How To Succeed In Your Career, Side Hustle, Or Startup With Bryan Clayton

Bryan Clayton is CEO and co-founder of GreenPal an online marketplace that connects homeowners with Local lawn care professionals. GreenPal has been called the “Uber for lawn care” by Entrepreneur magazine and has over 100,000 active users completing thousands of transactions per day.

Before starting GreenPal Bryan Clayton founded Peachtree Inc. one of the largest landscaping companies in the state of Tennessee growing it to over $10 million a year in annual revenue before it was acquired by Lusa holdings in 2013.


  • Who is Bryan Clayton and why will his story inspire you? – 0:36
  • Starting an organic path from ground zero. – 3:30
  • How approaching something new started: Starting up a software company without knowing how to code. – 6:00
  • You just work with what you got. You pour your soul into a couple of things and then rinse and repeat. Do it over and over again for a long period of time. 7:21
  • The three things that make sense when you’re starting a business from scratch. – 10:35
  • Founding a company is a full-contact sport. – 12:53
  • Starting a business and the old school Super Mario World:
  • How are the two things the same? – 15:04
  • It’s important to be a student of your own game, of your own industry. – 19:06
  • Experience with going forward, without being 100% ready. 21:30
  • You don’t have to be the founder to think like a founder. If you think like the founder, you’ll progress, you’ll level up. – 26:08
  • Top books that influenced Bryan’s journey. – 26:35


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