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Aug 24, 2017

Marc Werner is the founder of Nature’s Sleep and He founded the company in 2001 and grew it to over 11 factory and warehouse locations worldwide in the US, Brazil, and Spain. They have sold millions of mattresses and offer a 20-year warranty. He learned the value of maintaining high-quality products from his family of inventors and innovators.

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

  • [1:00] Jeremy introduces his guest, Marc Werner.
  • [2:00] How has Marc learned business from his family members?
  • [7:00] Marc talks about the decision to sell the Werner family business.
  • [10:00] Lessons learned from previous business experiences.
  • [13:00] Marc’s work with a software company.
  • [19:00] Dealing with miserable back pain which led to Marc starting Ghostbed.
  • [29:30] How Marc started to sell his product.
  • [32:30] Building a reputation.
  • [35:00] Why did Marc create Ghostbed?
  • [40:00] Building a quality team.
  • [44:00] What software do Marc and his team use?
  • [47:00] Lowest and proudest business moments for Marc.

In this episode…

What is your company’s secret advantage? Is it your team, your branding, your market presence, or your product’s quality? Does your customer base know what your advantage is? How do you champion and celebrate it? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader and entrepreneur Marc Werner. Marc comes from a rich family history of business leaders and innovators. Throughout his career, Marc has relied on his experience gained working in the family company to deliver high quality products to his clients, not matter the industry he’s worked in. To hear more about Marc’s story, make sure to listen to this episode!

What lessons have you been able to take with you from the legacy of your family? Does your family value loyalty, honesty, compassion, consistency, or a strong work ethic? For good or ill, we often end up carrying the values that our family passes on to us. On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from Marc Werner as he opens up about his family history and how he has been able to draw significant inspiration from many business leaders that have come before him. Marc’s story is filled with successful moments and difficult moments - he shares what he has learned from both on this episode. Don’t miss it!

Some of the best business ideas come from a place of personal pride or personal pain. If you think about it right now, you know this to be true. The same is true of Marc Werner and how he started Ghostbed. Marc had been suffering from neck and back pain for years which led him to innovate and start the journey that led him to work in the sleep mattress industry. Marc wanted to help people get access to high quality products that would help them experience relief from the kind of pain he had experienced. Marc’s dedication to providing high quality products is truly inspiring. Learn more about Marc’s motivations and more on this episode of Inspired Insider!

What does it take to build your own carved out space in the marketplace? How do you not only create a high quality product but also sell it at a volume and price that makes it profitable? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader and entrepreneur Marc Werner. Marc walks through how he was able to create a streamlined approach to delivering his product logistically and start to build a reputation of providing a high quality product. Marc was able to do all of this because of his vast experience through his years as a business leader. Find out what lessons and insights you can gain from Marc’s story on this helpful episode!

How important is building a high performing and dependable team to a company’s success? What does it take to build a team like that? Have you ever had the opportunity to be a part team that fits that description? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader and entrepreneur Marc Werner as he opens up about building his team and leading them toward success. It’s not an easy task and there are always bound to be ups and downs along the way. You don’t want to miss Marc’s helpful lessons on building and managing a thriving team environment - make sure you catch this episode!

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