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The Side Business Show with Ike Mutabanna

Aug 9, 2017

Peter Davis is a Designer and Branding Consultant who has made having multiple side business his full-time career. He’s worked with companies ranging from Fortune 50’s to VC-backed startups. Starting out as a trader in futures, currencies, equities and options, he built a side business in financial markets. He later began developing pitches and deal flows for companies looking to attract capital and investors.

Pete recently launched a sports business career and is currently a Partner in Eventia Sports & Entertainment Group. Based out of Las Vegas, the event management company specializes in VIP Las Vegas events, golf tournaments, charity and gala events, and talent booking. Pete also works as a Special Advisor to Whitecap Sports Group, a boutique sports M&A firm that brokers the sales of sports franchises, leagues, and businesses.

Show Notes

• Leaving his full-time job and becoming involved in multiple side businesses [1:20] • Successful people do these two things [8:50] • Changing your LinkedIn profile can change your image [13:30] • Tips for reaching out and connecting with people [21:00] • Resources for starting a Sports Business career [25:30] • The role family and friends play and his biggest struggle [30:00] • His expected financial outcome and what it takes to achieve it [34:50] • Staying focused and how to continue to make progress with multiple businesses [39:00] • How not answering the phone made him more successful [42:50]


• Use your email signature to tell people who you are and what you can do [5:00] • No one knows who you are except for what you tell them [13:30] • Don’t put people on a pedestal, make them your mentor and learn from them [20:15] • You are the sum of the 5 people you spend the most time with, look at the expectations of your peer group [32:40] • Congratulate yourself on little achievements to give yourself positive momentum [37:00] • Guard your time – don’t take any unscheduled phone calls or meetings [45:00]