81. John Houston – JH Family of Companies - Building a Business on the Foundation of Faith

48 minutes

John Houston is an entrepreneur and Founder of JH Family of Companies. From building 6 homes in their first year of business, to building 650 homes last year (that’s growth by 10,700%), John knows about growing and scaling a business. He’s also the author of “Finding My Way Home: A Journey to Discover Hope and A Life of Purpose.”

In this episode, John discusses the impact of losing family members, losing financial security at a young age, and finding hope through faith and entrepreneurship. He also shares why he became an entrepreneur, and how he started his own homebuilding and mortgage company.

Houston speaks on the importance of connecting to your purpose (the “why”) behind your business, and how he builds love and service into his company culture.  Additionally, he shares why his company, Trinity Oaks Mortgage, was dubbed the #1 Best Mortgage Company to Work For in 2021.

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Resources Mentioned:

Finding My Way Home by John Houston

Trinity Oaks Mortgage

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