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The Hot Mess Business Podcast

Jun 30, 2019

In this episode, I talk with Gareth Pronovost of Gap Consulting about his daring (and sometimes messy!) leap into building a successful business inside of a year by posting just one YouTube video a week

We discussed...

  • How he walked away from a "good job" to start a brand new business
  • The glory and wonder of Airtable
  • The ways that "scope creep" was ruining his business (and his life)
  • His experiments with hourly billing, project-based billing, "done-for-you" work and a coaching model and what he learned from them
  • The value of sharing less-than-perfect video
  • Why you should start creating video content today and his step-by-step plan for how you can get started, even if you know nothing about it
  • The proof that you don't need amazing equipment or lots of editing to produce valuable content
  • The unexpected relationship between effort and value
  • The importance of being clear about who you serve and what they want
  • His best advice for what to do when you feel like a mess

Gareth is a true inspiration for anyone who's telling themselves they need to "do more research" before they start sharing their work. He's living proof that you don't need to have it all figured out to begin.

About My Guest

Gareth's professional mission is to help businesses get organized and automated. To achieve this, his company offers educational resources and done-for-you solutions to help educate and inspire users of complex database solutions. He enjoys automating mundane tasks, playing video games, and calling himself a millennial.

You can find out more about Gareth at or on YouTube at