In this episode of The Chattanooga Business Podcast, Brian Chaney talks to Nathan Shirai, owner of Insulation Unlimited. Nathan shares the unique story of how he became a business owner and the changes he has experienced going from employee to owner and boss.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Nathan’s employment history
- Having a plan
- Jumping from new hire to owner
- The impact a business can have
- “I’m willing to put my neck out there, get into debt, and ride this thing and see where we can take it.” – Nathan (12:50)
- “As a leader of people and a provider of products and services…’What kind of world do I want to live’ in becomes the primary question behind every decision that I make.” – Nathan (15:52)
Explore these Resources
In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:
- The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It [https://www.amazon.com/Myth-Revisited-Small-Businesses-About/dp/0887307280]
- High Performance Habits: How Extraordinary People Become That Way [https://www.amazon.com/High-Performance-Habits-Extraordinary-People/dp/1401952852]
- Service Business Mastery – Business Tips and Strategies for the Service Industry [https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/service-business-mastery-business-tips-strategies-for/id1285306513]
Contact our Guest
- Instagram: @insulation_unlimited
- Phone: (423) 698-6895
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