Many business owners underestimate what optimism can do for them and their company, but it is one of the most powerful skills one can have. A positive mindset can bring you through many of life’s paths – and the path from starting a business to growing and running one can be a path with many twists and turns. In this week’s episode, Doug C. Brown speaks with Matt Nuccio, the president of Design Edge, Inc, a toy and game development, marketing, manufacturing, inventing, and consulting agency. They discuss lessons learned from a lifetime in business from Matt’s experience as the second generation of Design Edge, navigating the obstacles of building a company, the power of looking on the bright side, insight into the toy industry and choosing the right products, and much, much more.
What does long term thinking mean to you? We all have our own ideas of what this means – and this changed based on where you are in your life and business journeys. In this week’s episode, Doug C. Brown talks with Alex Malebranche, the founder and CEO of PlaneAhead, a company that finds the best flight offers and exchanges your tickets if your flight prices drop. Alex and Doug discuss long-term thinking across various stages of business, moving from an employee to an ownership state of mind, profitability, and much more.