Creative Competitors – Chris Duncan


[social_warfare]

In this episode, Walt Burton interviews Chris Duncan, co-owner of Superior Custom Homes and Remodeling, at his corporate headquarters.  Superior’s primary focus and core competency is building custom homes from $400,000 up to $2 million in the Middle Tennessee market. Despite significant headwind from the national economy and homebuilding industry in general during the Great Recession, Superior has weathered the downturn and thrived by intently focusing on and responding to the needs and demands of its customers. During the video, we discuss how the same core principles and relentless focus on results that Superior demonstrated during the downturn also resulted in Chris achieving near legendary status while running track at the University of Florida.  Chris is the quintessential competitor, excelling at an elite level in the Steeplechase and indoor mile.  Chris was a 6 time All-American and still holds multiple school records at UF.  Chris has even run a sub-4 minute mile, breaking what […]

Continue Reading

Creative Competitors – Frode Jorgensen


[social_warfare]

In this episode, I interview Frode Jorgenson, founder of Bidify.  Bidify is a penny auction site, similar to QuiBids, with the exception of a compensation formula that rewards Affiliates for referring other customers to the platform.  Despite being in its early stages, the company is growing at a rapid clip. In May of 2012, the company hosted an achievers trip in Phuket, Thailand for its top 10 sales people over the last quarter.  They were gracious enough to invite me so as to meet in person and better understand each other.  I spent the week in Thailand getting to know the founders and meeting with Bidify’s top leaders.  And yes, I managed to have a lot of fun along the way.  The weather was perfect and the itinerary was fantastic.  See below for a few of the pictures we took. One of the founders, Frode, is Norwegian and a serial […]

Continue Reading