SkipTheDishes: Driving Innovation + Building Relationship

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This is a podcast episode titled, SkipTheDishes: Driving Innovation + Building Relationship. The summary for this episode is: <p>Jeff Adamson was on the Canadian National Team for wrestling. In 2012, he went to the Olympics. But after Jeff was done with his athletic career, he had to figure out what came next. Jeff points out that it&rsquo;s a really difficult transition for most athletes. Luckily, he went from one singular goal to another: wanting to win a gold medal to wanting to build a multi-billion dollar company.&nbsp;</p> <p>He simply had to answer the question: <em>What is my purpose now that I&rsquo;m not focused on my sport? </em>In this episode of Content Callout, Jeff walks us through his entrepreneurial journey. He shares the vision behind SkipTheDishes and Neo Financial, how impact trumps messaging, and how to deliver value to your customers. Don&rsquo;t miss it!</p> <h2>Outline of This Episode</h2> <ul> <li aria-level="1">[0:33] The transition from athlete to entrepreneur</li> <li aria-level="1">[2:20] The vision for SkipTheDishes</li> <li aria-level="1">[7:12] Living in the prairies IS a strength</li> <li aria-level="1">[13:43] Jeff&rsquo;s journey from SkipTheDishes to Neo Financial</li> <li aria-level="1">[19:17] Jeff&rsquo;s vision to help people take control of their finances</li> <li aria-level="1">[27:17] Build a customer-centric business</li> <li aria-level="1">[33:21] Supply trumps marketing every time</li> <li aria-level="1">[36:20] Don&rsquo;t let the odds overwhelm you</li> <li aria-level="1">[40:17] How to connect with Neo</li> </ul> <h2>Resources &amp; People Mentioned&nbsp;</h2> <ul> <li aria-level="1">Calgary Stampede: <a href="https://www.calgarystampede.com/stampede/about" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.calgarystampede.com/stampede/about</a></li> <li aria-level="1">Phil &amp; Sebastian Coffee Roasters: <a href="https://philsebastian.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://philsebastian.com/</a></li> <li aria-level="1">Sunterra Market: <a href="https://www.sunterramarket.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.sunterramarket.com/</a></li> <li aria-level="1">Harvest: <a href="https://www.harvest.builders/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.harvest.builders/</a></li> </ul> <h2>Connect with Jeff Adamson</h2> <ul> <li aria-level="1">Jeff on <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffadamson/?originalSubdomain=ca" target="_blank" rel="noopener">LinkedIn</a></li> <li aria-level="1">Neo financial: <a href="https://www.neofinancial.com/?lng=en-US" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.neofinancial.com/?lng=en-US</a></li> <li aria-level="1">SkipTheDishes: <a href="https://www.skipthedishes.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://www.skipthedishes.com/</a></li> </ul> <h2>Connect With the Content Callout Team</h2> <ul> <li aria-level="1"><a href="https://contentcallout.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">https://ContentCallout.com</a></li> </ul> <p><strong>Subscribe to CONTENT CALLOUT on </strong><strong><br /></strong><a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/feed/id1526894022?at=11lo6V&amp;ct=podnews_podcast" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Apple Podcasts</strong></a><strong>, </strong><a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/6FvpvEaCsZhiJTt1zcL0s5" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Spotify</strong></a><strong>, </strong><a href="https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9jb250ZW50Y2FsbG91dC5saWJzeW4uY29tL3Jzcw==" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Google Podcasts</strong></a></p>
The transition from athlete to entrepreneur
01:43 MIN
The vision for SkipTheDishes
04:49 MIN
Living in the prairies IS a strength
06:32 MIN
Jeff’s journey from SkipTheDishes to Neo Financial
05:34 MIN
Jeff’s vision to help people take control of their finances
06:36 MIN
Build a customer-centric business
07:10 MIN
Supply trumps marketing every time
02:54 MIN
Don’t let the odds overwhelm you
03:57 MIN
How to connect with Jeff
00:39 MIN

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Jeff Adamson was on the Canadian National Team for wrestling. In 2012, he went to the Olympics. But after Jeff was done with his athletic career, he had to figure out what came next. Jeff points out that it’s a really difficult transition for most athletes. Luckily, he went from one singular goal to another: wanting to win a gold medal to wanting to build a multi-billion dollar company. 

He simply had to answer the question: What is my purpose now that I’m not focused on my sport? In this episode of Content Callout, Jeff walks us through his entrepreneurial journey. He shares the vision behind SkipTheDishes and Neo Financial, how impact trumps messaging, and how to deliver value to your customers. Don’t miss it!

Outline of This Episode

  • [0:33] The transition from athlete to entrepreneur
  • [2:20] The vision for SkipTheDishes
  • [7:12] Living in the prairies IS a strength
  • [13:43] Jeff’s journey from SkipTheDishes to Neo Financial
  • [19:17] Jeff’s vision to help people take control of their finances
  • [27:17] Build a customer-centric business
  • [33:21] Supply trumps marketing every time
  • [36:20] Don’t let the odds overwhelm you
  • [40:17] How to connect with Neo

Resources & People Mentioned 

Connect with Jeff Adamson

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