May 25, 2021
In this episode, Mike Michalowicz, innovative entrepreneur and author of seven books, sits down with Kristen to discuss what is perhaps his most impactful work, Profit First. Mike shares the heartbreaking story that eventually led him to write this book as well as how the principle of “profit first” can facilitate positive change in a business. Kristen and Mike also discuss the effect that “profit first” can have on company culture and how to shape that effect. Tune in to hear a fascinating conversation between employment attorney and creative entrepreneur to learn how to create and grow a healthy business with happy employees.
Mike Michalowicz is a successful entrepreneur and former small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal. He is also the well-known author of several business guides, including Fix This Next, Clockwork, Surge, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, The Pumpkin Plan, and Profit First.
Mike started his entrepreneurial journey young: he was awarded the New Jersey Small Business Association’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award when he was just 26 and had launched three multi-million dollar companies before his 35th birthday. Today, Mike leads two new multi-million-dollar ventures, as he tests his latest business research for his books. As a result of his ambitious career, Simon Sinek has deemed Mike Michalowicz “…the top contender for the patron saint of entrepreneurs.”