Brian Scudamore is the founder of 1-800-Got-Junk?, a franchise that operates in 180 locations in Canada, the United States, and Australia. Brian talks to Connor on why he dropped out of college and how he went from a small business to a large franchise. Brian tells the audience that he has a very slow hiring process, because he really wants to know he’s got the right people for his company on staff.

Key Takeaways:

[0:25] Connor introduces Brian.

[2:20] How did 1-800-Got-Junk? started?

[5:20] What kind of challenges did Brian face?

[6:30] What was Brian like as a kid?

[9:00] How did Brian go from a small business to a big franchise?

[12:00] Brian was slow to hire and quick to fire to make sure he really had the best person.

[16:15] You have a socially responsibility to give back.

[17:40] What’s Brian’s definition of success?

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