Jim Moseley is the CEO and Founder of Sun Fire Defense, Jim is a thought leader, influencer, visionary, and successful entrepreneur. Jim provides the leadership and energy that has inspired the creation of Sun Fire Defense.
Jim Moseley joins other leading Bestselling Authors, International Speakers & entrepreneurs, CEOs, and Founders taking part in our Leader Roundtable Interview Series. The DotCom Magazine editorial team is delighted to have Jim join us for our Leader Roundtable Interview.
Jim Moseley, Founder and CEO of Sun Fire Defense, is a bold and innovative entrepreneur with a mission to protect California from a threat that has been plaguing the area for decades. His work is supported by the research of brilliant minds in industries like aerospace and wildland firefighting. Together they have innovated groundbreaking materials, such as their FireShield Fabric that can insulate against heat up to temperatures over 2300 degrees Fahrenheit. The products have already been adapted for applications such as rocket stand wraps by a major private aerospace company and have the potential to be used in numerous applications with far reaching benefits. With his company, Sun Fire Defense, Jim has innovated heat resistant materials that have won awards such as “Best Fire Defense Product- 2018”. Jim of course, doesn’t create these products to fill his shelves with awards, he is seeking solutions to help people protect themselves and their property, to give firefighters better fire protection that could save more of their lives, to offer protection to utility poles to avoid fires started by lightning strikes, and so many other areas motivated by caring for his community and the people in it. Sun Fire Defense’s products and services have been used by a major private aerospace company, local area VIP’s, celebrities, and have the potential to be used in many other residential and commercial applications that could protect property in state-of-the-art ways. Jim Moseley is a man of vast integrity and with his company, Sun Fire defense, he hopes to help and protect as many as possible with his groundbreaking products.
Let's start by telling us about your business.
I founded Sun Fire Defense to provide the highest quality fire protection products and services on the market. I have been able to accomplish this by working with a team of experts with brilliant minds that help make this passion of mine a reality through hard work, ongoing research, and persistence.
Q: Please tell us how you make sure your customers will become raving fans of your company?
I think customers will be raving fans of the products and services that we offer so I think it will be easy for them to be raving fans of the company. We have an amazing team of professionals to back up the products with excellent customer service so the overall experience will always be top of the line.
Q: Please tell us the one thing that separates your business from the competition?
We are the only ones offering what we offer. It truly is groundbreaking, one-of-a-kind technology that you cannot find anywhere else.
Q: And to finish this section, please tell us what is the one major key to your company’s success?
We have great minds working their hardest through research and determination to continue to come up with these state-of-the art solutions that are having a huge, positive impact on our community and we will not slow down in our pursuit to keep fighting for what we believe in.
Q: For our readers just starting to build a company, what advice can you give entrepreneurs just starting out with a new venture?
Believe in yourself and in your passions. People will tell you a lot of things about what you “should” do and those “should”s are going to shape you in a significant way if you let them. If I had listened to those that said “you should stick to one pursuit at a time”, I might have missed out on my amazing musical career or have given up an award-winning business pursuit.
Q: For entrepreneurs seeking to build a business as successful as yours, what one big piece of advice can you give them when times get a little challenging.
Try to de-prioritize any non-essentials and if needed, make a change. Learn to adapt and pivot when needed.
Q: In today’s fast changing business environment, how do you stay abreast of things?
Making sure to take time to stay connected not only by keeping up with current events but staying connected with people.
Q: What is your “Why”? In one sentence, why do you get up in the morning?
Every day is an adventure, and I don’t want to miss any of it, that is why I get up in the morning.
Q: In one sentence, what is the most important thing one has to do to be a great leader?
To be a great leader, one must above all, have integrity.
Q: In one sentence, describe how important your customers are to your business?
Protecting customers and their property is the driving force behind the motivation for what I do.
Q: In one sentence, describe a positive way that technology can make the world a better place?
Technology is making the world a better place by bringing tools to people that let them experience things they never could before.
Q: In one sentence, tell us something positive to motivate our readers?
People always appreciate compliments, so don’t be shy next time you are thinking about complimenting a stranger!
Q: In one sentence, tell us how you start your day to get ready?
I help myself get ready for the day by setting aside quiet time in the morning, which is actually energizing because it helps me to focus and meditate.
Q: In one sentence, describe how you handle rejection and setback?
I handle rejection and setback by simply, working even harder.
Q: In one sentence, describe what your hiring philosophy is?
I look for great minds when hiring, people that are the best in their fields but can also relate to other points of view.
Q: In one sentence, describe how you keep your sanity in a competitive business environment?
In order to keep my sanity, I remember the motivation behind what I do and the satisfaction it gives me to do it.
Jim Moseley, thank you so much for participating in the DotCom Magazine Leader Roundtable Interview Series. We appreciate you participating in this important roundtable interview series, and helping our readers learn more about what it takes to build a great company and become a great leader. We wish you, your family, and of course Sun Fire Defense, nothing but the best.