Ep. 094 – Paul Hedgecock with UGoTour, Part 3

Paul Hedgecock of UGoTour.

Paul Hedgecock of UGoTour.

In addition to his many experiences as an entrepreneur, UGoTour founder Paul Hedgecock has a substantial second job: He’s the father of eight kids. Between his ups and downs as an entrepreneur, and his ongoing experiences as a parent, Paul has developed unique perspective informed by both.

In this episode, host Tom Ryan and producer Jason Pyles chat with Paul about the lessons he’s learned along the way.

• Lessons learned from entrepreneurial mistakes

  • Don’t let technology overwhelm the human element
  • Listen to your “sixth sense” for business communication
  • Develop clarity in roles and expectations

• Paul’s life lessons from having eight kids

  • Being a great parent or an entrepreneur is a process of continual self-improvement
  • Sometimes you have to learn lessons more than once
  • It’s important to learn to realize when you’re wrong, and how to make things better when you are

• Lessons Paul would give a 20-year-old version of himself

  • Listen more to other people and their experiences
  • Don’t let your passion overwhelm the conversation
  • Surround yourself with a smart team

• Sign off, and ways to contact the show

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