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The Side Business Show with Ike Mutabanna

Aug 1, 2017

Meet Marcus Johnson, whose side businesses have helped him create multiple streams of income and achieve financial freedom.

His ventures and equity investments include a Multi-Unit Restaurant Franchise, Real Estate Investment Company, Trash Bin Cleaning Business, Menswear Line & Sports Helmet Technology Company, Founder of The Liz Hunter Investment Group.

Marcus Johnson currently resides in Dallas, Texas where he works as the Senior Clinical Sales Rep for Intuitive Surgical. Working a full-time job, Marcus began to feel as though his full potential wasn’t being reached. With his passion for people and the purpose of “building his legacy, while owning his time,” he began to change his life. Within a few short years, Marcus has developed a strategy that has enabled him to have multiple sources of income.

Show Notes

• A talk with an SVP in his company opened his eyes about financial independence [5:50] • The $10 conference that gave him a ton of information [23:15] • A coach helped him identify which side business to pursue [24:00] • How he found a partner for his restaurant franchise business [34:45] • The genesis of the trash bin cleaning business [44:35] • How the information in a Financial Disclosure Document can help when considering a franchise [52:15]


• Do less by doing more [4:20] • Do your homework: 3 questions to ask when looking for opportunities to develop [10:15] • Translate your passion into a business opportunity [13:00] • When faced with rejection, focus on what you learned and how to do it better [19:20] • The benefit of a franchise is that they offer you a blueprint for success [21:40]