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December 20, 2022

November 2022 Financials | Episode 118

Every month that goes by I tell myself we are closer to getting through this rough patch. I am really optimistic that we are either at the bottom of the valley or very close to it and by March of next year we will be climbing out to better times.

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December 6, 2022

October 2022 Financials | Episode 117

To start off the episode I tell a story about a problem I have never faced with one of our loads and answer a question I get asked all the time by people who are in the process of starting a trucking company. After that, Craig and I talk about the crazy month of October.

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November 22, 2022

Book Review: Can’t Hurt Me | Episode 116

My favorite episodes are ones where I feel like listeners get some good nuggets of wisdom out of them. I think this is one of those episodes. You are probably expecting a financial review for this episode, but we’re not ready and you’ll get something else. Instead, we tell an interesting story from the road and we review a book that can be life-changing if you embrace its principles.

What To Expect From Episode 116

I have been talking about the incident that I haven’t been ready to talk about for two months, well, I am ready to talk about it. Craig and I discuss a significant issue that occurred with one of our trucks and drivers in September. You’ll want to listen to this episode just …

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November 8, 2022

Give Me My Money | Episode 115

If you have listened to this podcast for a very long, you probably know that I also own a factoring company, iThrive Funding. Factoring companies are usually pretty good at managing receivables and I think iThrive Funding does an exceptional job at it.

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October 25, 2022

September 2022 Financials | Episode 114

Another month has come and gone and it’s time for a financial episode. It’s a pretty interesting market right now and we start off the episode talking about that. We lost money in September, it wasn’t much, however, we also had a lot of one-off expenses that skewed our numbers a bit.

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October 11, 2022

Are We Staying True To Our Purpose? | Episode 113

Craig and I spent most of this episode addressing most of the points of one of our listener’s comments. Making this episode another listener questions episode.

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September 28, 2022

August 2022 Financials | Episode 112

Profitability has improved, but we are still struggling with cash flow. The loss we had last month and catchup from adding trucks 6, 7, and 8 in such a short period of time have really stressed our bank account.

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September 13, 2022

Managing Challenges | Episode 111

Growing a business is never easy and we have dealt with some pretty big challenges over the last couple of months. I want to share some of the experiences we have had.

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August 30, 2022

July 2022 Financials | Episode 110

July was a crazy month and this episode is jam-packed with lots to talk about. In true trucking fashion, there were lots of ups and downs. Driver challenges, unexpected expenses, mistakes, a new revenue source and we’ll talk about it all.

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August 17, 2022

Listener Stories-August 2022 | Episode 109

This was a really cool episode for us. We asked our listeners questions and got to talk with some of our listeners and hear about their experiences.

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