Forging The Journey

The owners of two small business get together to share their real-time journey through the highs and lows of entrepreneurship.

  • Forging The Journey E16: Coming out...
    by forgingthejourney on February 19, 2019 at 7:45 PM

    Graig and Jared discuss how they have released new products in the past and what’s worked well for them. They also discuss what they see other companies do in the industry and the pros and cons of their methods. […]

  • Forging The Journey E15: Something About Eggs In A Basket
    by forgingthejourney on February 13, 2019 at 3:08 PM

    Today Jared and Graig discuss how their production process has changed over the years. Sometimes subbing the work out is the best option, sometimes doing the work your self makes more sense. When do you choose to do each option? […]

  • Forging The Journey E14: Photography & Why It's Important
    by forgingthejourney on February 6, 2019 at 2:17 AM

    This week Jared and Graig cover some basics of photography and venture into why it’s such an important part of their business. […]

  • Forging The Journey E13: 8 Steps to Prepare You For Being An Entrepreneur
    by forgingthejourney on January 29, 2019 at 1:31 PM

    In this episode Jared discusses 8 different action steps that he believes each person should take if they want to become an entrepreneur. If anyone ever told you starting up a business would be easy, they were wrong. There will be trials and challenges but when faced with the right mindset can help you build a business that is extremely rewarding. As the saying goes nothing worth doing ever came easy. Grab a notebook and some popcorn and hopefully these points help you as you embark on your journey. […]

  • Forging The Journey E12: SHOT Show
    by forgingthejourney on January 26, 2019 at 1:13 PM

    Graig and Jared are in Las Vegas for the 2019 SHOT Show. They discuss some of the hilights and victories eperienced while at the show. The experience changes so much from year to year becoming a sort of gauge success from the year. The work put in from 3 years ago directely effecting the outcome of today. […]

  • Forging The Journey E11: When YOU Are The Product
    by forgingthejourney on January 15, 2019 at 8:09 PM

    This week Graig and Jared answer a question sent in by a listener. They discuss the similarties and differences in selling and advertising a service and a physical product. […]

  • Forging The Journey E10: Books & Podcasts
    by forgingthejourney on January 9, 2019 at 9:43 PM

    This week Graig and Jared discuss their favorite books and podcasts that they use to continue their education about business and life in general. Don’t forget to leave a review for the podcast and feel free to email any questions or comments to [email protected] […]

  • Forging The Journey E9: The Good & Bad of 2018
    by forgingthejourney on December 31, 2018 at 8:06 PM

    This week Graig and Jared dicuss their top 5 best and top 5 worst moments of 2018. 2018 was a huge year for both NeoMag and TATargets. This is a great look into what made it happen. […]

  • Forging The Journey: E8 Merry Christmas!
    by forgingthejourney on December 27, 2018 at 4:09 PM

    Graig and Jared catch up after a busy Christmas weekend. They talk about balancing work and family over the busy weekend. Graig discusses his new product in more detail. Jared has some great input on how to roll out a new product and making it successful. […]

  • Forging The Journey: E7 Calculated Success & Failure
    by forgingthejourney on December 19, 2018 at 3:55 AM

    It’s a casual conversation kind of week. Graig and Jared talk about numerous topics. Inventory tracking is tricky. Planning to achieve your goals and being ready for success as well as failure. Employees value and being an important part of the team are just a few. […]