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So You Want to Be a Shop Owner? Matt Wagg [AW 099]
Episode 992nd April 2022 • Remarkable Results Radio Podcast • Carm Capriotto, AAP
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Guest host and shop tour with Matt Wagg, Accelerated Diagnostics and Automotive, Bennington, NE. How did Matt Wagg go from a dealership technician to a trainer and teacher, to now a business owner? What were his successes and failures along the way?

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Key Talking Points

  • Was former dealer tech, then trainer/teacher and started the shop in 2022 with no experience
  • Enrolled in evening class “entrepreneurship 101” wrote mini business plan- then started getting involved in local groups (Nebraska Business Develop Center) that was free consultant service. Denied at the bank the first time, took a 2 year “break” to regroup financially. Went back to back and received an SBA loan 
  • 4-5 months into business he started with a business coach

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