Martin J. Grunder, Jr. is the founder and president of Grunder Landscaping Co., which generates more than $3 million a year in sales and continues to grow. He started the business as a 15-year-old with a $25 used lawnmower. He now publishes Winning Strategies for Business and Life, a motivational newsletter on marketing and management and lives in Dayton, Ohio.
Here are Martin’s 9 steps to success:
Step One: Pick a Passion
Step Two: Set Your Goals
Step Three: Get Paid to Learn
Step Four: Surround Yourself with Winners
Step Five: Believe in Yourself
Step Six: Focus-Get Rich in a Niche!
Step Seven: Ask Questions
Step Eight: Perform in a Way That’s Contrary to the Norm
Step Nine: The Harder You Work, the Luckier You Get