196 | From Bartender to 8-figure a Year Digital CEO James Wedmore Part 1

Apr 26, 2024

In this episode of the Digital Business Evolution Podcast, Jess sits down with the James Wedmore as he shares the invaluable lessons learned throughout his entrepreneurial path. From his early success in the bartending industry to his transformative shift into online business, James reflects on the pivotal moments that shaped his career. 

Join us for this 2 part series as we explore the significance of coaching, the cycle of content and marketing, and the profound connection between personal growth and business success. Get ready to be inspired as we uncover the wisdom and experiences that have propelled James Wedmore's evolution in the digital business frontier

As always, cheers to your evolution!


Key Takeaways:

  • Treating a business seriously and not just "playing business"

  • Exploring the necessity of investing money in a business and the importance of believing in its success

  • Importance of the cycle of content and marketing feeding into each other for momentum


Key Timestamps

[5:20] – Early introverted bartender finds success in sales.

[17:31] – Striving for personal growth, helping others heal.

[25:34] –  Embrace the journey, invest in yourself.

[43:44] – Starting a business with no money is unrealistic.

[48:12] - Life's purpose is growth through experiences.


Episode Quotes

  •  “To help others is to heal others if there isn't healing that has taken place within ourselves.” - James Wedmore


Episode Resources:


Connect with James Wedmore

Instagram: @Jameswedmore


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