36 min

#Interview: The Billion Dollar Bet with Mark Steckman True Underdog

    • Entrepreneurship

Jayson Waller took an unlikely path to CEO for one of the largest Solar companies in America - Power Home Solar. Betting on himself and the future of the industry, he mortgaged his home and the payoff turned into a billion dollars in sales.

Timestamps:

0:00 - True Underdog Podcast
1:16 - Introducing Jayson Waller
2:44 - Jayson Waller's Origin Story and Humble Beginnings
6:38 - Looking Back on Jayson's First Sales Job and Learnings From It
9:22 - Advice for People in Sales 
11:14 - The Awards and Recognitions of Powerhome Solar
13:14 - How He Got Started Into the Solar Power Business
16:17 - Tips to Get Through Financing and to Build a Business
18:14 - Success Strategies That Helped His Business During the Pandemic
21:19 - What to Look for When Hiring the Best People for Your Company
24:34 - Knowing When You Need to Let People Go After Doing Everything
25:56 - Why It's Important to Define and Create a Company Culture
29:03 - How Do You Continue to Do It All and Stay Motivated
32:01 - The Importance of Family and Having Moments for Jayson
33:48 - What's the Story Behind the Difference of a Cow and a Buffalo
36:03 - Jayson Waller's Podcast and Upcoming Book

Social Media:

Follow True Underdog and Jayson Waller on your favorite social media channels and digital podcast platforms: https://linktr.ee/trueunderdog

Jayson Waller took an unlikely path to CEO for one of the largest Solar companies in America - Power Home Solar. Betting on himself and the future of the industry, he mortgaged his home and the payoff turned into a billion dollars in sales.

Timestamps:

0:00 - True Underdog Podcast
1:16 - Introducing Jayson Waller
2:44 - Jayson Waller's Origin Story and Humble Beginnings
6:38 - Looking Back on Jayson's First Sales Job and Learnings From It
9:22 - Advice for People in Sales 
11:14 - The Awards and Recognitions of Powerhome Solar
13:14 - How He Got Started Into the Solar Power Business
16:17 - Tips to Get Through Financing and to Build a Business
18:14 - Success Strategies That Helped His Business During the Pandemic
21:19 - What to Look for When Hiring the Best People for Your Company
24:34 - Knowing When You Need to Let People Go After Doing Everything
25:56 - Why It's Important to Define and Create a Company Culture
29:03 - How Do You Continue to Do It All and Stay Motivated
32:01 - The Importance of Family and Having Moments for Jayson
33:48 - What's the Story Behind the Difference of a Cow and a Buffalo
36:03 - Jayson Waller's Podcast and Upcoming Book

Social Media:

Follow True Underdog and Jayson Waller on your favorite social media channels and digital podcast platforms: https://linktr.ee/trueunderdog

36 min