(Ep. 2.6) From Struggling to Survive to Successful Business Mentors with Matthew VanHorn & Caleb Arring

November 7, 2017

Caleb Arring and Matthew VanHorn are a dynamic power couple who are also successful business mentors for LGBTQ entrepreneurs. After struggling to get enough clients to survive they’ve finally found success to the tune of over $20,000 per month collectively. Now, they’re passionate about helping other entrepreneurs in the LGBTQ community find fulfillment through self-employment.

In this episode, we’ll discuss the medical scare that completely changed their perspective on their career paths, the unique challenges LGBTQ entrepreneurs face when starting and growing a business, why entrepreneurs should switch to outcome-based planning instead of to-do lists, and much more!

What you'll hear in this episode:

  • How Caleb and Matthew started working together to help LGBTQ entrepreneurs
  • Caleb and Matthew’s experience being both romantic and business partners at the same time
  • The medical scare that changed Caleb and Matthew’s outlook on their career paths
  • The unique challenges LGBTQ entrepreneurs face when starting and growing a business
  • Why Caleb and Matthew are the perfect examples for their clients
  • The importance of knowing your weaknesses and finding support as an entrepreneur
  • The one thing that’s helped Caleb and Matthew work more efficiently
  • Why entrepreneurs should switch to outcome-based planning instead of to-do lists
  • Caleb and Matthew’s advice for millennials who’re on a path to fulfillment
  • The danger of falling into the “if, then” trap
  • Caleb and Matthew’s thoughts on the unique challenges millennials face in today’s world
  • How LGBTQ millennials have had a different experience from previous generations

Links and Resources:

Caleb and Matthew’s Website - LGBTQ Entrepreneur
Beyond Gender Podcast
LGBT Crisis Center (Hotline)

Connect with Matthew and Caleb:
Facebook