5 Lessons I’ve Learned Being in Business with my Best Friend

This is one of the most exciting podcast episodes we have because we’re going to share the biggest lessons we’ve learned being in business together. The truth is, we were best mates before we even started this business partnership. And where we see ourselves these days is there’s definitely been a deepening of the friendship further, because there’s nothing more exciting than setting business goals, crushing them, and celebrating them. It became a real point of enthusiasm, excitement, and discussion. Stay tuned!

Episode Highlights:

  1. Introduction [0:00]
  2. Practice open and honest communication. [5:30]
  3. Assess each other’s strengths and weaknesses. [10:00]
  4. Set goals and use KPIs to measure individual responsibility and performance. [13:03]
  5. Keep growing and learning. [14:22]
  6. Get a mentor or trusted advisor who can help you make crucial decisions. [18:23]

About Our Hosts:


Andrew Gaussen and Andrew Poulton are the Owners of Hypothyroid Body Transformation. Since its conception in 2017, the company has grown to over 40 staff with an annual turnover of more than $5 million, making it one of the most successful businesses of its type in the world.


In 2020, The Andrews teamed up with Iggy Odhigizuwa to create Systems by Design – A high-touch fitpro mentoring program. They created SBD because they hated seeing so many overpriced programs teaching organic marketing strategies that they feel should be given away for free.


Andrew Gaussen is an industry leader and expert in marketing and business analysis. He uses innovative paid-ads strategies to attract a consistent flow of high-quality fitness leads and his unique methods have helped 4 other business owners achieve a 7-figure run rate. His marketing innovation and genius are largely responsible for HypoBT’s stunning success.


Andrew Poulton has developed a world-class fitness sales system. His team consistently converts at over 65% and closes more than 100 high ticket sales each week. This staggering volume has allowed him to refine and test his script and processes more than any other fitness offer in the world. He is passionate about an ethical sales approach that places the needs of the prospect first.


Connect With Us:



Loved this episode? Please don’t forget to subscribe, rate, and share this podcast. Thanks for tuning in!


To Get Updated On The Latest Sales Tips, Tricks, Podcast Episodes, And Other Awesome Stuff, Check Out Our Newsletter


To Get Updated On The Latest Sales Tips, Tricks, Podcast Episodes, And Other Awesome Stuff, Check Out Our Newsletter