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041 – How Chris Nelson Started a Business in the Banking Niche 

 August 9, 2022

By  Jake Lang

In this episode...

Today, I am excited to interview Chris Nelson of bondinvestmentmentor.com

Chris shows us how he used his expertise working as a Chief Investment Officer in the banking industry to start his online business where he now offers coaching, advising, and courses to banking executives.

Chris Nelson Case Study

Chris is featured in my new book Use Your Job to Quit Your Job. Below is the case study from the book where Chris is featured. This comes directly from the book:

Take Chris Nelson for example. Chris was working as a Chief Investment Officer in the banking industry. He had worked in this position for over twenty years. In his time working as an executive in banking, Chris was contacted by someone in the industry and asked to present at a school providing executive training for bankers. His employer allowed it, at the time, and it probably looked good for the employer to have a representative of the bank networking and teaching other bankers. This presentation sparked Chris’s entrepreneurial spirit. He fell in love with speaking, presenting, and teaching. He started teaching at this school a few times per year. Years later, Chris leveraged this connection to build his business. Chris perfected his presentations and teachings, and partnered with this school to turn his presentation into an online course. Chris now offers coaching, advising, and courses to banking executives at bondinvestmentmentor.com. Chris quit his job in 2020. He successfully used his job, and his relationship with the banking school, to quit his job.

This Interview

This interview is part of a series of case studies that I will be publishing to The Entrepreneur Ride Along Podcast over the coming weeks as I interview successful entrepreneurs in the online business space. These interviews and case studies will be featured in my newest book Use Your Job to Quit Your Job.

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Jake Lang


Jake Lang is an author, entrepreneur, and founder of over seven online businesses. Jake now helps new entrepreneurs start and scale their first online business at TheEntrepreneurRideAlong.com where he shares his experiences along the entrepreneurial journey starting and growing new businesses.

It’s Jake’s mission to start a new online business every year and share everything behind the scenes on The Entrepreneur Ride Along Podcast and The Entrepreneur Ride Along Blog so that new entrepreneurs can learn from Jake’s mistakes, understand the struggles of starting a new business, and find the path to entrepreneurial success.

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