Nick Nanton, award-winning director and founder of Celebrity Branding Agency, is back as a guest on the show. Since the last time he was on, Nick’s business has grown immensely and has attracted a lot of competitors. Nick and John discuss how his business has changed because of this and the challenges that entrepreneurs in general face. Nick also shares more about his work with Operation Underground Railroad and how his career trajectory has changed over the years. Tune in to find out more!
[:19] John introduces his guest for this episode — Nick Nanton.
[1:06] How has Nick’s idea for a celebrity branding agency grown over time, and how are other people replicating it? What does that mean for his business?
[8:24] Nick shares why competition is normal, and why being different is better than being better.
[10:58] Being an entrepreneur can make you feel like you’re the only one facing problems, but the reality is you’re not. Nick shares a personal anecdote highlighting this.
[14:23] John talks about the dissatisfaction that comes with being a successful entrepreneur.
[16:56] It is important for entrepreneurs to surround themselves with other like-minded people.
[19:23] John gives a shout out to SmartVault.
[22:20] What was Nick’s thinking behind doing a biography for Peter Diamandis with his own money, and the explosion that resulted?
[28:54] How does Nick tackle the difficulty and challenges that come with raising money for his project with Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R)? How did the project come about? Nick shares some of his experiences being involved in O.U.R.
[42:04] Nick and John discuss his career arc and his achievements along the way.
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