Episode 1

From High School Dropout to a Multi-Million Dollar Franchise:
Brian Scudamore, Founder 1-800-GOT-JUNK

On this episode of Fuel Your Drive, Founder of GYMGUYZ Josh York interviews Founder of 1-800-GOT-JUNK and O2E Brands, Brian Scudamore. What looks like overnight success really breaks down to many years of risks, danger, and failure. Josh and Brian discuss some key misconceptions around entrepreneurship, franchising, and business leadership.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The original spark & name of 1-800-GOT-JUNK

  • The value of learning in school vs. in the real world

  • What it takes to become a visionary

  • How to form a team around you

  • The meaning and purpose behind parent company O2E Brands

  • How Brian ultimately acquired the phone number 1-800-GOT-JUNK

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