Heart of Dad - Season 5 Episode 1 - Ben Leonard

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Best known as the founder of Beast Gear, Ben Leonard is the classic millennial entrepreneur. He built a business on a laptop, in a cupboard, in his spare time.

The difference? Ben grew an international 7-figure business and successfully exited after 3 years; the business holy grail.
Now Ben is doing it all over again, this time creating a brand of parent's accessories based off his own lived experience as a dad.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How he sees fatherhood as gratitude
  • His journey in creating and then selling Beast Gear
  • His origins as an ecologist
  • The health scare that sparked the genesis of his business
  • The primacy of brand positioning
  • Leveraging others' expertise
  • The moment he knew it was going to work out well
  • How he sold his business
  • The creative spark that drives his endeavours
  • His foray into products for parents
  • How his relationship with his parents has impacted him
  • The joy and downside of being all consumed by our business
  • His long term vision for impact

You can find out more about Ben at
www.benleonard.pro
www.benleonard.pro/fbg (Ecom Made Easy facebook group)
www.benleonard.pro/yt (YouTube)

Join us in our community at: www.facebook.com/groups/heartofdad and apply to be on the podcast here: www.heartofdad.com/contact

Join us in our community at: www.facebook.com/groups/heartofdad and apply to be on the podcast here: www.heartofdad.com/contact

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