Author: Matt

SSP4 – Financial Freedom: Compete With Self

Don’t worry about what everyone else is doing, just compete with yourself everyday.  Use the successes of those around you as motivation, but don’t compare yourself to them as you don’t know them and their situation.  Challenge yourself and get busy. http://traffic.libsyn.com/sowingseed/SSP420Compete20with20Self-20mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android |...

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SSP3 – Farm: Toothless and Midnight

Amy and the girls rescued 2 small kittens from a stalking coyote while on a recent walk. They are now residents of SSV headquarters and the farm at EIEIO. http://traffic.libsyn.com/sowingseed/SSP320Toothless20and20Midnight-20Mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android |...

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SSP2 – Financial Freedom: With No Money, We Got Really Creative

We got turned down for a payday loan at one point, because our financial situation was so bad.  Selling stuff at garage sales and online arbitrage helped us make the money we needed for seed capital for our businesses.  I worked at Pizza Hut for 18 months on top of our business and my corporate career to be able to buy some more vending machines.  We learned not to take ourselves so seriously and to do whatever it took to achieve our dream.  We got really creative. http://traffic.libsyn.com/sowingseed/SSP220With20No20Money20We20Got20Really20Creative-20mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android |...

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SSP1 – Introduction To EIEIO and My Backstory

After hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and hurricane Rita several weeks later in the Houston area, we decided we had to work our way to a place where we could get out of the city and start our own homestead in the country.  We wanted a few acres and the opportunity to become more self-sufficient.  While my career as a pilot in the Air Force and my time in the corporate world gave me a strong foundation, it was the starting of a gumball machine business that led to the starting of our franchise company, School Spirit Vending (SSV). Vending and SSV afforded us the freedom to move to the country and further pursue our dreams. http://traffic.libsyn.com/sowingseed/SSP120Introduction20To20EIEIO20and20My20Backstory-20mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android |...

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SSP0 – Sowing Seed Introduction and Why

Much of my adult life has been about sowing seed and creating win-win situations for all those concerned.  Hiring a coach by the name of Aaron Walker several years ago made me realize I could be successful but also significant in the lives of others.  Aaron’s constant prodding and encouragement is what led to this podcast and all thats to come. The Parable of the Sower 4 Again he began to teach beside the sea. And a very large crowd gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat in it on the sea, and the whole crowd was beside the sea on the land. 2 And he was teaching them many things in parables, and in his teaching he said to them: 3 “Listen! Behold, a sower went out to sow.4 And as he sowed, some seed fell along the path, and the birds came and devoured it. 5 Other seed fell on rocky ground, where it did not have much soil, and immediately it sprang up, since it had no depth of soil. 6 And when the sun rose, it was scorched, and since it had no root, it withered away. 7 Other seed fell among thorns, and the thorns grew up and choked it, and it yielded no grain.8 And other seeds fell into good soil and produced grain, growing up and increasing and yielding thirtyfold and sixtyfold and a hundredfold.” 9 And he said, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” http://traffic.libsyn.com/sowingseed/SSP020Sowing20Seed20Intro20and20Why-20mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in...

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