Segwik founder and chief architect, Pete Romano, joined “More Business, More Life” Steve Napolitan, on his weekly podcast, Plot Your Way to Success.
Recently, Napolitan was a featured speaker for Segwik’s live launch event, discussing the importance of a work/life balance. Napolitan’s podcast allowed them to reconnect, discussing their first meeting in a sweltering San Francisco basement during a Hero Club event, similar life paths, and how having the right frame of mind can overcome anything.
It thrilled Romano to reconnect with Napolitan, who was a featured guest during Segwik’s launch, where Napolitan shared his “More Business, More Life” philosophy and how to incorporate it into the attendees work day.
During the podcast, Napolitan questioned Romano over his journey from the corporate advertising world writing jingles to the Joey Creative Agency and the first beginnings of Segwik. They discussed the parallels of their childhood and adult lives: growing up with a strong work ethic and the difficulties of being an entrepreneur.
During the Hero Club event, where Napolitan and Romano first met, Romano remarked, “I loved everything you said. How to consciously free yourself and give yourself permission to not work 12-15 hours a day.”
Napolitan laughed, admitting he didn’t know the story of what had sparked Romano’s interest in Napolitan’s signature phrase and business coaching ideal, “More Business, More Life.”
“It’s how business can serve your life,” Napolitan beams. Not the other way around. Through their conversation it’s very clear that both men agree with and adhere to the philosophy that working 18-hour days doesn’t force your business to grow.
When you make time for your own well-being and delegate, or in Segwik’s case, automate, you’re able to make smarter and better decisions. “Where does wisdom come from,” Napolitan asks. “If you give yourself time to pause. There will be better solutions ahead.”
Romano agrees, “It’s leaving space for the creative mind to grow.”
When discussing Romano’s journey and beginnings of Segwik, Romano shared, “I saw these commercials for local businesses. They had bad green screen or acting, or the voice over was a little off. I knew I could do better.
“I thought of the lack of justice, when the bigger companies come and push the little guy out. It was the beginning of Segwik’s business goal. Every small business deserves an edge.”
As the conversation came to a close, Napolitan touched upon all the dynamics that came together to create Segwik and its featured service: The Customer Journey. When asked about the Customer Journey, Romano imparted this tidbit.
“Think of the Customer Journey as plotting a scene in a movie. Take a moment to envision and record every single step. Taking care to break down the minute steps. Think about everything you want to say, as if you’re going to remove yourself and replace the position with someone brand new. Currently, your business may be in the project management stage. You may know how you want things done, but it’s not written anywhere. That’s what you need to be considerate of.”
That’s what Segwik brings to the table for everyone, because everyone deserves a seat.
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