Ryan Nichols is a former Corporal (Cpl) at United States Marine Corps. He is now the Owner/President of Wholesale Universe, Inc. He also owns the businesses Simply Unique Boutique and We Got It Marketing & Productions.
On July 27, 2015 Bonnie and Ryan Nichols created Wholesale Universe from their 3rd story, 2-bedroom apartment! Working with a handful of Amazon Clients, and a LOT of motivation, they expanded into over 100+ Amazon Accounts per month, started selling retail, and expanded into an 8,300 SF building, where they currently run all of their operations from now.
On today’s episode, Ryan will walk us through how Amazon FBA business works and an overview of capital needed for beginners. He’ll also explain how the marine mindsets he got from the military has been instrumental in his business success. The crux of it being how to guide ourselves through the chaos to get ahead.
“You got to deal with chaos, and chaos in business comes from multiple different angles. You could learn how to delegate and communicate within the chaos. You have no choice but to be successful because there are so many people that refuse to do that.” – Ryan Nichols
Some topics that were discussed include:
- Ryan’s background and career journey – from Marine Corps to Entrepreneurship
- How he was affected by Hurricane Harvey
- How he used Social Media to save lives during disaster
- What is Amazon FBA and how does it work?
- Capital needed to start business with Amazon FBA
- 3 types of people and the toughest mindsets
- The mental toughness he has of being Ex-Marine and incorporating it to his business
- Learning how to work in the chaos
- Best tips to understand how to communicate through chaos
- One of the biggest lesson/advice shared by his Mentor
- His recommended favorite movies
- MMA & Boxing Marketing
- Something he does and thinks to gain back confidence during difficult times
- 3 pieces of advice for Entrepreneurs
References & links mentioned:
- Adil Amarsi’s Website
- What Dreams May Come (Actors: Robin Williams & Cuba Gooding Jr.)
- Ball In The Family (Actors: Channa McCullough & Jacqueline Lorians)
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