If you know my name, then you certainly, know Mark Cuban, a fellow Shark Tank investor and the current owner of the Dallas Mavericks. Mark broke into entrepreneurship at age 12 when he started selling trash bags of all things, and hasn’t slowed down since.
After graduating college and getting fired from his first company, Mark created MicroSolutions, a computer consulting service. He went on to sell MicroSolutions, and then created Broadcast.com - a streaming audio internet service, which he also sold. He now lives in Dallas with his wife and three children.
I sat down with Mark to talk about:
- His background in business
- Lessons he’s learned along the way
- Where he sees the future of business headed.
He also shares advice on negotiating with buyers and athletes, and touches on his experience as the owner of the Dallas Mavericks. This Power Talk is packed with value for anyone looking to head into business!
Check out our interview below! Keep scrolling for links and show notes…
3:38 - How Mark Cuban went from sleeping on an apartment floor to starting his own business.
6:49 - Advice for preparing oneself to sell their company and make an exit.
8:38 What is the key to negotiating a deal?
9:20 Advice for navigating the business landscape during these uncertain times.
16:15 What to think about when negotiating with athletes.
19:10 Cuban’s transition from “doing what he wants” while owning the Mavericks, to becoming a role model for the children who watch them.
23:18 Learn about the powershifts Mark Cuban is making during the pandemic.