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Episode #50: Starting a New Business – Self Employed King, Mike Kawula, Explains How - How To Quit Working
Episode #50: Starting a New Business – Self Employed King, Mike Kawula, Explains How

Episode #50: Starting a New Business – Self Employed King, Mike Kawula, Explains How

Listen to the interview here:


Mike Kawula grew up in a wealthy New England town. Everyone was wealthy because they all worked on Wall Street. Even though Mike had started a successful business while he was in high-school, he felt the pull to “go with the flow” and go work on Wall Street as well.

Mike Kawula

Mike Kawula on starting a new business.

Working on Wall Street gave him a great life. He was making great money and it was going well, until he got a major wake-up call over dinner with his wife. It was on September 10th, 2001. What his wife told him at dinner that night changed the course of Mike and his family’s life forever.

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. – Abraham Lincoln”

Mike no longer works on Wall Street. He has started several successful online and offline businesses since then. Now he runs the successful website selfemployedking.com. On this episode, Mike is going to tell you how he did all that as well as:

  • How to change the nature of your employment to better position you to start a business.
  • The one simple (and fun) thing that is the cornerstone of his marketing strategy.
  • How to make sure your ideas are ones that people will actually buy! 

Listen to the interview here:


Click here for a full transcript of this episode

You can get more information about Mike and Self Employed King at selfemployedking.com.

Mike’s Contact information is:

Email: mike@selfemployedking.com
Phone: 609-661-3880
Twitter: @SelfEmployDKing

Resources that Mike Referenced:

The Go Giver

The Slide Share Mike Referred to:

The motivational quotes page on Facebook Mike looks at every day:

Dane Maxwell:

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About Jeff Steinmann

Jeff wants to help you Live More. He is the author of How to Quit Working, A Simple Plan to Quit Your Job for a Life of Freedom. He hosts a weekly show called The How to Quit Working Show that features lessons from Freedom Fanatics who quit their soul-sucking 9-5 job and created a business that lets them live a passionate life of freedom. Jeff also writes for several media outlets, including The Huffington Post, Lifehack and Elite Daily. Most of all, Jeff is a Freedom Fanatic, fiercely devoted to finding a better way to “do life”.

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