Episode 4: Jamie Magur (Troy Grooming Company)

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 Jamie Magur from Troy Grooming Company. Jamie really highlighted for us that no matter what your story is, no matter where the road has taken you... You CAN start over, and you CAN be successful!

Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/2WP4Pc8Jp4I 

01:19 - Barbershops are on the Return!
01:56 - Cutting Hair in the Garage 
02:56 - “It’s in the Family”
03:13 - Uncle Tony Disrupting the Game
05:38 - Keep You Coming Back 
08:31 - You Pay for the Company, and Get the Haircut for Free!
08:57 - What it Takes to Run a Barbershop in the Current Environment
11:36 - “...Learn a Trade on YouTube…”
15:14 - Biggest Challenge - Starting Over
23:25 - The Resurgence of Many Trades in the Last 5 to 10 Years: Barbers, Butchers, and More
24:25 - Why He Went to College
29:30 - Work Ethic
30:44 - What the Younger Generation is Looking For
32:32 - Going Backwards 
34:16 - Morning Routines
36:27 - Goal-Setting and Planning?
39:38 - Giving Back... And the "Curse Jar"
41:08 - One Piece of Advice 
42:21 - If You Love it... Stick With it!
42:35 - College is Not the Only Way
46:01 - How to Get in Touch



  • Interviewer

    Michael Nelson

  • Guest

    Jamie Magur

  • Runtime

     48 Minutes 02 Seconds

  • Air Date

    April 20th, 2022

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