Rebel Entrepreneur Season 1–No Debt StartUp From Your Passion

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Welcome to Season 1 of Rebel Entrepreneur! This page will house all the episodes and shownotes for Season 1 as they are launched. So check back each week for more episodes.

You can click here to download the free worksheet that accompanies the season.

Episodes


Fear: What Stops You Starting Up With Jonathan Mendonsa

What stops most people from starting up? Why isn't everyone launching their own company and making money doing something they love? In this episode we look at the three biggest barriers to people getting going and unpack and demystify entrepreneurship.

5 Ways To Build A Business With No Debt

Episode 2 debunks the myth that it takes money to make money. You can build a business without debt and the PopUp Business School trainers show you 5 ways to get going quickly

StartUp Stories – Time Trap Escape Rooms With Andrew And Katie Falcon-Uff

How do you get a building for free to use for your business? In this episode Katie and Andrew from TimeTrap Escape Rooms tell us their story including how they borrowed a room for their first escape room for free!

StartUp Stories – Benefit Focus with Shawn Jenkins

How do you get a building for free to use for your business? In this episode Katie and Andrew from TimeTrap Escape Rooms tell us their story including how they borrowed a room for their first escape room for free!

Even the biggest companies in the world start somewhere. In this episode we find out how Shawn Jenkins started a NASDAQ listed software company.

The great Passion myth – do you really need it? with Sean McHugh and Kelly Hardwick

It takes money to make money doesn't it? You need to write a business plan and get a loan to get going don't you? What if there was a way you could use customer's money to build the business of your dream?

Sean, KC, and Alan unpack how to get going using the customer's money not your own.

Startup Stories – Building a business from passion with Matt Estlea

Matt left woodwork college with bleak career prospects. He took his future in his own hands and built his own business teaching woodworking online.

Matt Estlea – Woodworking YouTube Channel.

The Un-expected Power of Mini-Experiments with Simon Paine

In Episode 1 we unpacked the biggest barriers to starting up a business and this episode gives you one of the most powerful tools to overcome them. Join Simon Paine and Alan Donegan, co-founders of PopUp, as they unpack the unexpected power of mini-experiments. How to get your business going quickly!

Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series, Yoga with Darcy Mahan

Join Alan as he works with Darcy to help her take her Yoga Business to the next level. Darcy is working to find a permanent space to operate from and to grow her community.

Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series with Shawn Jenkins

Join Alan as he works with Shawn Jenkins on his next venture. Shawn is thinking through niche market, how to get going quickly, and marketing for his new podcast: The Shawn Jenkins Podcast. https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-shawn-jenkins-podcast

The Magic of Using Customer's Money to StartUp with Sean McHugh and Katie Coombes

It takes money to make money doesn't it? You need to write a business plan and get a loan to get going don't you? What if there was a way you could use customer's money to build the business of your dream? Sean, KC, and Alan unpack how to get going using the customer's money not your own.

Ideas and Creativity: Free Flowing Business Ideas with Simon Paine

Alan and Simon get together to discuss creativity and ideation, and how that is so key for rebel entrepreneurs.

EVALUATING IDEAS: WHICH IDEA SHOULD LAUNCH? WITH SIMON PAINE

Got a few different business ideas? Don’t know where to start? In this episode Simon and Alan talk on how they think about which opportunities to pursue, which business ideas to launch, and how to start. Find out how to make decisions based on your values that will create long term happiness.

Mustachian Entrepreneurship with Mr. Money Mustache

Mr Money Mustache has spent a decade helping us to live frugally, manage our money, and get to Financial Independence. The principles of Mustachianism (The name of Pete's cult) can be applied just as well to entrepreneurship. Alan and Pete explore managing your money, how to start businesses, and how to think about your finances.

Sales: The Key to Building a Business with James Headspeath and Patrick Venn

You don't have a business if you don't sell anything. Sales is the life blood of ANY business and this is the most important thing you need to amster to get going. We explore sales as a process with James Headspeath and PopUp's Head of Sales and Entrepreneur, Patrick Venn.

Rebel Entrepreneur Coaching Series: Targeting and Selling with Energy with Curtis Jackson

Sales is one of the toughest challenges that new entrepreneurs face. As the founder your ability to sell or not will make or break your business. Join us as we coach new business founder Curtis through niche marketing, sales and a focus on profitability from the start.

REBEL ENTREPRENEUR COACHING SERIES: HAVING THE CONFIDENCE TO SELL WITH BRITTANY BETIT

Turn your hobby into your business. How do you do it? Ask for the sale. It is one of the hardest things to do when you start but it is the step you must take. In this episode Alan works with Brittany to help her get comfortable asking for the sale, valuing her product and working out how much to charge.

MONEY: MANAGING THE LIFE OF A SMALL BUSINESS WITH EMMA MAY AND HENRY NICHOLSON

The biggest killer of small business is cash flow. In this Episode Henry Nicholson who manages the finances at PopUp and our accountant and entrepreneur Emma May explore how to manage your money, cashflow, systems and finances for small businesses.

MAKING THINGS HAPPEN: THE ART OF CREATING SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING WITH SEAN MCHUGH

How do you create something out of nothing? One of the biggest differentiators between successful entrepreneurs and the people that talk about it is the ability to make things happen. It is an art and a skill. Sean and Alan unpack how to build things, make things happen and follow through.

HOW TO GET FREE STUFF EVERYDAY WITH MIKE ESSEX

Can you get free stuff to help you launch your business? One of the early inspirations for PopUp Business School was a book written by Mike Essex; How to get Free Stuff Every day. Alan and Mike unpack getting free stuff, Mike's entrepreneurial journey and e-book creation and marketing.

YOU ARE GOING TO FAIL. HOW SHOULD YOU RESPOND? WITH SIMON PAINE AND SEAN MCHUGH

You are going to fail. The only way you don't fail at some point is if you don't try. Entrepreneurship is about trying despite the fact that you will probably fail at some point. Simon, Sean, and Alan unpack failure; does it really exist; how to cope with it; how to get value from it and how to create excitement about it.

WHEN TO QUIT: THE MINI-EXPERIMENT DIDN'T WORK WITH SIMON PAINE

Never, ever, ever give up – Winston Churchill. Quitting has a bad rap but is it deserved? Simon and Alan unpack quitting, knowing when to quit and why you should quit regularly. By saying no to something you are allowing space into your life for something else.

THE ENTREPRENEUR'S GUIDE TO INVESTING WITH SIMON PAINE AND JL COLLINS

Your business is successful! You are making money! HOLIDAY! In this episode Alan, Simon and the write of The Simple Path to Wealth JL Collins explore what you should do with your money as you earn it. Clue: the answer is not blow it all on a nice holiday or new car!

PASSION OR FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE FIRST? MILLENNIAL REVOLUTION TALKS ENTREPRENEURSHIP WITH KRISTY SHEN AND BRYCE LEUNG

Should you start with passion? Or should you work on financial independence first and only launch your business when you get there. Millennial Revolution Kristy and Bryce have become serial entrepreneurs in retirement. We unpack why they waited till after retirement, the benefits of FU money and what they have learnt from creating and building blogs and books.

CAN YOU START A RESTAURANT WITH NO DEBT? WITH KEITH HUNT

Can you build a restaurant with no debt? In this episode Alan meet Keith Hunt of RedHeaded Step Taco who has just managed to borrow a restaurant to launch his Taco business. Listen to learn about mini-experiments, borrowing space and launching your food business. Keith had a wealth of tips and experiences from the cutting edge of food.

REBEL ENTREPRENEUR TAKEOVER WITH SHAWN JENKINS

This is a podcast takeover episode and Shawn Jenkins has taken control. Alan gave him completely free realm to ask anything and boy did Shawn use it. Find out what Shawn asks, hear Alan squirm and learn about the origins of PopUp and the startup methodology that Alan created. This episode is packed full of stories, practical tips on starting businesses and ways of thinking about entrepreneurship.

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