Owners Table

by Thomas Cox

Thriving owners talking about everything from the boardroom table to the dinner table.

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • Episode 57: The Pivot from Corporate to Entrepreneurship with Jamie Warren

    Episode 57: The Pivot from Corporate to Entrepreneurship with Jamie Warren

    In our latest episode, Jamie Warren, an entrepreneur and franchise owner of Iron Tribe in Nashville, shares his inspiring journey. He discusses his upbringing, career path, and the pivotal moment when he left a stable corporate job to start his own marketing business. Jamie reflects on the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship, including his transition to owning Iron Tribe franchises. He emphasizes the importance of following one's passion, building sustainable businesses, and balancing professional success with personal values. Jamie also opens up about the emotional and spiritual challenges of raising a special needs child and the lessons learned along the way.

  • Episode 56: Mastering Infinite Banking: Insights from Mike Schwallie

    Episode 56: Mastering Infinite Banking: Insights from Mike Schwallie

    In this podcast episode, Mike, a former college basketball star at Birmingham Southern and infinite banking specialist at Nowlin and Associates, shares his journey from athletics to finance. He discusses his upbringing in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the influence of his parents' careers in sales and entrepreneurship. Mike delves into the concept of infinite banking, explaining its benefits, such as uninterrupted compounding and leveraging cash value. The conversation also covers whole life insurance, the importance of delayed gratification, and financial literacy. Mike emphasizes the value of long-term financial planning and provides practical insights into wealth management strategies.

  • Episode 55: Unlocking Real Estate Success: Insights from Eric Schaefer

    Episode 55: Unlocking Real Estate Success: Insights from Eric Schaefer

    Thomas interviews Eric Schaefer, a young real estate entrepreneur who transitioned from wholesaling to becoming a real estate agent. Eric shares his journey from high school, military service, and college to finding his passion in real estate. He discusses the challenges and successes in wholesaling and flipping houses, the importance of focus, and the benefits of starting a business in your 20s. Eric emphasizes hiring a coach, diversifying investments, and strategic financial planning. He also shares his future goals, including building a passive income business and expanding into multifamily properties and private money lending.

  • Episode 54: Cliff Sims Part II: Small-Town Beginnings to White House Influence

    Episode 54: Cliff Sims Part II: Small-Town Beginnings to White House Influence

    This episode is Part 2 of Thomas's interview with Cliff Sims, a former White House staffer and author of "Team of Vipers" and "The Darkness Has Not Overcome." Sims discusses his new book, which connects political experiences with spiritual lessons from the Bible. He shares insights from his time in the White House and the challenges of writing and publishing his book. The conversation also covers political topics such as U.S.-China relations, the role of government agencies, and the persecution of believers in American life. Sims emphasizes the importance of storytelling and vividly describes his experiences to engage readers.

  • Episode 53: Cliff Sims Part I: Small-Town Beginnings to White House Influence

    Episode 53: Cliff Sims Part I: Small-Town Beginnings to White House Influence

    In this podcast episode, Thomas interviews Cliff Sims, a former White House staffer and author. They explore Cliff's upbringing as a pastor's kid in Mississippi, his involvement in sports, and how these experiences shaped his character. Cliff discusses the challenges of parenting, emphasizing the importance of not spoiling children and teaching them resilience. The conversation also highlights the impact of mentorship on Cliff's career, leading to his involvement in politics and the creation of Yellowhammer News. Cliff shares his journey to political consultant, culminating into his role in the Trump campaign and the White House.