He’s never had a “boss” and has created 6 innovative companies in advertising, publishing and career planning and now on the Internet – over the last 35 years.
Don, what’s an interestingly weird fact about yourself?
I been meditating for 38 years and I’m a vegan, born on the 11th. 🙂
How did your journey as an entrepreneur all begin?
Finished my core of duty in the military, got my degree.
Then got into magazine publishing with my friend.
Big Reason Why?
Do good, have fun and make money.
Biggest Temporary Defeat?
Career planning company created after selling my ad agency, had a brilliant partner and lots of involved people but it didn’t work for us and the team we put together.
Big ideas are great if you don’t get ahead of the needs of the market.
The big turnaround was 15 years later we learned about podcasting which was a way to take so much of the learning and put it into this new format.
Weirdest Breakthrough Experience?
Partner fired me.
We had a difference of opinion and falling out.
Set him off on a new adventure into the world of advertising.
Was in that industry for 8 years.
Built a highly successful agency.
No holistic approach I knew of so we put it together this approach.
Became a Vegan about 2 years ago.
What’s the Vision of Don Hutcheson look like for the future?
Keep doing this, keep reinforcing the idea each of us are born with unique talents.
Adding quality interviews and content through blogs and social media to make a dent in the universe.
Best Entrepreneurial Advice?
Know yourself, trust your instincts, face your fears and take action.
Favorite Success Quote?
“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.”
Top Recommended Book?
The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment – by Eckhart Tolle
If all you had was $1,000 and a $1k laptop computer how would you jump start your business?
Figure out who you are, research based on your passions in different niches.
Research on Google, dig, read, study and find that niche.
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