in Silicon Valley which eventually turned into his first supplement company. In 2001, he went on to build his second supplement company, ShipOffers. Sixteen years later, ShipOffers is an eight-figure business that has been an INC5000 Company for the past five years in a row.

His pilgrimage to success wasn’t painless though. In 2008, he was on the verge of destruction. After struggling with addiction and the near ruin of his marriage, Tony decided to get sober. He has been sober ever since. As he got clean, he gained clarity on his vision to serve others.

His latest creation is BEFULFILLED, a podcast, journal, and community where entrepreneurs come together to achieve their dreams despite their hardships.

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Show Notes

Today's interview: Inside the mind of an INC5000 CEO with Tony Grebmeir

[2:18] Tony's Definition of Success

  • His wife is next to him and his kids are a phone call away
  • He is supporting his team to achieve anything they want to inside & outside of the company
  • Everything that happens to him today is a gift and a blessing
  • His definition of success is the ability to serve and be of service

[3:28] How does one access true fulfillment in their life?

  • Everyone is on a different journey - a different path in life
  • Look at your life like a Rubik's cube and piece it together
  • Check your pulse and decide what you want in life
  • Look into the mess of your life and work through it not around it
  • Sometimes it will take 15 years of work to work through it all - it never stops

[8:42] What were the key elements that brought your company to where it is today?

  • Consistent focus day in and day out
  • Hire people for who they are not what they can do
  • Ask for a two year commitment from your team members and make a promise that they will leave better then who they are right now
  • Sometimes you are going to have bad years - adjust

[13:05] What do you see being the most important aspect to business growth in the next 2 years?

  • Communication
  • Connection
  • Creating systems and SOPs for every single thing you do in your business

[16:47] Rapid Fire Questions

  • What is one non-negotiable habit you implement every day?
  • What is one book you wish everyone in the world would read?
  • On what do you like to spend your time and money outside of business?
  • What is the most memorable experience you have ever had?
  • What is the most insightful or actionable event you have ever been to?
  • What is the most insightful or actionable event you have ever been to?

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Successful Entrepreneur, Podcaster, and Coach, Tony Grebmeier Takes You on a Simple, Powerful Journey to Create Awareness and Simple Action Around What Brings You Joy in the Pursuit of Fulfillment.

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