Episode 6: Matt Smith (Ace Home Inspections)

Welcome to Blue Collar StartUp the podcast.    
Our Mission is Simple: To facilitate the growth and development of Blue Collar businesses. We will showcase REAL Blue Collar businesses in interviews, and use these stories to help educate and empower the next generation of trades workers to become Blue Collar business owners.   

In this episode, our host Mike Nelson interviews Matt Smith from Ace Home Inspections! Matt makes it clear for us that the best thing about blue-collar businesses is the motivation that goes behind them - if you believe, you can achieve!

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/58-brDE31B4



00:17 - Introduction
01:19 - Interview Begins
02:48 - Prospective Homeowners Should Want to Be Informed
09:41 - Derek Foster Refuses to Visually Cameo But Is With Us in Spirit
10:03 - Ace’s Success, And How Difficult Founding and Running a Business Can be
16:33 - What Made Matt Decide to Start His Business
19:17 - Extra Help Matt Hired, and the Reasons Why
24:45 - Commercial Break
25:13 - Interview Recommences; Matt Refuses To Leave, Mike Reveals His Favorite Timelord
25:36 - Matt Talks Metrics: What to Keep an Eye on
31:55 - Work Ethic
33:12 - College Education
40:33 - Daily Routine
43:29 - Matt’s Number-One Tip For Success
44:58 - Closer: How to Get In Touch With Mike and Ace Home Inspections



  • Interviewer

    Michael Nelson

  • Guest

    Matt Smith

  • Run time

    46 Minutes 36 Seconds

  • Air date

    May 19th, 2022

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