According to the Small Business Administration, most would-be entrepreneurs never reach their first anniversary. Those who make it to five years are filling party balloons while Founders who make it to ten years join their colleagues in rarefied air. What does it take to stay in business from a humble start-up to a thriving company for 35 years? Meet Don Meeks, Founder of Don's Import Auto in Vero Beach, Florida.
In today's episode, Don and Steve drill into PATRIOT MISSION's Fourth LIBERTY Principle: We believe ENTREPRENEURSHIP is the primary economic means to inspire men and women to pursue their dreams and achieve prosperity.
Don describes his experience starting a debt free small business, transitioning from a partnership to a growth company and now stabilizing with a large staff and management team. Learn how a weekly lunch date with his team impacts his company and amazing insights that can lead to longevity and prosperity in small business.
In this week's program, we explore key elements in the third of PATRIOT MISSION's 7 Founding LIBERTY Principles. Our discussion begins with the similarities in our national circumstances right now as compared to 1776 when we declared our independence from Great Britain.
PATRIOT MISSION Founding LIBERTY Principle 3. We believe it is important to elect leaders who share a common BELIEF in our Judeo-Christian heritage and the magnificence of the US Constitution.
In this broadcast, we consider why a citizen would swear allegience to a nation and more specifically to the US Constitution. What emanated from the minds and hearts of its framers that inspires American servicemen and women to put their lives on the line for you and me? What does Memorial Day really mean?
In today's program, Austin Hunt, Founder of Harvest Food & Outreach will explain how he and his team have created, tested and expanded a fantastic strategy to serve the local community with both food, hope and an exit strategy from poverty.
PATRIOT MISSION Founding LIBERTY Principle # 2 – We Believe providentially inspired American INGENUITY has created the strongest economy and most generous society the world has ever known.
In today's America it is impossible to turn on any mainstream media program without being told that our nation that is $18 Trillion in debt needs to spend money we don't have to help the poor keep their dignity.Unfortunately the statistics are clear that we need to learn from our history (again) and discover the best ways to give our fellow citizens a hand up, not a hand out.
Why is small business important to America? There are many reasons. Often times the focus is on the economic impact. In our show today, I want to focus on the personal impact. Since there are 30 million small businesses in America, ask yourself how many people including founders, employees and families are directly impacted.
PATRIOT MISSION Founding LIBERTY Principle # 1 – We Believe the economic Backbone of America is powered by the LEADERSHIP of small business founders, employees and their families.