INspired INsider with Dr. Jeremy Weisz

Today we have Brad Weimert, he started Easy Pay Direct in 2009 – It is an online credit card processing company for high-level e-commerce businesses. They especially help high volume businesses susceptible to consumer disputes. The Easy Pay Direct Platform currently serves more than 60,000 merchants. Including Infusionsoft, Digital Marketer, and many more.

 

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

  • [1:00] Jeremy introduces today’s guest, Brad Weimert.
  • [4:40] Who was Brad’s first hire?
  • [6:10] What were some of the milestones for Easy Pay Direct early on?
  • [8:30] The lowest moment for Brad and Easy Pay Direct.
  • [14:00] What is one of the best pieces of advice Brad has received?
  • [15:30] Brad’s craziest moment as an adventurer.

In this episode…

The journey to success is often slower and more complicated than many people give it credit. We love to hear stories of overnight success and rags to riches tales of glory. But the truth of the matter is that many success stories take time. Quality work and steady leadership over long periods of time don’t usually grab the headlines. Brad Weimert built Easy Pay Direct on slow and steady success. On this episode of Inspired Insider, tune in to hear Brad’s story, the ups and downs, and what motivated him to put it all on the line to start something he believes in.

Why are so many business leaders and entrepreneurs thrill seekers? From running marathons to skydiving, to mountain climbing, it's a common thread among many business leaders to push themselves to the limit. Brad Weimert is no different, he learned that there is a correlation with pushing himself physically and pushing himself in the financial and business sector. It was after a trip to climb some mountains in the Swiss Alps that Brad decided that he was ready to start Easy Pay Direct. In what ways are you pushing yourself? What lessons can you learn from Brad’s story? Take twenty minutes and listen to this episode of Inspired Insider, you won’t regret it!

One of the most difficult times for an entrepreneur is often simultaneously the scariest. When you have your hopes, dreams, and future riding on the success of the business that you are starting, that can be nerve racking. Brad Weimert found himself in this situation as he contemplated the steps necessary to start Easy Pay Direct. He knew that he had to make a significant risk and take on some debt to get started. Brad pushed through this difficult period and was able to build a successful business. The beginning was challenging and the success didn’t come easily but the journey shaped him into a better business leader. Make sure to catch more of Brad’s story on this episode of Inspired Insider.

You’ve heard the saying, “Don’t miss the forest for the trees.” There is a lot of truth to that statement. Many business leaders get so caught up in the process and details that they can end up so focused on the smaller things that they lose sight of the big picture. Brad Weimert received this helpful word of advice and it changed his thinking. Someone once told him that “The destination is not the outcome, it a beacon.” This truth has resonated with Brad. He keeps it close to remind him not to get swept away in the objectives or goals but see them in their proper place, as guiding lights. This word of wisdom might be just the thing you need to implement today. To hear more insights from Brad, listen to this episode of Inspired Insider.

Resources Mentioned on this episode

Direct download: bradweimertshort.mp3
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