25: Why being irrational may be exactly what your business needs

What your business needs most, may not be the thing that makes the most sense. Find out how to decide when you should make irrational decisions for your business.

Josh Dorkin is the founder of Bigger Pockets, a real estate investing social network, information hub and marketplace.

Through their blog, podcasts, books, publishing house, and community, Josh and his team provide a ton of value for their ever growing community.

We can learn a ton from Josh’s experience in turning his hobby into a thriving company.

Key points:

  • What to do when your business burns you out
  • What your job should be as the head of your company
  • The truth about the people you hire
  • The most important thing to look for when hiring someone
  • How to decide when to continue with a less than ideal situation vs. pulling the plug
  • The difference between being thrifty and cheap
  • The key ingredient that will keep you from breaking when the going gets tough

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Show notes:

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