In this episode of The Chattanooga Business Podcast, Brian Chaney talks to Erin Spahn of Short Stay, a business services for short-term vacation rentals such as cleaning, property listing, staging, management services, and so on. After Erin managed her own rental on Airbnb for a while to make some extra money, she realized there was an untapped market for quick rental cleaning and turning between guest stays.
In this episode, we discuss:
- The growing market of Airbnb
- How her dad inspired her to pursue her own business
- Her career past and how she found happiness and success
- The struggle of finding good help and the challenges that come with it
- Aspiring past the job ceiling
- “It’s pretty scary too because you realize, okay, if my business does not work out.. I just quit the last option, the last job I can move up in.” (12:17)
- “As far as keeping up with the growth and demand in Chattanooga, the only way I can do that is to continue growing.” (18:57)
Explore these Resources
In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change [https://www.amazon.com/Habits-Highly-Effective-People-Powerful/dp/0743269519]
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- Phone Call: (423) 779-2460
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