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From Employed Banker to Entrepreneur Featuring Peter Smyth

From Employed Banker to Entrepreneur Featuring Peter Smyth

Peter Smyth has been a mortgage loan originator since 2006. He is the business manager at Americana Mortgage where he’s been since 2008. 

We discuss:

The necessary knowledge to employ yourself [2:41]

What outplacement firms do and don’t do for people who want to transition into entrepreneurship [6:32]

How building on your success gets you through challenges [9:22]

Techniques to help you keep a positive mindset when you’re unemployed [11:56]

How to build a good referral network [13:11]

Who does a person who likes management like to serve? [16:53]

Peter has 30 years of experience in commercial banking and finance and technology. He is a member of NYAMB, treasurer of Hastings House Tenants Corporation, treasurer of RAC, Westchester and former president of Rivertown Soccer Club.

Learn more about Peter at and LinkedIn.

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About the author, David Shriner-Cahn

David is the podcast host and community builder behind Smashing the Plateau, an online platform offering resources, accountability, and camaraderie to high-performing professionals who are making the leap from the corporate career track to entrepreneurial business ownership.

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