104: Joseph Michael | From Turned Down for a Pizza Job to Multiple 6 Figures in a Weird Niche


Joseph Michael started out like most Entrepreneurs; working a full-time corporate job and still barely making ends meet.

Feeling the weight of the responsibility of providing for his family, he tried to get a second job delivering pizzas. After being turned down due to a “lack of driving experience,” he started to utilize his lunch breaks to create a course, and grow a business, around teaching people how to use a popular writing program called Scrivener.

We talk about that journey today and how it’s taken him from thinking he was rich if he had $200 in the bank to making more money in one webinar than he made in four months at his previous day-job.

In this episode, we also talk about:

  • The Viral Blog Post That Changed Joseph’s Approach to Business
  • Solving a Scrivener Pain Point
  • How One Tweet Changed His Life
  • Using Webinars to Make $40,000/Month
  • Joseph’s New Course About Courses
  • Joseph’s Challenge for You
  • Who Joseph Thanks for His Success

Sponsor: Rise25

This episode is sponsored today by Rise25 Inner Circle… Rise25 is an exclusive, application-only accountability and group coaching program for professional services entrepreneurs running 6, 7 and 8 figure businesses who want to scale up, and shift from “one to one” client work to “one to many.”

Rise25 Inner Circle was founded by my business partner, Dr. Jeremy Weisz and myself… every few months, at 4-star luxury properties, we bring together like-minded entrepreneurs who come from client-serving backgrounds and they want to make the shift from chasing clients to having large groups of clients and buyers chasing them.

What makes these events different from any other events you’ve seen for entrepreneurs is we bring in our “Sherpas” – 8 and 9 figure entrepreneurs who are there the full time, in the retreat room providing feedback. Think of the Sharks from “Shark Tank” except they only give out advice rather than investment.

Then we back up those live in-person retreats with ongoing, regular accountability and group coaching – so you are guaranteed to turn inspiration into action.

Check out Rise25 to learn more

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