Rob Jorgensen, COO of Southwest Plastics and Metrex Valve

Rob discusses the pros and cons of joining a family business with his father and uncle. A company that was started by his grandfather. Rob also talks about the leadership skills he honed as an officer on board a ship and how they apply to running two companies. Learn more at www.southwestplastics.com and www.metrexvalve.com As a bonus, near the end of the episode, you’ll hear why recording a podcast on board a boat can have it’s drawbacks.

Video and Clips

Full video of Rob discussing the pros and cons of joining a family business with his father and his uncle that was started by his grandfather. Also the leadership skills he honed as an officer on board a ship and how they apply to running two companies.
Clip of Rob talking about working in a family business
Clip of Rob discussing the leadership lessons learned as an officer on board a ship and how that applies to running a company.
Clip of Rob and Don discovering the unintended consequences of using a boat as a recording studio.

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