Apr 3, 2019
Greg Mercer, Founder and CEO of
Jungle Scout, is a successful entrepreneur, angel investor and
experienced Amazon Seller. He talks with The Leadership Podcast
about travelling the world as a digital nomad, taking the leap from
civil engineer to entrepreneur, how he picks what he sells on
Amazon, and transitioning from a doer to the leader.
[4:58] Greg’s engineering
background paved the way for Jungle Scout - a user tool that
aggregates publicly available data on Amazon and turns it into
actionable pieces. Jungle Scout leverages the Amazon channel and
helps others see products that are in high demand with low
[6:48] Skills that Greg feels
are most important for an entrepreneur:
- Be a
self learner and self teacher.
- Persevere through challenging
excited about your mission.
how to get others excited about your mission.
[9:15] Entrepreneurship can be
most powerful level we have for self empowerment and self growth.
[11:04] Greg is passionate about
building successful businesses.
[15:18] When building a
community, stay laser focused on building value.
[18:56] In the structure of
Greg’s businesses, the community decides who has
[21:02] Real growth happens when
you step out of your comfort zone.
[32:36] Greg’s advice to budding
entrepreneurs: There’s no better time to start than now. When you
face the actual worst case scenarios you will see it’s really not
[75:34] Greg’s challenge: try to
dive in to what moves the needle rather than what comes easy. Take
the first plunge and don’t be afraid to travel a different
whole life I’ve loved to build and create things.”
- “Don’t do something you aren’t passionate
when you step outside of your comfort zone that you really do learn
a lot more about yourself.”
- “Don’t wait to get started.”
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