Biz Boot Up Podcast Episode 43: Building a Strong Foundation with Rob Miles & Carter Beckham

Welcome to the Business Boot-Up Edition of The Dreamers and Doers Podcast! We believe you are never too young to start a business. We’re bringing you live interviews from Loveworks Leadership in Norman, OK. Each of our episodes includes interviews with our youngest and more experienced entrepreneurs who will inspire, educate and give you an action step to help your leadership and business!

Powered by the Norman Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by First United Bank.

Rob Miles: Founder of Thousand Paces

After a 10-year career working in Professional Sports and Commercial Banking, Rob Miles start his first business, Thousand Paces, in 2019 to help entrepreneurs create bankable business models with his Entrepreneur RoadMap. Rob is the owner of StretchLab Norman, and an Adjunct Professor at The University of Science and Arts (USAO) in Chickasha, where he teaches Entrepreneurship and Sports Management.


Rob serves on the Oklahoma State Regents Economic Development Council, the CVTech Workforce Development Council, Project 3810’s Board of Directors, and the Career Success Committee at USAO.

In Rob’s free time he enjoys reading, exercise activities, and spending time with his wife Richelle and 1-year-old son Hank.

Carter Beckham: Founder of Putty Galore

Carter enjoys playing video games, playing basketball and soccer, and reading every comic book he can get his hands on.  Carter has learned a lot about business from his dad, who is an entrepreneur and co-founder of the business Simple Modern based here in Oklahoma.

Key Takeaways:

-Do what you love, and don’t worry about the money
-Learn how to celebrate the wins and don’t get lost in the losses
-Build a strong foundation
-Make connections
-Follow your dreams

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