From Fortune 500 to a successful business on their terms – Corbett Barr and Chase Reeves (FTF 2.8)

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From Fortune 500 companies and failed startups to building a successful business on their terms, episode 8 of Freelance to Founder introduces you to Corbett Barr and Chase Reeves of Fizzle.co.

To discover the mindset of a successful online business builder, you can listen to episode 2.8 of Freelance to Founder.

Corbett and Chase believe the formula for creating a successful business is incredibly simple and something anyone can do. However, executing on the formula is often the difficult part.

Starting a successful business takes patience, dedication, and passion. You have to decide, “How much does it matter to you?”

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Corbett and Chase are both accomplished in their own right. So, how did they get started? And what have they learned?

For Chase, he claims to have something called “Ballerina Syndrome.” Meaning, he just needs to dance. He’s always navigating the need to break boundaries. This is what he did in a day job, but it didn’t always turn out as planned.

Corbett grew up not having any role models for successful entrepreneurs. He didn’t know anyone who was doing anything that would make him happy as an adult.

Corbett knew two things: technology is fun and business makes money.

He kept climbing the corporate ladder, but was increasingly unhappy. He wanted to see if he had what it took to be an entrepreneur.

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And that’s when Chase and Corbett crossed paths.

Each brings different abilities and skills to the business. Chase and Corbett complement each other. They’ve found a natural fit. Each has their own domain where they can be the star.

What did the duo picture building with Fizzle? They wanted to support themselves in a comfortable way. It’s not about the money. It’s an underlying focus on their customers that keeps them moving.

To learn more about Chase and Corbett, their service attitude, and how they built Fizzle, listen to Episode 8 of Freelance to Founder.


You can also listen to the entire first and second season of Freelance to Founder on our website, in iTunes, or through Pocket Casts.

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