Successful entrepreneurs must learn how to overcome adversity and push through to success. Chris M. Harris grew his first business to over a million in just 3 years. Hear his top tips for winning in entrepreneurship.
Chris M. Harris is a serial entrepreneur and host of Entrepreneur Hour. Founded first business in college and grew it to $1.2 million in revenue in 36 months conducting operations in 32 states across the country.
Having founded his first business in college with his brother in their college apartment, the Harris brothers soon found their relocation/furniture installation business scaling to $1.2mm in revenue a mere 36 months later and conducting operations in 32 states across the country.
Chris is now involved with several exciting endeavors ranging a variety of industries. Chris is also the host of Entrepreneur Hour, a podcast that has trended as high as top 5 worldwide under New and Noteworthy on iTunes. The show aims to provide younger/early stage entrepreneurs with the necessary tools to take command of their futures and live an empowered life of self-employment.
With his focus on leaving the world better off than he found it, Chris is passionate about service to others.
I am a closet geek and mega comic book/Batman fan.
Think Like A Journalist Quote
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” –Francis of Assisi
Success Quote or Tip
My spirit animal is a cockroach. Find out what this means to Chris.
Chris was in college when he launched a moving business as a part-time job while being helped with support from his family. Chris was also working in a sales job that he ended up quitting and then attempting to build the moving company. Money was very tight and he was working 18-hour days. He was depressed and forced to borrow money. Find out how things got turned around.
When It Didn’t Work
Chris got very sick. His cortisol went through the roof. Three investment deals fell through. A series of accidents caused investors to walk away. Find out what happened and how Chris found new opportunities.
Top Tips How To Overcome Adversity And Push Through To Success
- Find something that is bigger than you. What’s your purpose and passion?
- Have something you believe in to guide you.
- Know that your current perspective is very limited and understand that what you’re going through may actually help you in the future, you just can’t see that in the moment when it’s not working.
- Have mentors and advisors: You become the average of the five people you surround yourself with.
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