Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Glen Jarvis, Founder and CEO of Live Lean PRO, located in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.
What's your business, and who are your customers?
Our business is developing and manufacturing advanced nanotechnology sports supplements.
Tell us about yourself
Ever since I began bodybuilding, I have been fascinated and a forever student of how to improve physical performance through elite training nutrition and saw that the right sports supplements could give you an edge and elevate that next level of human performance as long as they are effective. So I set out to find the best of the best supplements being a human guinea pig in a sense, and I discovered only very few products ever delivered an actual tangible result, but protein powders I discovered after lab testing over 50 of them that they not only didn’t work but were filled with milk powder, fillers and loaded with cheap flavours making the vast majority of them only an academic consumption of illusionary high-quality protein when in reality it’s the polar opposite.
My mission became to create the most powerful muscle-building protein powder ever developed, which we finally achieved with HP100, a protein powder in a class completely by itself for real muscle growth. In fact, we have the only guarantee on the planet that gives 100% money back on purity, potency, and product performance. That’s right, if you don’t see or feel a difference in 14 days, you get your money back. We put our reputation behind the technology in our products all the way.
What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?
Making our super advanced formula finally taste amazing after years of trials so that it’s now something that everyone loves was the biggest challenge. Making it not only super potent at building muscle now it’s also delicious with only a 2.7% flavour profile, and we achieved this goal while setting up large-scale production and logistics in the U.S from Australia at the start of Covid without being able to travel there and making it successful was my biggest accomplishment for sure.
What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?
The hardest thing is also the most rewarding thing. It’s all the countless challenges and pitfalls that smack you in the face day after day, year after year on your quest to the goal making it extremely difficult to press forward, but when success is not simply a want or desire, but an absolute must have it or die attitude, then the hard things become easy which is what makes the success absolutely guaranteed, the ultimate challenge is that you don’t know how long it will take so you simply press on relentlessly making the hard journey the most rewarding thing one could ever personally experience.
What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?
- Think big; the bigger you think, the bigger you become. That also attracts people who think big to your vision, making things possible that you never previously imagined.
- Remember, no one cares if you succeed. No one really cares if you make it or not. Your parents love you regardless, but they cannot be you; no one knows how important it is for you to make it except you. Always put yourself first in every situation so that you set the deal, the opportunity, or whatever it is to win, and never share your eminent success with anyone, not your girlfriend, not your brother, wife, or best friend, because telling your story of what’s happening only weakens it and causes others to doubt you when it doesn’t happen fast enough for them, and you can’t blame them for doubting you, blame yourself for prematurely sharing. Strength is held in the secrecy of your plans. Keep your own counsel and have a mentor that supports you, and only share your success with others when you have it in your bank account.
- Never ever give up. Never stop believing in what your heart desires from this life. The moment you stop, it all goes away, so no matter how hard or difficult it gets, and it will get more difficult and worse than you think, press on regardless because when you keep digging for longer than anyone else, you will certainly strike gold. If you can crawl up the mountain trail that’s covered in broken glass on your hands and knees until you reach the summit, then you guarantee you will indeed reach any summit you choose to climb. That’s why success tastes so sweet. These rules of success are what set the few apart from the many because if it was easy, it would have no value, and everyone could do it.
Where can people find you and your business?
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