Brian Adams, CEO of Rumber Materials Inc, a company that manufactures composite material boards, sheets and molded products from 100% recycled tire rubber and plastics.
Time Stamped Show Notes:
00:57 – Nathan’s introduction to today’s show
01:39 – Brian defines what Rumber does
04:35 – How Brian came into Rumber
04:49 – Know what you love to do and do it
05:09 – Bought Rumber in 2012 for $5 million
05:55 – Rumber turns about 30% of gross income into profit
06:35 – The biggest challenge Rumber faces
07:37 – Controlling the manufacturing process in the United States
08:53 – This is a high-abrasion, industrial good
09:19 – Pounds per hour is how the measure their performance—1,250 lbs per hour is a GREAT day
10:43 – Find Brian on LinkedIn
Favorite Book? – Think and Grow Rich
What CEO do you follow?— None
What is your favorite online tool?— Strategic Coach
Do you get 8 hours of sleep?— Yes
If you could let your 20 year old self know one thing, what would it be?—Don’t do it by yourself—partner with someone else, someone who’s been there before
3 Key Points:
Know what you love and do it.
Learn from someone else’s mistakes.
Get 8 hours of sleep!
Edgar – Nathan uses Edgar instead of other scheduling tools for Twitter because Edgar cycles through content over and over (buffer/others you have to re-input content over and over – time consuming). In the last several months, Edgar has driven Nathan over 3728 clicks that he didn’t have to work or pay for.
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Strategic Coach – Brian’s favorite online tool
Think and Grow Rich – Brian’s favorite book
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