“Here I am making millions in my side hustle and I’m still working full-time in my day job in the oil and gas industry. My friends just couldn’t understand why I wouldn’t quit my day job…”
Serial entrepreneur Tony Whatley of 365Driven sits down with Brad and shares his extraordinary journey from his teen years riding skateboard, to executive in the oil and gas industry, to creating a side-hustle business that generated millions.
Tony shares the classic ‘son of an immigrant’ story and the tenacity that made him one of the country’s top entrepreneur success stories.
If you are an entrepreneur, THIS is an excellent episode.
Tony Whatley’s BIO:
Mentor | Entrepreneur | Engineer | Car Fanatic
Tony Whatley is a business mentor, speaker, best-selling author, and podcast host. He is best known as Co-Founder of LS1Tech, an online automotive community which grew into the largest of its kind, with over 300,000 registered members. This business sold for millions in only five years after starting. Amazingly; it was just his part-time business!
Tony once led a successful corporate career with over 27 years of experience in oil/gas, managing $100MM+ international EPIC projects. He has built and scaled project management departments, and consulted within Fortune 100 corporations on systems, processes, and leadership. Tony also has extensive experience in procurement and contract laws, as well as contract negotiation. In 2015, Tony decided to focus on building businesses full-time and left behind a multiple six-figure salary range to do what he loves.
Tony earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, from The University of Houston. He is also a Certified Project Manager, as well as serving as club president of Toastmasters, a public speaking and leadership training group.
When he is not doing work to build his legacy, you can find him and his wife, Lisa, exploring the world or racing high-performance cars.
Host: Brad Szollose: