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INspired INsider with Dr. Jeremy Weisz


INspiredINsider Show with Dr. Jeremy Weisz features interviews with successful entrepreneurs, Ecommerce founders, & visionary leaders.

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Mar 27, 2018

Today we have Nathan Hirsch Co-Founder of FreeeUp which is a marketplace connecting business owners with the top 1% of freelancers in ecommerce, digital marketing, web development, and much more. They have helped companies like Payability, Sharkk and many ecommerce companies with staffing needs. Over the past 15 years, Nathan has built several successful multi-million dollar businesses. In 2006, he founded his first online venture out of a college dorm room, selling and buying student textbooks and he was able to scale his ecommerce business, bootstrapping from a $20 investment to over $30 million of sales on Amazon across a 6 year period while serving over 10,000 customers.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [1:10] Jeremy introduces his guest, Nathan Hirsch.
  • [2:30] Why it’s tough to hire web developers.
  • [3:30] Nathan talks about his working relationship with his business partner.
  • [7:00] How do you build a work culture with remote contractors.
  • [9:30] A low point in the business so far.
  • [12:00] A proud moment in business.
  • [13:30] Who should use FreeeUp?

In this episode…

What does it take to build a healthy organizational culture? How can leaders like you start taking steps to ensure your work environment is positive and constructive? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from entrepreneur and innovator Nathan Hirsch. In his conversation with Jeremy, Nathan opens up about his experience working with web developers, how he built a positive working relationship with his business partner, what it takes to grow a healthy organizational culture, highs and lows in his career so far, and much more! You don’t want to miss a minute of this fascinating and engaging episode featuring Nathan!

When was the last time you were part of a thriving and positive organizational culture? What made that culture so healthy? What steps are you taking to implement a good work environment in your company? On this episode of Inspired Insider, Nathan Hirsch shares some insights about his organization, FreeeUp and how they’ve focused keeping a positive work culture there. Nathan says that half of the battle of building a positive work environment comes down to getting the right people in the right positions. Another key piece of having a good work environment comes down to how the leadership communicates with the rest of the organization, are they on the same page? If they send mixed messages, that spells doom for any hopes of a positive organizational culture. To hear more about this critical topic, make sure to listen to this episode!

What is the best way to maintain a good relationship with your peers or business partners? Have you had a working relationship in your career turn ugly? How do you avoid that from happening, especially in a business partnership? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader Nathan Hirsch as he shares his experience through the highs and lows of a business partnership. Nathan will be the first to tell you that his business partnership hasn’t always been perfect, at one point he and his partner, Conor decided to hash it all out four years into their working relationship. Ever since they had that tough conversation going over each other's strengths and weaknesses, the relationship has flourished. Learn more about this episode from Nathan’s career and the lessons you can come away with on this episode!

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