GFY 059: Lawyer-Turned-Whiskey-Distiller Shares How He Made the Switch

Podcast – Go Fire Yourself show

Summary: Interview with Paul Hletko ( When you decide that you want to start your own business, every non-business owner you know is going to tell you the thousands of reasons that you can’t do it. Yet, as an entrepreneur, it’s your job to figure out the reason you CAN do it. That’s the philosophy of my guest today, Paul Hletko, who quit his day job as a high-paid attorney in Chicago to open a distillery. Paul is the founder and distiller for Few Spirits, a grain to glass distillery in Evanston, IL.  Few Spirits launched on the market in 2011, and has rapidly become an influential force in the world of artisan distilleries.  Few Rye was not only named Craft Whiskey of the Year by Whisky Advocate magazine, but Few is now sold in 14 states, and across 4 continents. Tune in to this episode to go behind the scenes with Paul to learn how raised money, created his unique distillery from scratch and what his secrets for putting his small business on the map. Tweet this: Listening to the Go Fire Yourself Podcast w/ @laurelstaples right now! Did this podcast rock your world?   If you liked this podcast, leave a review on iTunes!! You will be immediately showered in gold and diamonds and all things sparkly. Visit to check out the iTunes page. Plus…sharing this episode on social media will undoubtedly add to the glitter fest. Satisfaction is guaranteed. The post GFY 059: Lawyer-Turned-Whiskey-Distiller Shares How He Made the Switch appeared first on Go Fire Yourself.