Episode 4: From Engineer to Working with Location Freedom with Dale Ting

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Dale is the founder of Wild Ting Enterprises. Dale was a product development engineer and became an entrepreneur about 5 years ago and is now selling a brand of household care products online. 

Dale was born in Dallas, TX currently living in Milwaukee, WI now. Son of immigrant parents that immigrated from China to the United States. He went through schooling to become a chemical engineer at The University of Wisconsin and received a MBA. 

Dale always had an entrepreneurial spirit through his schooling and while working at this company. 

Dale shares his process of quitting his job and going the entrepreneurial route and then speaking about productivity methods as well as details of his businesses. 

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Chinese American living in Wisconsin
  • Trinity of Asian Parent wanting jobs for kids: doctor, lawyer, engineer
  • Parents made sacrifices and took risks, why not next generation?

What you learn from this episode:

  • Creating a business with location freedom
  • How to manage risk in starting a business
  • Left Side vs. Right Side brain and entrepreneurship 
  • Building side business while working a 9 to 5 job
  • Step by step from quitting job to building a business
  • The Pomodoro productivity method
  • 10 Minute Task productivity method
  • Minimal Viable Product
  • The importance of mentors
  • Mastermind groups
  • How to learn from failure in business
  • Selling products on Amazon through FBA (Fulfilled by Amazon)
  • Power of networking in business

Getting in touch with Dale Ting:

Dale's Website

The Bucko Cleaning Supplies

Confidence Pool Picks

Breeze BBQ Smoker

Entre Asians website

Resources mentioned in this show: 

EntreAsians Facebook Page

Rajiv Satyal's Website (comedian)

Jungle Scout Amazon Tracking Tool

Books: 

Getting Things Done

Rich Dad Poor Dad

The 4 Hour Workweek

 

The Lean Startup

Take 10! How to Achieve Your 'Someday' Dreams in 10 Minutes a Day

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