Matt Miller is going to show you it’s possible by sharing how you can generate side income from vending machines.
He’s been doing it for the past decade and is now in the best financial shape of his entire adult life!
He’s an air force veteran. After his military career, he spent well over a decade in marketing and advertising sales.
Even with his full-time job and working another part-time job he just couldn’t get ahead financially.
He started researching passive income opportunities and fell into vending machines. Today his company School Spirit Vending has 90 franchises and vending machines in 2500 schools in 40 states.
His company has a dual mission: 1) to help schools generate another fundraising source and 2) to help folks like him earn income on the side.
Few important lessons to glean from our conversation include:
- The importance of developing a habit of discipline to become self-employed.
- What passive income business are all about and how Matt first learned about them.
- Why spending money to attend conferences has been a game changer for Matt’s business.
Life Skills That Matter In This Episode
- Managing energy by creating systems.
- Building community.
- Practicing self-awareness.
How Matt Works and Thinks
- Wake up time: 5:00-5:30 am
- Ideal work environment: Either on the road driving or in a plane because there are few distractions.
- Favorite productivity tool: Zoom video conferencing. Rev recording/transcription app. You Need A Budget app.
- 90-day goal: Publish first printed comic and continue to grow readership.
“Our culture is very, very family oriented. We encourage the families to be involved in just about everything.”
“Consistency, ultimately, is going to yield the success that we all want in whatever endeavor we’re following.”
“Don’t sell yourself short and if you’re not happy where you’re at and the trajectory you’re on, change it!”
Self-awareness is a consistently critical trait when building a business and Matt gave the following actions to help start learning more about yourself:
1) Get out to events. Meeting other entrepreneurs and being inspired will help you continue to grow as a business leader.
2) Be willing to invest in yourself.