True Underdog

True Underdog

Raised in a trailer park with no clear path to success, kicked out of high school multiple times and faced with becoming a father in his teens, Jayson Waller is the definition of a True Underdog. After hearing the words “no” or “you can’t” too many times, he unleashed the power within to start three companies, with his most recent venture, POWERHOME SOLAR, skyrocketing on a path to becoming a billion-dollar enterprise. Join us as Waller, an EY Entrepreneur of the Year award winner, shares motivational tips and inspiring stories from his life experiences and that of his high-profile guests to help others better themselves. As Waller will tell you, there is no elevator to success – that climb only happens one step at a time. Let every True Underdog podcast be that step that elevates you. The podcast and YouTube have hundreds of thousands of followers and subscribers with ten of millions of viewers on YouTube... Show More

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February 25, 2021 15 min

Today on the show Jayson talks about his 5 tips for building a scalable business. He goes over how important it is to hire the right people and build around them. You want someone with the same passion as you, not just someone who is going to show up. He talks about how you want to invest in the right technologies and tools in order to help organize and align your team no matter the size.

Jayson is also going over why it’s so import...

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Today on the show Jayson is talking with Mark Drager, president of Phanta Media Limited, a growth agency helping entrepreneurs build and maintain a successful business. Mark talks about how he overcomes all of his fears and negative thoughts with his system. Mark talks about how he saw who he wanted to be in the next 10 years and worked everyday to get there.

People are going to doubt that you can accomplish your goals, leading to y...

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February 18, 2021 38 min

Today on the show Jayson is talking with David Nurse, NBA life and optimization coach, and author of Pivot & Go: The 29-Day Blueprint to Redefine and Achieve Your Success. David grew up knowing he would be in the NBA someday, he was talented enough and had the height to match, but after getting cut from a team overseas his hopes started to fade.

He knew he couldn’t give up his dreams that easily, and learned from his mistakes an...

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Today on the show Jayson is talking with John LeBlanc about coaching and how effective it can be if you treat it correctly. It can be difficult and uncomfortable to be told how to improve, especially if you’ve been set in your ways for a long time, but Jayson is trying and growing from his CEO coach, learning what he does well and what he needs to improve on.

Jayson and John talk about how a coach can be a teacher, a motivator, and ...

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Today on the show Jayson is talking with Matthew Pollard, author of The Introvert's Edge to Networking: Work the Room. Leverage Social Media. Develop Powerful Connections, CEO of Rapid Growth, LLC, dedicated to maximizing ROI for businesses of all sizes. Matthew is talking about how to work on your sales tactics if you are an introvert by nature, and how to implement systems to cater to your strengths and your weaknesses!

When m...

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Today on the show Jayson discusses how ego and pride can get in the way of running a successful business. Why you need to learn to trust yourself and the people around you to build the business up!

You can’t do everything on your own, you have your own set of skills and there are other people with complementary skills. You can’t be a superhero, you have to be the Avengers, you need a team around you to support yourself and the rest ...

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Jeremy and Jayson go over all of Jayson’s accomplishments, as well as lessons he’s learned from the hardest parts of his life. Jayson talks about how he needed to smooth his personality out early on, learning to work with people. He also goes over the struggles when first starting a solar business.

Hear Jayson Waller’s whole story in today’s episode. If you haven’t heard it before, take the lessons away from it that Jayson has, and ...

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Today on the show Jayson is talking with John LeBlanc about owning your power! You should be “owning your power” in every aspect of life, take control of your life, your emotions, your future! Jayson discusses the first steps of the writing process for his new book, Own Your Power

He talks about how he is taking business and life lessons from his history growing up in an Arizona trailer park, getting jobs he was unqualified for, h...

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Today on the show we’re talking with Katrina Ghazarian, CEO & founder of Gameday HR, an HR solutions provider for small and mid-size companies, and host of the podcast HR Sucks. Katrina helps advise college athletes promote their talent and marketability through the Professional Collegiate League.

Katrina talks about how she got the charisma she has now, and how she was voted funniest in her 5th grade class, as it mentions in he...

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Today on the show Jayson discusses why reinforcing self-confidence is so important in every aspect of your life. Overconfidence doesn’t exist, if you believe in yourself and you know you will succeed, that’s not arrogance, that’s how successful people think.

Everybody has a gift that they can use, you just have to find that gift and believe in it. If you need to fake confidence until you can look yourself in the mirror and invest in...

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Today on the show we have Jeremy Ryan Slate, host of Create Your Own Life Podcast, and co-founder of the top PR firm for podcast guests, Command Your Brand Media. Jeremy and Jayson talk about how hard it can be to put in the work even when it’s tough. How we should be teaching our kids to stick with things that they are interested in, in order to learn how to hustle!

We also talk about football and we find out who Jeremy’s favorite ...

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Today on the show Jayson gives some advice about how to lead a team and yourself. The only way to succeed is to do the work, Jayson goes over how when you start something new that has limitless potential, you can’t take the elevator! You need to out work everyone around you.

Jayson also goes over the big 3 business tips he has for anyone who is looking to start a business. These 3 tips will help you become the leader that can grow a...

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Today on the show we are chatting with Steve Olsher, founder and editor-in-chief of Podcast Magazine, award-winning author, and founder of the Reinvention Workshop. Steve was an early adopter of podcasting, starting his first show back in 2009. Steve has created several multi-million dollar businesses in his life and he’s the New York Times Bestselling author of, What is Your What?

Steve and Jayson talk about using the 3 pieces of t...

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Today on the show Jayson is talking with John LeBlanc about some of the fears and the failures that happened throughout 2020. What Powerhome went through as a company, and how Jayson overcame some of the challenges.

Jayson tells us the scariest moment of 2020 for him, while on a flight to Nevada something doesn’t go according to plan. We’re also talking about our 2021 New Year’s goals, why living a life with no regrets is so importa...

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Today on the show we’re chatting with John Lee Dumas, host and founder of Entrepreneur On Fire! Completely taking over the entrepreneurship podcasting space in the early 2010’s, getting millions of downloads each month, helping people learn about being an entrepreneur.

This episode we go over why you have to learn to not quit in order to be successful in the podcasting space, why having passion for what you do is not enough in today...

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Today on the show we join Jayson and John LeBlanc as they talk about how to best navigate through everyday stress and how to avoid becoming weighed down by burnout. We discuss why failure is not a bad thing, and why allowing yourself some time off can be incredibly beneficial for avoiding burnout.

Power Home threw a virtual holiday party this year, and with 1,700 employees, over 1,400 of them attended the meeting! Power Home gave aw...

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December 31, 2020 41 min

Today on the show we’re talking with Tucker Max, founder and former CEO of Scribe Media. We discuss the importance of believing in the skills that you have, and knowing how to use them effectively. We talk about how Tucker was fired from his family business when his dad valued loyalty over good work.

Writing a book is not an easy thing to do, especially when you’re someone who is busy and don’t have a lot of time to work on it. That...

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This episode we’re talking with Jayson’s 22 year old daughter Hannah Waller. Tune in to hear a different perspective on some of the stories you’ve heard Jayson tell. Listen to Hannah and Jayson go back through their relationship as father daughter telling some of their fondest and funniest memories of each other.

Hannah is the first generation of Waller to graduate traditional high school, and Jayson couldn’t be more proud. It’s an ...

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Today on the show we’re talking with professional racecar driver, Josef Newgarden. Josef has won the Indie series twice, he has been racing since he was a kid, and he didn’t finish high school or college!

We talk about how nothing can hold you back, including being an introvert. Josef had to step out of his comfort zone, and interact with the team in order to create chemistry, to work together better on race day! Josef also lost his...

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Join Jayson Waller, and Joe Caban for a special inappropriate and explicit Christmas. They talk about everything that they enjoyed about past Christmases, great traditions that have been set, and how Power Home Solar handled a virtual Christmas this year.

What’s your favorite Christmas movie? Jayson and Joe talk about what movies they watch every year with their families, what their favorite Christmas song is, and some funny Christm...

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