Why You Should Know Connor Bruggemann
For our second interview at The Success Bug, we have an absolute thriller where we sat down with the wildly successful investor and entrepreneur, Connor Bruggemann. Connor has a unique background. He got into network marketing (also known as multi-level marketing) at a young age and quickly excelled due to his hustle and “never give up” attitude.
From there, he taught himself how to trade penny stocks and flipped $10,000 into over $400,000 in just a few years. He then started his own company, Investors Corner, an online education platform for novice stock traders. He was able to grow it into a seven-figure business before even graduating high school.
After his massive entrepreneurial success, he left the finance industry and joined Herb Co., one of the world’s largest cannabis communities in 2016, and served as the GM and VP Revenue & Strategy.
In This Episode, You’ll Learn:
How to overcome criticism, how to leverage your skills no matter the industry in which you work, and how to spot an opportunity. You’ll also learn the major setbacks and benefits between running your own business and working for someone else. Additionally, you’ll hear some of Connor’s top tips for what an individual should be focusing on when starting their business.
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Books, Resources, & Notable Quotes
“The first article that came out about me was on The Verge and I’d say 75% of the comments were negative… But it didn’t really bother me. It’s super important to tune out the noise.”
“The first part [is to] really research whatever idea or industry you’re looking to embark on… Then when you’re in it have tunnel vision and really just enjoy the journey.”
“It’s important to be creative and surround yourself with people that support you and want you to do great things.”