DYTP Episode 6 |The Freedom to Govern Yourself Daily

Show Summary

In this episode, Ross speaks with Tim Allen about how and why he builds independence into his life and career path. Later in the show, our miniseries on liberty continues as Ross sits down with Judge Jim Troupis to discuss the concept of political liberty.

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Tim Allen

TimAllenTim Allen is passionate about building independence into his life and career path. He evaluates every opportunity in light of his desire to remain as independent as possible.

Tim grew up in upstate New York where he also attended college for engineering. While in college, he worked at a swimming pool liner manufacturer – and saw opportunity for change and advancement throughout the company. Following graduation, Tim slowly rose through the ranks of various factory positions – and finally got his lucky break by accepting new position with the company in Canada. There, he helped facilitate a new quality control process, and helped invent new manufacturing processes and equipment to aid in manufacturing. Tim also helped to develop new software programs and devices to eliminate waste and streamline production and reporting processes.

His success in Canada led him to start a manufacturing facility of his own in Tennessee at the age of 25. There, he gained experience in large scale business management. His passion for technology and automation coupled with a knack for helping other manufacturers – and Tim realized that he could do still bigger things. He initially joined an automation company that specialized in implementing robotic cutting systems across all manufacturing industries, but ultimately decided to strike out on his own.

In 2013, Tim founded Independent Cutting Supply, a company that serves the automation industry with consumables, service, and consulting. He continues to pour his talents and energy into his business today and is experiencing awesome personal and business growth.

Tim is driven by doing what he is told is not possible. He has left his mark on hundreds of companies and organizations, including NASA and GE, and is passionate about customer service. Outside of work Tim enjoys spending time with his son and fiancé, inventing gadgets, investigating new technologies, camping, long range shooting, making wine, barbecuing with friends, and looking for the next concept that will allow him to keep doing his thing.

Connect with Tim: sales@independentcutting.com

Tim’s “must read” book: The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

Judge Jim Troupis

JimTroupis1Judge Jim Troupis is a trial court judge in the State of Wisconsin. In the course of his career, Judge Troupis has helped reshape national policies on numerous issues, including collective bargaining reform, Voter ID, campaign finance laws, and veterans’ rights. As a staunch proponent of free speech, Judge Troupis successfully fought to protect the First Amendment rights of dozens of grassroots organizations across the state of Wisconsin in 2010.

Judge Troupis has served as regional or national lead counsel to multiple presidential candidates. He is also the past Chairperson of the Governor’s Judicial Advisory Committee, past President of the Federal Court Bar Association, and has served on numerous committees and commissions as a select member.

In addition to his legal work, Judge Troupis speaks and writes on issues of liberty and freedom across multiple forms of media, and has twice been invited to teach on the importance of freedom and the law as an international professor at a Russian Law School.

Judge Troupis graduated with Honors from Northwestern Law School, where he was the Edwin Austin Scholar, received the William Jennings Bryan Award, and was named as Editor in Chief of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.

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