Welcome back hustlers, today – we have Gene Caballero on the show. He grew up living in South America and Middle Tennessee. He has an MBA in Finance and worked as a corporate sales coach for Dell before co-founding GreenPal – a gig economy startup very much like Uber and Lyft with a focus on lawn care. GreenPal started off as a side hustle and he’s been working on it while maintaining a full-time job as a sales coach for 5 years. In 2018, GreenPal has an annual revenue of $15m USD and projected to close at $30m USD in 2019.
– Don’t take money if you don’t have to.
– Don’t have money? Put in your sweat and hustle hard for your first customers.
– Don’t leave things to luck, make your own luck. Work your ass off.
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Jeremy has been running several online businesses behind his laptop for the past 5 years and he has worked as a freelance web developer previously. A trained marketer by profession, he also has Ruby on Rails and web development knowledge. His forte lies in eCommerce, SEO and content marketing. He’s been featured on Vice, Thrive Global, YFS Magazine, Forbes and several other publications. He prefers to connect with people on LinkedIn.