In this episode of Hustle Inspires Hustle, we talk with Nolan Carroll, former football player turned 3-D products hustler/philanthropist about life and business after football. Nolan shares how he transitioned out of football, how he learned to build new habits as a businessman, and the making of something known as a DOOB.
In this conversation, Nolan Carroll and Alex Quin shared the following wisdom nuggets:
● Networking with the right people
● Making the transition out of football
● Reinventing yourself in a competitive world
● Why failure is learning
● How the DOOB idea came about
● Being productive as a new entrepreneur
[1:00] How Alex and Nolan met
[3:24] Nolan’s story from football star to brand new entrepreneur
[7:03] How did you transition successfully from football to business when other people struggle?
[8:34] What is a DOOB?
[11:33] Starting the Nolan Carroll Foundation
[16:00] Living for legacy
[18:22] Hip hop and business
[22:40] What tools do you use to stay organized?
[24:15] Going beyond your insecurities
[25:31] What would you tell your 18-year old self?
“Every part of my life is kind of happening in an unexpected way.”
“Failure is always a learning experience. Failure teaches you to grow...something's always going to be on the other side of failure.”
Nolan Carroll is a former football player who played in the NFL for 8 years and then transitioned into the world of business and philanthropy. He is the owner of Doob 3D, and the president of the Nolan Carroll Foundation.
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Nolan Carroll foundation website
DOOB 3D website
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