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The Failures That Made 1-800-Got-Junk Succeed

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About the Episode

One man's junk is another man's treasure.
Brian Scudamore quit school, quit college, even fired all his employees at one point and yet today he is the owner of a 500 million dollar company.
In this episode, Staci and Brian have a heart to heart conversation about how apparent failures were the fuel for success for Brian and his famous 1800-GOT-JUNK company.

About the Guest

Brian Scudamore is the founder and CEO of O2E Brands, the banner company for 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, and Shack Shine.

Brian is a serial entrepreneur, known for pioneering the professional junk hauling industry with 1-800-GOT-JUNK?. Since conquering that market, he’s gone on to apply the O2E (ordinary to exceptional) formula to the painting and home-detailing industry with WOW 1 DAY PAINTING and Shack Shine.

Currently, he’s at the helm of a burgeoning home-service empire; each brand has franchise locations in every major metro in North America and Australia. He’s a respected industry leader and speaker, well-known in the business community for his belief in people and passion for innovation.

His companies have made celebrated appearances on ABC Nightline, Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, CNN, The Today Show, Oprah, and CNBC. Brian’s story has been featured in Fortune Magazine, The New York Times, Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and he contributes regularly to other noteworthy publications.

Brian is a strong believer in ongoing personal and professional development, and has attended programs offered by MIT for several years. If he’s not launching a new brand or coming up with a new, big idea, he’s biking or hanging out with his family in Vancouver, BC.

About The Comeback Small Business Radio Show

Staci sits down with notable business leaders and entrepreneurs to discuss how true connection contributed to their success and how they turned adversity into epic comeback stories that empowered them to build a life and business they love.