Og Mandino writes: “Time teaches all things to him who lives forever, but we have not the luxury of eternity. Yet, in our allotted time we have to practice the art of patience for nature never acts in haste”. Now, I memorized this years ago when I read a little book called “The Greatest Salesman in the World” when I traveled the globe, but it never had the true meaning… or impact it holds for me today.
Simply because over the years since I started #VCI, it’s become the biggest challenge that not only got us to where we are today, but also one of the most frustrating and continuous lessons, in the seven plus years we have been operating. To bring this into context, I came back home from overseas in 2005 and decided to study [...]
If I think back to the last five years, it really has been one crazy ride. Never smooth, but always exciting, a learning curve of note, filled with epic memories! I have made many mistakes but achieved more than I thought I would. I have even hated cars at some times… let’s face it, an automobile can be one of the most frustrating things on the planet. Nevertheless, every car has a story, most good, some not so good, but I am fortunate to have become part of each car’s history. Then some cars (or their owners) come along that have the power to impact our lives in very strange and wonderful ways.
The first of that kind on my journey would have to be the very first Classic I imported. Now, at the time I was running daily operations for my father’s logistics company, and building Vintage Car Importers in my spare time as it was [...]