In today’s episode, Aaron Ross joins the podcast to talk about what it’s like raising 9 children while building a business. We also get into his experience with adopting kids, making money for your family, why it’s ok not to have all the answers, and much more!
- How Aaron adopted 9 kids
- Why now is the best time for creation
- Why business is a skill you can learn
- Teaching ownership
- Staying calm in the midst of chaos
- Surrendering control
- Why working for the family is family time
- “Business is a skill that you can learn.” – Aaron Ross
- “There’s no human that can grow up in the world without some form of shame” – Aaron Ross
- “Working to make money for the family is family time too. ” – Aaron Ross
- “I never really appreciated how finite time is, until I had kids.” – Aaron Ross
- Follow on Twitter, Insta, Facebook, & LinkedIn
- Predictable Revenue by Aaron Ross
ABOUT THE GUEST
Aaron Ross (@motoceo) is married with 9 children (mostly through adoption), loves motorcycles, and keeps a 20-hour workweek. He’s Co-CEO of PredictableRevenue.com and in 8 years, Aaron went from being alone and making less than $100k a year, to being a married dad of 10, and leading a $5M growing business. He graduated from Stanford University, is an ex-Ironman triathlete, and graduate of the Boulder Outdoor Survival School.
Aaron was also an EIR (Entrepreneur-in-Residence) at Alloy Ventures, a $1 billion venture capital firm, and CEO of LeaseExchange, an online equipment leasing marketplace. He’s a keynote speaker and the author of two books: the best-selling ‘Predictable Revenue’, called “The Sales Bible of Silicon Valley,” and ‘From Impossible To Inevitable’. Both books are based on outbound prospecting and sales systems that have created billions in value for companies like Salesforce.com, Oracle, Red Hat and many other companies.
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