In 2012, opening a storefront that only sold popsicles may have seemed like a pretty crazy idea; but today, Steel City Pops is a growing brand with new locations opening all over the Southeast. The founder is Jim Watkins and this is a true grit and grind story of a leader who dreamed a dream and wouldn't give up until he succeeded. I'm a huge fan of Steel City Pops and Jim's story is as inspiring as it is insightful.
How do you know if this episode is for you? We discuss:
- How to build and develop an autonomous and responsible team
- When you should bring more people into your decision making process and why
- Why determination is such a valuable trait when starting an endeavor
- The unexpected challenges growth can bring