Patrick Allmond pt 1: Embracing Imperfection and the Power of “Done is Better Than Perfect”
March 7, 2024
Patrick Allmond pt 1: Embracing Imperfection and the Power of "Done is Better Than Perfect"

In this episode of Good Life Stories, I had the pleasure of speaking with Patrick Allmond, founder of Stop Doing Nothing. Patrick shared some fascinating stories and insights from his life and business experiences.

“I find it peaceful when I have to focus on one thing… So, that’s one of the many, many rewards I get from flying.”

Some key takeaways from our discussion:

  • Patrick joined the Air Force after high school and spent four years in Omaha, Nebraska, where he learned important life skills, met his wife, and had his daughter. The Air Force experience turned him “from a boy into a man.”
  • One of Patrick’s proudest accomplishments was getting his pilot’s license in the early 1990s after starting his own business. Flying provides him an incredible sense of freedom, peace and focus.
  • Patrick’s main business today is providing digital marketing services to clients who need help with things like ads and lead generation. He’s “the guy that puts up all the annoying digital ads.”
  • However, Patrick’s real passion lies in teaching and helping people to take action in their lives, even if they don’t know exactly what they’re doing – a philosophy he captures with his “Stop Doing Nothing” and “Done is better than perfect” mantras.
  • Patrick believes entrepreneurs and business owners need to talk more about what they do with friends and family, as referral business is extremely valuable. Share stories about your work like you would a day job.

“My big philosophy is Stop Doing Nothing. It’s the fact that done is better than perfect. If you make constant, forward progress we get so much further in life by being willing to experiment a little bit, and go out there and do something, even if we don’t know how to do it at all.”

Stay tuned for Part 2 of my insightful discussion with Patrick Allmond! Let me know what resonated with you! Thanks again, and I love that you are here to listen to Good Life Stories.

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About Patrick Allmond

Patrick Allmond is a 20-year entrepreneur, speaker, military veteran, pilot and news contributor.

He created the “Own Your Empire” marketing system which is his structured approach to creating the life and business you love. Business owners come to Patrick to learn how to be Rockstar marketers in their industry using the internet for lead generation, digital TV, social media and email marketing.

In addition to consulting, Patrick travels the country speaking at events showing ambitious people exactly how they can generate the results they truly desire, so they don’t waste their time, money and most importantly their life.  (Hence #StopDoingNothing!)

He is also a frequent television contributor on ABC/CBS/NBC/FOX, has a weekly web TV and radio series, and writer for SUCCESS and Entrepreneur magazines.

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About Tracy Crowley

Tracy Crowley has always been an entrepreneur. Whether it was making gowns for fellow Army wives, taking portraits in black and white, or working on her other businesses, she is always learning something new.

That passion for learning something new and giving something back collide nicely in this podcast.

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