The Nickolas Crim Show

John is the CEO and Founder of Awnex Inc and has been a business owner since 1981.

Show Notes

PODCAST INFO:

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REFERENCED IN THE EPISODE:

https://www.amazon.com/Steve-Jobs

https://www.amazon.com/Elon-Musk
https://www.amazon.com/Richest-Man-Babylon
https://www.amazon.com/Myth-Revisited
https://www.amazon.com/Guerilla-Marketing

CONNECT:

https://www.awnexinc.com/
https://twitter.com/nickolascrim
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickolasc/

OUTLINE:

Here are the timestamps for the episode.

(0:58) John’s background and path into business  
(9:14) Building stuff 
(11:15) Lessons from Don and partners 
(12:51) Learning sales 
(14:08) Delivering on promises to customers 
(15:21) Basic principles and value of his business 
(18:22) Fundamental skills of business owner 
(21:55) Pivoting during COVID and shift to outdoor seating 
(25:08) Elon Musk, Steve Jobs
(27:34) Cars 
(28:45) Advice to young ambitious people 
(30:22) Learning 
(34:51) Purchase of $100 or less 

What is The Nickolas Crim Show?

Talking with interesting people about their ideas, projects, processes, and experiences.