On this week’s episode, we’re joined by special guest Richard Hagins. Richard comes from a humble background and has propelled himself through challenges and obstacles to position himself as a pillar of leadership within his community. After serving his country for 23 years as a US Naval Officer, Richard followed his entrepreneurial spirit when he founded US&S Inc. in 2003. He has received several accolades and awards, most recently being named Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 - Southeast by Ernst & Young.
Richard was formally educated in electronic engineering technology and holds a Master’s Degree in business management. He also has a wife and three daughters, one of whom has risen to become President of the company that he founded.
We chat about Richard’s journey from naval service to entrepreneurship, as well as:
- The challenges associated with growing his business
- Building and spreading a company culture, as well as culture’s importance to success
- The importance of establishing strong teaming relationships
- His business philosophy
- And more
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