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Building Your Business and Team With Charles Read of GetPayroll


With over 50 years of experience under his belt, Charles Read is a true expert in multiple financial industries. He is the President of GetPayroll, which offers timekeeping and HR services at an affordable price. He has worked in payroll since 1991, having founded three different companies to serve businesses of all sizes.

Charles is a decorated sergeant in the Marine Corps and a veteran of the Vietnam War. He has passed the US Tax Court Non-Attorney Practitioners Examination, allowing him to represent clients in the US Tax Court. Along with being a certified CPA, he is also the author of three books and several articles and blogs.

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

  • How Charles Read went from a Vietnam veteran to founding a business
  • The power of hiring the right people for your business
  • Understanding payroll and how GetPayroll helps its clients
  • Charles’ greatest advice for new entrepreneurs
  • Why truly going the extra mile is worth it in the end

In this episode…

While the business world is changing more rapidly than ever, plenty of important lessons can be learned from the old guard. Some aspects of business never change and are inherent to the process itself. Younger gurus and entrepreneurs can offer valuable advice, but it’s hard to top straightforward experience. Few people have as much business experience as Charles Read.

Charles has spent more than 50 years across several companies as a business owner and expert in payroll. Much of his know-how came from trial and error in his own ventures. Along the way, he has developed some evergreen principles and recommendations that any entrepreneur can apply. 

In this episode of The Sleep For Side Hustlers Podcast, Riley Jarvis hosts Charles Read, the President of GetPayroll, to talk about the complex world of payroll and how to improve as an entrepreneur. They go through starting your own business, hiring the right people for the job, and why going above and beyond is so important. They also discuss what it takes to succeed once you get your business off the ground. Stay tuned to this insightful episode!

Sponsor for this episode…

This episode is sponsored by Sleep For Side Hustlers.

At Sleep For Side Hustlers, we help side hustle entrepreneurs, including rideshare drivers, gig workers, e-commerce store owners, Airbnb hosts, crypto traders, and product flippers, to be more productive and make more money by transforming their sleep with our best-in-class individualized sleep training. 

Riley Jarvis is the CEO and Founder of Sleep For Side Hustlers, with more than seven years of experience studying sleep and biohacking. From his online course to Riley’s Executive Sleep Coaching, we have a solution to suit any sleep need you might have.

Do you want to become a productivity machine, make genius business decisions, stop stress, build better relationships, and even ramp up your revenue?

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