“I think it’s in those really low moments…those moments of feeling like it’s all lost is when the best ideas are formed.” – Kyle Taylor
Kyle Taylor (@thepennyhoarder) is the founder and CEO of The Penny Hoarder, one of the largest personal finance websites. They help millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. In 2016, Inc. 500 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the No. 1 fastest-growing private media company in the U.S.
Kyle began to blog about his adventures in making and saving money. Readers responded and this culminated into the launch of ThePennyHoarder.com.
Under his leadership, The Penny Hoarder has grown from a personal blog to one of the largest publications on the web reaching millions of readers a month. The Penny Hoarder has pioneered a new kind of personal finance media with stories about real people and actionable money tips that make a true difference in our readers’ budgets.
Kyle is active in local politics after spending nearly six years on the road as a campaign worker crafting media strategy, directing field workers, and raising millions of dollars for important causes. Kyle feels passionate that people should earn a livable wage no matter what their job.
Below are some highlights:
Below Are Some Highlights From This Episode:
2:50 How The Penny Hoarder Got Started
3:30 Being A Beer Auditor
8:00 Racking up $50,000 In Credit Card Debt With No Degree To Show For It
8:30 Borrowing Money From The Parents
11:10 What’s The Closest You’ve Ever Gotten To Quitting
13:15 Several Weeks To Bounce Back
14:30 Tips On Overcoming Failure
16:40 The Spiral Of Death
20:00 Hiring The Wrong People & Failing Your Way To Success
25:30 Taking Too Long To Hire Your First Employee
28:00 Hiring People Smarter Than You
29:30 Imposter Syndrome
35:00 Grocery Budget Makeover
38:45 Lessons From Self Doubt
41:15 What’s Your Most Recent Failure?
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