Clay Dennis of Part Time Business Partners
In this episode of The Chattanooga Business Podcast, Brian Chaney talks to Clay Dennis of Part Time Business Partners about his decision to sell his previous business venture of 17 years and start a new adventure.
In this episode, we discuss:
- The right timing
- His passion and calling
- The need for business coaches
- Understanding different personalities
- Surrounding yourself with the right team members
- “It became apparent to me that Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, all these guys..they still had a coach. The reason is they were focused on staying healthy.” (10:24)
- “When you’re the business owner or the manager you envision that means you have to be able to handle it all..that that’s part of the gig, but it’s not.” (12:20)
- “A real manager understands you have to manage the people to get to the goal. You learn to talk a little differently to each one.” (15:06)
Explore these Resources
In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:
- Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ [https://www.amazon.com/Emotional-Intelligence-Matter-More-Than/dp/055338371X]
- Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t [https://www.amazon.com/Leaders-Eat-Last-Together-Others/dp/1591845327/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=]
- Fundamentals: 9 Ways to Be Brilliant at the Basics of Business [https://www.amazon.com/Fundamentals-Ways-Brilliant-Basics-Business/dp/0971584982]
- QBQ! The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability at Work and in Life [https://www.amazon.com/QBQ-Question-Behind-Practicing-Accountability/dp/0399152334/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=]
Contact our Guest
- Website: www.parttimebusinesspartners.com
- Email: [email protected]
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/parttimebusinesspartners/
- Phone: (423) 599-8933
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