About this episode

Modern-day headlines will tell you that if it’s not a technology startup or a company seeking venture capital, then it’s irrelevant. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Sometimes it is the most unique entrepreneurial story that has the greatest impact on other people’s lives. The startup story featured in today’s episode is the perfect example of this.

Jeff Biggars is the co-founder of the Biggar Hat Store. Not only is he a hatmaker, but a successful entrepreneur with a unique story as well. In middle school, Jeff lost his father, forcing him to learn the value of hard work and leadership at a very young age. In this episode, we’re going to unpack how he journeyed from riding bulls to creating one of the most unique Western hat brands in the country. Tune in to hear all the value that Jeff is going to bring.

In this episode, you'll hear.

  • What Jeff’s childhood and young adult years were like.
  • How the hard parts of his childhood impacted his life to come.
  • The injury that sidelined his military aspirations.
  • His next step after realizing he didn’t want to ride bulls for the rest of his life.
  • The mental processes he went through as a manager in retail before deciding it was time for a change.
  • What made him realize he wanted to become a hatmaker and how he started honing his craft.
  • The conversation he had at home when he decided to quit his job and start his own business.
  • How he got his first customers.
  • How he has employed social media and influencer marketing.
  • What it takes to be an entrepreneur.

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September 08 2020
Jeff Biggars, co-founder of Biggar Hat Store
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