We had the good fortune of connecting with Stuart Mullins and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Stuart, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
When I looked at the leadership development community and the majority of the content within the industry, I noticed something. The majority of the content is very helpful and worth listening to. I would have never thought that was the case by the way it was presented, because it did not match the quality of the content. I decided that the leadership community needs the same quality production wise consistent with the content and so that is the niche I have placed myself into.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
Throughout the past few years my team and I have worked with some industry leading companies in the branding, film, and church side which has allowed us to take what we learned in those avenues and apply it to the leadership development world. As a team, we all have crazy stories of how we ended up together, but I would say all in all, it has been a simple, but not easy process for us to come together business wise. My personal montra is “everything worth doing is simple, but not easy” which has rang true in this process.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Man this is a loaded question! I know it sounds cliche, but ya gotta hit up Ponce City Market. The rooftop at night is pretty killer and the view of the city is unmatched. Food wise I would take them to Fogo de Chao, because food wise, let me tell ya, nothing and I mean NOTHING is gonna beat that! Im an old soul so I would take them in a current covid era to Top Golf since sports aren’t really a thing at the moment.
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I know people shy away from church and religion because of bad experiences corporately or personally, but I would be lying if I said that Jesus and the local church I attend didn’t play an intricate part in where I am today. I have been loved, challenged, held accountable, mentored, discipled, and so many other things through the years of people who are spiritually more mature than I am. With that being said, the main book I could point you to is the Bible, but beyond my spiritual life, and moving into the business side, I would have to say “Extreme Ownership” by Jocko Willink and “One Thousand Wells” by Jena Lee Nardella, have made the most impact on me.