Expanding Your Space and Business with Michael Andreacchi

Seek Go Create

Aug 15 2022 • 1 hr 11 mins

They say one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. This episode tells the story of how one man turned other people’s piles of unwanted belongings into a money-making and value-oriented business.  Joining Tim on Seek Go Create is Michael Andreacchi, the CEO and co-founder of Junk King, a well-trusted brand for junk removal services in North America. Join them as they explore leadership qualities, the entrepreneurial mindset, and business expansion. If you are looking to expand your business but have yet to take a leap, make sure you tune in to this episode. 3 Reasons to Listen:Be inspired by Michael’s journey toward co-founding a successful junking business. Understand why your customer's perspective is just as valuable as your company's growth curve. Learn when to expand your business and how to choose the right candidates for your franchising networks. ResourcesVisit https://seekgocreate.com/ (seekgocreate.com) for more episodes. https://www.replacements.com/ (Replacements) Get started with your clean-up today. Call Junk King at 1-888-888-5865 or book their service through http://www.junk-king.com (www.junk-king.com) About MichaelMichael Andreacchi is the CEO and co-founder of Junk King, the number 1 rated junk removal service in North America. He is also a husband and the father of two beautiful children. Michael and his team started by running their business out of a garage, but have since grown to over 160 franchised branches. If you'd like to know more about Michael and Junk King, you may call them at 1-888-888-5865. You may also contact them on their https://www.junk-king.com/contact/ (website). Episode Highlights[02:55] A Leader at HeartMichael has been in the junk business for over 17 years. Their service is centered on junk removal, recycling, and repurposing. He’s always been a leader, whether at school, in sports or at work. According to Michael, refusing to lose is a vital leadership characteristic. Leadership is a multilevel trait, from CEO to employees. [10:57] ”It's very hard to pinpoint when you're looking for franchisees that you think will be good leaders. We would like franchisees to open territories from where they're from, because of the networking and the relationships that you've already built throughout the community to go into a market.” - https://ctt.ec/ki8Z1 (Click Here To Tweet This)[14:42] Harnessing an Entrepreneurial MindsetHe’s had an entrepreneurial mindset even at a young age. Michael took part-time jobs because he wanted money to afford the lifestyle he wanted. He pursued work in the junk business after a little push from his wife. Michael wanted to join the company’s franchise system but could not afford it then, so he started his own business. They’ve grown to have franchisees throughout the nation. Michael is grateful for his wife; she pushed him to be more and continue job-hunting when all he wanted was to minimize his life. [19:58] “I think many times we have to go back and show the appreciation for someone that pushed us a little more to do something that was a little uncomfortable” - https://ctt.ec/dWo0Y (Click Here To Tweet This)[22:33] Addressing Ownership and ConsumerismConsumerism is rampant in America — people own massive amounts of belongings. Hoarding is a product of pursuing only the newest and best items in the market. People pay for storage facilities to keep items with sentimental value and for future-oriented utility. However, these items often end up going unused. [27:00] The Value of Junk Removal ServicesMichael started his business thinking of the revenue he could earn. Back then he was not knowledgeable about the costs of running a business. He saw the potential in the value junk removal services could offer to various customers. There was also little competition. When a customer calls, you want to recognize what they need from you. Michael mentions clients often need Junk King's services because of changes in their lives....