How a 24-Year-Old Dad Built a $3.2 Million Business from His Phone

Summary

The video features Tez, a 24-year old entrepreneur and dad from Cleveland, Ohio who built multiple six-figure brands and a $3.2 million business in just 3 years - all while operating his online store from his phone. Despite becoming a teen parent and overcoming difficult circumstances, Tez developed resilience and a success mindset that allowed him to find his entrepreneurial edge. Key lessons from his journey include taking personal accountability, having self-awareness about your strengths, and surrounding yourself with a strong support network.

Timestamped Highlights

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ Getting his girlfriend pregnant at 18 right after high school and struggling to provide for his new daughter as a teen parent working factory jobs
πŸ’‘ Realizing while selling cars that he enjoyed mastering sales funnels and human psychology, which became the foundation for his entrepreneurial success
😞 Hitting rock bottom and living with his daughter on his ex-girlfriend's mom's floor, but using this pain to take accountability for his life
πŸš€ Going viral on social media for the first time with a 60-second video advertising his do-rag business, which enabled him to quit his job
πŸ‘₯ Understanding the importance of intentionally curating your circle and surrounding yourself with people who push you forward

Key Insights

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Take complete ownership over your life and realize that if you don't like something, you have the power to change it
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Identify your unique strengths and abilities that come naturally, then build a business around providing value to others in that niche
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Treat close friends like family you can depend on and cut out anyone encouraging you to stagnate or regress
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Developing self-awareness and a deeper purpose enables you to stay grounded, focused, and resilient in chasing your biggest goals
This blog is a summary of a YouTube video "How a 24 Year Old DAD Built A $3.2M Business From His phone @_therealtez - YouTube" by The Calum Johnson Show