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Chris Martinez is the founder of DUDE, a company dedicated to helping digital agencies take on more clients and scale up with flat-rate, unlimited web design development with the combined effort of their team in Tijuana, Mexico. Chris is obsessed with hitting deadlines and helping agencies grow by giving them all the benefits of outsourcing without the downsides.



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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn: 

  • [03:00] Jeremy introduces his guest, Chris Martinez
  • [04:26] Chris talks about his most vulnerable moment in life and how he learned to accept that it was okay to need help
  • [09:43] Chris shares the inspiring story of his proudest moment
  • [11:56] Chris talks about his team and how he celebrates milestones with them

In this episode…

Everyone has experienced a low moment in their life but how we react to these moments is what sets us apart from other people. For Chris Martinez, losing his dad was such a big blow in his life and it made him vulnerable to so many things that at some point he realized that if he didn’t do something about it, he could very well end up staying in a very dark place. That was the moment he decided that it was time to get help.

Chris Martines is the founder of DUDE, the world’s #1 resource for web development and design support for digital agencies. His is an inspiring story of picking up the pieces and making something great out of the realization that his vulnerabilities is what makes him unique.

On this episode of Inspired Insider, Dr. Jeremy Weisz talks to Chris about accepting your vulnerabilities, celebrating milestones, and turning a weak moment into your source of strength. Stay tuned.

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Episode Transcript

Jeremy Weisz 0:22
Dr. Jeremy Weisz here founder of inspired insider calm where I talk with inspirational entrepreneurs and leaders like the founders, you’ve heard of something you’ve never heard of the founder of p90x Tony Horton. He talked about you know Chris what I love talking about the big challenges, you know, because we’re all fighting through different challenges from even early age he made money as a street by that’s what he made money, food in rent money, you put his head on the street, and he would do street my that’s how he made money early on before he sold hundreds of millions of dollars with p90x Baby Einstein founder Julie Clark talked about growing our company 20 million with five people early on and selling to Disney, but more impressively, she beat cancer twice. Atari founder Nolan Bushnell talked about how when he was Steve Jobs his mentor, Steve offered him 33% of Apple for $50,000 and why he said no, there’s many more check out inspired insider calm. This episode is brought to you by Rise25 which I co-founded with my business partner john Corcoran. On the Rise25 we help b2b businesses connect to their dream 100 clients and referral partners and we do that because we help you run your podcast so generates ROI.

I know Chris is a big advocate of podcasting, he has a great podcast, you can check it out. I’ve listened to many episodes. But for me, Chris podcasting is much more personal it’s not just about business it was inspired my grandfather who was a Holocaust survivor and him and his brother were concentration camps in Nazi Germany and they’re the only members their families to survive and his words and legacy live on and it crazy stories if you go to my about page on inspired insider actually have a video. There’s a short video and then there’s a long video down you can listen to his whole story. You know really crazy stuff he had Door. But the whole customer nation did an interview with him. And, you know, his legacy lives on because of that interview. And so I feel like the work I’m doing with the podcast, Chris, the work you’re doing with your podcast. And, you know, the, the companies that we help launch a podcast are really leaving a legacy of knowledge and for themselves. So I personally credit podcasting, the best thing I’ve done for my business and my life and my relationships, we take off 99% of the work so your business can actually focus on the best use of your time, which is relationships and connecting those relationships. So, you know, we have clients that range from a Berkshire Hathaway company, to lawyers, consultants, SAS companies, you name it, and our team has been working with podcasters you know, since 2009. So, I think if you have a business whether you use us or not, you should have a podcast period. If you have questions, support a or go to check out more. Thank you. I’m excited to introduce Today’s guest we have Chris Martinez founder of dude and you can find them at dude they help digital agencies take on more clients and scale up with their flat rate unlimited web design development using their team in Tijuana, Mexico. And they’re obsessed with hitting deadlines and helping agencies grow they give you all the benefits I love this part Chris you know, they give you all the benefits of outsourcing without the downsides and we know you know stay you know staying up till one not hearing back all those communication issues. Your you help solve those for companies, for agencies, and they work with all types of platforms, WordPress, Shopify, Click Funnels lead pages with a Weber web flow many more. It just depends on your needs. You know, Chris, thanks for joining me. Thank you so much for that introduction. I always ask two things one, since inspired insider what’s been the one of the lowest moments and how you push through and then on the other side Things what’s been a really proud moment for you? And what that looks like?

Chris Martinez 4:05
Two very, very good questions. Yes, lowest moments.

Jeremy Weisz 4:10
And it could be business-related. Like I know, we talked about a lot of tough childhood stuff and your, your dad, which is, you know, in comparable to, like, you know what in business but you know, it could be just a big, big low moment or challenge.