From the desk of BigMike Founder and CEO of Advanced Nutrients Whether you’re new to the cannabis industry or are looking to take your existing cannabis business to the next level… What I’m about to share with you is essential to creating long-term success in the industry. As a lifelong grower and cannabis entrepreneur, I’m often asked, “How can I
Hey, I hope you’re doing great. At a mega-mansion perched on ten acres of prime Beverly Hills real estate, I recently hosted my 2021 BigMike’s Halloweed Bazaar. And after spending too much time apart due to COVID, I went all out to make sure it was one for the books. Pillars bursting into flames and fire performers greeted guests, while
Once upon a time, I started a cannabis company… The year was 1999. And already, for sixteen years, I’d been obsessed with discovering every way possible to maximize the potency and bud weight. Genetics, temperature, light, humidity, CO2, timing, water quality, pH levels, and root medium all played a role. But the area that held the most promise was nutrients.
My Self-Mutilating Ex-Grow Partner, the Parole Officer From Hell, and Success in the Cannabis Industry
Once upon a time… This story starts way back in the early ’90s, during the dark ages of our industry when getting caught growing could mean decades in prison. Now, by the time our story starts, I’d been growing for the better part of a decade (I started in 1983) and had all sorts of grows going in northeastern Illinois.
I have a super quick story about Harold, Kumar, and something someone did to Advanced Nutrients that was SUPER uncool. Once upon a time… The Good Ol’ Boys, who basically OWNED the entire hydroponics industry, ran ads in their magazines saying Advanced Nutrients had the best snake oil in the business. Because Advanced Nutrients was from Canada, their ads portrayed
Hey, BigMike here! I hope you’re good. 2020 has been a wild ride so far and there are a few important things I’d like to share with you, including… …the direction of the cannabis industry and how the economy will impact us. Most people know that cannabis is my life. It has been since 1983 — the year I grew
Hey there! I hope you’re doing great. In a moment, I’m going to share with you some of the rules I live by. But first, I want to tell you why I follow them. I’ve achieved a bit of success in my life. I’m healthy and fit, surrounded by an incredible team, and earn a good living doing what I
In this post, I’m going to give you my Five-Part Success Formula. My company Advanced Nutrients, does 9 figures in annual sales designing, producing, and selling the world’s best-selling line of cannabis-specific nutrients. Now, some people who see my success (especially on Instagram) think I was born into wealth. I was not. I’m from a lower-middle class home. My father
Growers and cannabis entrepreneurs from our community, as well as CEOs and business owners from countless other industries, often ask me for book recommendations. So, in a moment, I’m going to tell you which books have had the most significant impact on my life and my business. It’s common knowledge that I make a point of investing both time and
Hey! I hope life is great. In just a moment I’m going to tell you about a special gift I’ve spent months putting together for you. It’s an accumulation of knowledge from nearly four decades as a cannabis entrepreneur and is going to help you succeed, despite what Big Marijuana is about to do to our beloved industry. But, first,