What is it like to start from scratch in an industry you know nothing about?
This is what Megan Glover did back in 2016 when she started 120Water. Today 120Water has grown to 75 FTEs, more than 200 customers and a 7-digit revenue.
They are paving the way for the water industry, moving it from paper into the cloud. They offer digital solutions to water professionals, helping them protect public health way more efficiently.
Megan spent 10 years in marketing before deciding to pursue water as her next career move, and it was then natural to talk about
How to use your experience and a different perspective to innovate in a new industry and find purpose
Megan shares her angle on how to:
✅ Find mentors
✅ Apply proven concepts and solutions to your business
✅ Keep your customer at the center of your strategy even as you scale
✅ Don’t let hearing NO discourage you
✅ Learn to let go
✅ Hire the right people
✅ Build a brand your customers would love to buy
Ready to dive in the water? Let's go!
Resources and recommendations from the episode:
Megan Glover on Linkedin and Twitter
Everyone Hates Marketers
This Week In Startups
How I Built This, Guy Raz
(Don’t) Waste Water, Antoine Waler
We the Possibility: Harnessing Public Entrepreneurship to Solve Our Most Urgent Problems by Mitchell Weiss
The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz
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