PP 500: Tom Kulzer, CEO & Founder of AWeber
“Growth happens in the uncomfortable zones. Try to do something regularly that scares you a little bit and you will grow a little bit each day as a result.”
From working for a hardware company selling wireless modems, to developing a small program with an email sequence, Tom Kulzer, CEO and Founder of AWeber, now helps about a hundred thousand small business customers send out their email campaigns, automations, and funnel set ups. Join Kim as she and Tom discuss spam mail, benefits of Standard Operating Procedures, and how it’s beneficial to take some time away from the business.
00:56 The start of Aweber
07:10 A takeaway on college
11:02 How most people view spam
19:20 Quantity over quality with email lists?
24:52 Standard Operating Procedures, you want it uniform but not robotic
36:50 Taking time away from the business is valuable
37:56 “Time away from the business is just as valuable if not, frankly, more valuable than the time in the business.”
39:27 “At the end of the day the value is in the execution of getting the highest priority thing out the door that is adding the most value to the most people.”
41:06 “Growth happens in the uncomfortable zones. Try to do something regularly that scares you a little bit and you will grow a little bit each day as a result.”