How to Lose Money is a wealth-building podcast dedicated to the honest, sometimes gut-wrenching stories of business and life lessons learned. If you’re an entrepreneur going through a tough season, a business executive wanting to avoid strategic mistakes, or just someone who loves to hear about victories earned on the other side of painful trials, this podcast is for you. With episodes every Monday and Thursday, we feature an interview with a business leader who has made mistakes that you don’t need to repeat. We discuss topics like: risk-taking, financial principles, entrepreneurship, growing your business, real estate investing, best business concepts, leadership, books and resources, relationship hacks, networking, passive income, time management, and more!
After graduating with an engineering degree and then an MBA from Ohio State, Paul entered the management development track at Ford Motor Company in Detroit. After five years, he departed to start a staffing company with a partner. They sold it to a publicly traded firm five years later for $2.9 million. Along the way, Paul was Finalist for Ernst & Young’s Michigan Entrepreneur of the Year two years straight (1996 & 1997). Paul later entered the real estate sector, where he flipped over 50 homes and 25 high-end waterfront lots, appeared on HGTV’s House Hunters, rehabbed and managed rental properties, built a number of new homes, developed a subdivision, and started two successful online real estate marketing firms. He also built a number of other companies and made quite a few medium- and high-risk investments along the way.
Paul is the author of The Perfect Investment – Create Enduring Wealth from the Historic Shift to Multifamily Housing (2016). Paul is a regular author for Bigger Pockets. He is married with 4 children and lives in Central Virginia.
Josh Thomas is a problem solver. He has assisted growing and failing businesses in dozens of industries to identify them and work on them.
Be it a sales, marketing or systems issue, Josh’s focus is on results and revenue.
Josh delivers tangible results-oriented solutions in sales, marketing, and systems components using sales fundamentals, direct-response marketing, and proven best practices for laser-targeted, rapid business growth.