In this enlightening episode of “Business Owner Breakthrough,” Pete Mohr engages in a vibrant conversation with Josh Habre, a dynamic third-generation entrepreneur steering the family business, Shoe Mill, into new realms of success. They delve into the strategies that have led to a significant expansion of Shoe Mill, growing from 6 to 14 stores since 2019. A key focus is on Josh’s leadership in nurturing a culture of innovation, embracing technology, and empowering team members to contribute effectively. They discuss the importance of communication strategies in a growing business, with a particular emphasis on digital and video communication.
Josh shares insights into balancing the drive for business growth with personal well-being, highlighting the importance of granting oneself the freedom to enjoy life beyond work. The discussion also touches upon future planning, with Josh envisioning a gradual shift of day-to-day operations to a potential non-family member to bring fresh perspectives to the business.