The Man, The Myth, The Legend: John Lee Dumas. After growing up in Maine, John went to college on an Army ROTC scholarship, eventually becoming an officer in the Army and doing a 13 month tour in Iraq. For the next 6 years, John tried law school, real estate, and corporate finance, but nothing felt right. Then, John decided to try something different: podcasting. Following his flare for business and his passion for learning from the best, John decided to create the exact podcast that he felt was missing – a seven day a week podcast where listeners could learn from established, accomplished entrepreneurs. That podcast is Entrepreneur on Fire. At first, John wasn’t comfortable behind the mic, and had no experience producing a podcast, but he understood the only way to get better was to learn from someone that had already done it. By investing in himself and seeking expert mentors that were enjoying the success he was after, John knew he was giving himself the absolute best shot at success. In this episode you’ll learn how to leverage a mentor to get your landscaping business off the ground, or take your existing company to the next level.