Last week, one of our founding partners was interviewed on the Front Row Factor podcast, an educational, inspirational, entrepreneurial platform dedicated to helping you up-level your performance in life and in business.
(Which is kinda like what we do, but with food.)
We don’t tend to talk a lot about ourselves here at Factor — we’re so immersed in delivering kickass meals (and an even kicker-ass-ier customer experience) that it doesn’t often occur to us to pause and reflect on how we got here in the first place.
This is especially true for our founders, Ryan and Nick, who basically bootstrapped the business from scratch for the first couple years. (They even used to make all the food themselves, you guys.)
But it turns out, you learn a lot from bootstrapping. Like:
- When it’s time to hire a team (and how to do it)
- How to make friends in a room full of strangers
- Why you’ll always be jealous of your competitors — and how to make that work for you
(Front Row Factor is no relation to Factor. Except that Jon and Ryan are buds. And they’re both dedicated to helping people be more awesome. And they both came up with business names involving the word factor.)
We hope Ryan’s story inspires you to take your own leap of faith. To goof around in awkward situations. To be even more honest, and to celebrate your wins, no matter how small.
(And also, to try some Factor. Let us chef it up for you.)