47 minutes | Jun 28th 2020

Nate DeMars: How to Carve Out Your Niche

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Founder and CEO of Pursuit: Suiting the Next Generation, Nate DeMars, spoke with host Michael Redd about his slow evolution of confidence to finding success, the unlikely stepping stones that helped him build a remarkable career, and how to carve out a niche that you're passionate about."Run in the direction of the things you’re excited about … but know that when you get there, it’s going to look very different than how you thought it would look." – Nate DeMarsThe entrepreneur started Pursuit – a modern suit store with an old-fashioned customer service model – in an entrepreneurship class for an MBA program at the Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business back in 2011. He’s been fitting cufflinks ever since as a pillar of the business community in the Short North district of Columbus, Ohio.He is also an Entrepreneurship Lecturer for Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business where he works with the next generation of Buckeye entrepreneurs.If you're a fan of the show don’t forget to Subscribe to see new episodes, and Rate or Review us wherever you tune in!In this episode Michael and Nate talked about:How Nate came to entrepreneurship in the second chapter of his careerWhy playing a smaller role at a Fortune 500 company helped prepare him to launch his own businessOn hard right turns, blessings in disguise, and the importance of familyHow he found himself in fashion and retail after studying commercial real estateThe reason ignorance is bliss when you’re starting out in a new sectorWhy it’s not worth doing if you’re not passionate about itAnd how customer service makes all the differenceTo ask a question, read the transcript, or learn more, visit MichaelRedd.com.Resources:Pursuit: Suiting the Next GenerationNate DeMars on LinkedInNate DeMars on TwitterMichael Redd on Instagram
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