CHARGE in Business and Life Podcast with Gary Wilbers #210 with Christina Vitagliano - From Trauma to Triumph and Beyond

Ep: 210 Christina Vitagliano

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Christina Vitagliano

Christina Vitagliano is the founder of Monster Mini Golf. She created, designed, and is responsible for a nationwide franchised chain of indoor, glow-in-the-dark, monster-themed mini-golf family entertainment centers. She is also the author of Every 9 Minutes: A Memoir.

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Introducing Christina Vitagliano

  1. What problem do you solve?
    • I help solve how you can start a business when you’re sitting on just scraps.
  2. What three questions are you going to answer for us today?
    1. How do you make money out of those scraps?
    2. How do you have the drive to thrive?
    3. How do you use your trauma to your advantage in business?

Show Notes:

  • Christina just needed to survive which drove her to make the decisions she did.
  • To have a book professionally published, you need to get it professionally edited.
  • What do I have?
  • What can I make?
  • How can I make it work?
  • Christina learned how to franchise by searching online and meeting with someone in Chicago.
    • She learned about each aspect of franchising.
    • She thought about how to franchise as fast as possible.
  • What’s the worst that can happen?
  • You don’t have to follow all the little rules when you’re trying to start a business.
    • You don’t need to have an end date either.
    • If you’re moving forward, you’re moving forward.
    • You do need goals, but you shouldn’t just stop if you are progressing.
  • Don’t listen to your friends, family, and neighbors when they say you can’t do something.

Christina Vitagliano’s Recharge Round

  1. What habit do you think has led to success in your life? She stays ethically and morally healthy in business.
  2. If you had one do-over, what would it be? Christina wishes she wouldn’t focus on her mistakes so much. You have to just move on and not take it so personally.

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