103: Nick Niehaus | Achieve Excellence by Focusing on Perfect Competence

On today’s episode of The Edge of Excellence, our guest is Nick Niehaus, co-founder, and head trainer of the Business Video School. Nick is passionate about helping professionals learn how to use video in their businesses.


The show opens with Nick explaining his definition of excellence. He also talks about who he was before he came to College  Works and how that experience helped him overcome his social anxiety. College Works was pivotal for Nick because he comes from an engineering background and has always wanted to be an inventor. He’ll talk about his decision to become an entrepreneur and change his engineering major.

Soon, Nick quit his job and set out to build his own business. You’ll learn more about his first company, Connect Video, and his second, Business Video School, which teaches real estate agents how to leverage video to better communicate and grow their business. Learn more about the services their teams offer online. He’ll talk about his business’ early success as they mark their third anniversary.

Nick started Business Video School during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. He talks about the challenges he encountered and how he remained committed, as well as his ambitions to advance his public speaking career. As he shares his opinions on AI, specifically ChatGPT, he’ll offer advice on achieving excellence. You’ll discover how he runs his business, similar to College Works.

Join us for a fascinating discussion about finding long-term, fruitful partnerships, networking, and building influence.


What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • Nick’s definition of excellence.
  • Why he prefers being underestimated.
  • The value of hands-on experience.
  • Nick’s entrepreneurial journey and his career goals.
  • The biggest takeaways from College Works and its impact on his career.
  • And so much more…

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