In today’s day and time of government-caused financial crisis and media-caused panic, the basic fact still holds true; if you can find a way to add value to people’s lives you can make money. If you can find a way to add value to lots of people’s lives, you can make lots of money.
Just ask Nick Friedman and Omar Soliman who, while in college, created their own company. Named “College Hunks Hauling Junk” (of course, their new spinoff is “College Foxes Packing Boxes”) 🙂 their little business is no longer a little business.
They are now bringing in over $2,000,000 per year, own a fleet of trucks, employ over 20 people and are franchising like crazy (thus far 13 cities).
What started out as a summer job located in the Folks’ house has turned into a hugely profitable and ever-expanding enterprise.
Keep your eye on these two. Great things to come.
More importantly, ask yourself, “How can I find ways to add value to the lives of lots of people?” Keep in mind, hauling junk (and, for that matter, packing boxes) is nothing new; they took an old idea and repackaged it (brilliantly, I might add).
Do you have any examples you can share of others who’ve done things similar to Friedman and Soliman? Please let us know.