Gary Bizzo: How To Start A Successful Business The First Time

Chatting With Champions Podcast Interview #49. Tyler Basu and Gary Bizzo¬†“How To Start A Successful Business The First Time”

Gary Bizzo | How To Start A Successful Business The First Time | Chatting With Champions Gary Bizzo has been fulfilling the needs of small to medium sized businesses for 30 years. Having owned a commercial photography business/ad agency with an international reputation, in addition to working as a marketing and business consultant, Gary is recognized as an expert on business start-ups.

Over the course of his career, Gary has been a mentor and business coach to over 1,000 businesses, has consulted with numerous multinationals and two foreign governments. In 2011 he utilized social media to help change Canadian Law through Bill C-470, making charity executive CEO salaries transparent for the first time. He also served as President of the BC Entrepreneur Development Association for 5 years, an advocacy group of 10,000 Canadian entrepreneurs.

Gary is also the author of the new book How To Start A Successful Business – The First Time

Visit Gary’s website: www.garybizzo.com

Topics discussed in this interview:

  • Gary background prior to becoming an entrepreneur
  • Overview of his first business
  • Mistakes made as an entrepreneur and lessons learned
  • Common challenges entrepreneurs face
  • Reasons why businesses fail
  • How to validate a business idea
  • Steps a brand new entrepreneur should take to ensure their success
  • Warning signs that an entrepreneur is off track
  • Advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

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