Episode 57

Firing Yourself from Your Own Business [Max Borges]

by | Aug 25, 2021 | Uncategorized

As an entrepreneur, we tend to rely heavily on ourselves to start, build, and grow our businesses. Often times we can spread ourselves thin, focusing on aspects of our business that we may not be the best suited for. That is exactly why today’s guest, Max Borges, started hiring employees for his agency early on. Listen in as we talk to Max about how he started firing himself from various roles in his business by hiring better qualified help, allowing him to focus on the growth of his multi-million dollar empire.

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Show Notes

Have you fired yourself from your business yet?

If you don’t understand what I mean, you need to listen in on the full episode with today with Max Borges.

Max runs a multi-million dollar marketing agency and he was able to build this company without investing a whole lot of money upfront. He was able to do so, by being smart with his money and investing back into the agency he was building by hiring employees as quickly as possible.

Early on Max knew that in order for his business to grow, he needed to hire employees to remove himself from certain aspects of his business. Not because he couldn’t do the work, but he knew there were other people who could do the work better, and his effort was more valuable focusing on other aspects of his business.


Key Points Discussed in This Episode


Aside from discussing Max’s story about how he was able to build his agency and what that looks like, Max gets into many business golden nuggets that will serve you regardless of whether you currently have employees in your business or just getting started.

3 Main Takeaways from The Episode:

  1. Why hiring employees could be one of the best investments you make into your business
  2. How running preliminary tests for your business can help validate ideas and weed out potential problems with little money invested
  3. How niching down can separate you from competition and help you scale more than you could ever imagine

We can all learn a lot from what Max has accomlished and done with his agency.

So tune in and let’s learn how to be “Fan-Fucking-Tastic!”

I Want to Know…

I hope you enjoyed this episode of the Nine-Five Podcast. Thank you so much for listening!


Have you started hiring employees or outsourcing some of your work?

Leave a comment below and let me know!



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