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Hustle or Bust; Powered by Paverart

Hustle or Bust; Powered by Paverart

By Hustle or Bust
A podcast that dives into all areas of small business management, growth and a celebration of the entrepreneurial spirit that anchors our great country! From building a sustainable business of value to the individual looking to grow their careers, Hustle or Bust is built on a leadership blog ( that is a decade old and a specialized manufacturing business (PAVERART) that is 20 years old. Both are a work in progress with their best days yet to come.

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Episode #8; Grit and grind; Building resilience in the midst of the journe y
Hustle or bust Podcast #8 In this episode we talk about the grit and grind, building resilience in the midst of the journey. From finding joy from the daily struggles, practicing gratitude, getting your first big win, and the sobering responsibilities that come with business ownership.
August 07, 2022
Episode #7; The critical role of a spouse in your business
This is the Hustle or Bust podcast; Powered by PAVERART In this episode we cover the critical role of your spouse in the startup of your business, and their importance to you in and out of the business.
July 31, 2022
Episode 6: The Mentor/Protégé Relationship & The Value of Candor in the Workplace
In this episode we dive deep into the world of MENTORSHIP, developing young talent beyond simple on the job training, and in the context of GROWTH. We also cover candor in the workplace, the adult conversations that confront the brutal realities all businesses must address to get to a new level of performance.
July 24, 2022
Episode 5: The world of time management
Time is the ultimate equalizer......we all have only 24 hours in a day.  It's how we CHOOSE to utilize this asset that makes all the difference in the world.  Too many business owners are consumed with working IN their business vs ON their business, and in this episode we talk about specific ways to deal with the common everyday whirlwinds to help improve in the area of time management
July 17, 2022
Episode 4: The 10000 Hour rule
What does it take to develop true subject matter expertise?   In this episode of the Hustle or Bust Podcast we dive into Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000 hour rule, as he discussed in Outliers.  We talk through, with a fair amount of "banter" how you can develop it and how hard work and accumulating the hours is NOT enough.   2 side topics:  1)  A trip on the NJ Turnpike revealed a missed opportunity in pricing management.  What was discovered?  Diarrhea medicine, mis-priced, oh no!  We expand the classical definition of economic theory to include, well......urgency! 2) - Not much to do with small business and entrepreneurship but we had some fun and discovered some real gender differences on this topic.  
July 10, 2022
Episode 3: Defense, Preparing For Challenging Economic Times
This episode builds on episode 3 where we talk about OFFENSE, preparing for challenging economic times.  EXCEPT, we talk about DEFENSIVE measures any business can take to prepare for stormy waters.  From analyzing the operation's throughput, solidifying inventory positions, capital management and supply chain relationships, we dive into different angles of looking at this challenging topic.  
July 03, 2022
Episode 2: Offense, Preparing For Stormy Economic Weather We are likely headed into challenging economic times.  In this episode we cover a host of topics small businesses can under-take to be proactive and prepare for challenging conditions.  In fact, these suggestions work in ANY economic client!  
July 03, 2022
Episode 1: What is Hustle? What is "Old School Meets New School?" Our first episode of the Hustle or Bust Podcast we lay out the origin of the name, what we hope to achieve and who will benefit:  Small business owners, entrepreneurs, individuals that aspire to grow.   We tell the story of our recent efforts at PAVERART that all businesses owners can relate too:  The quest to hire ONE capable individual in an extraordinarily challenging job market.  The multiple efforts, approaches and investments made to attempt to have any outcome greater than zero!  
July 03, 2022