In this episode of the Deep Leadership podcast, host [Host’s Name] is joined by Peter Mann, the founder and CEO of Oransi, a leading U.S. designer and manufacturer of air purification products. Peter is a U.S. Navy veteran turned serial entrepreneur with a fascinating journey from military service to successful business ownership.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Unexpected Entrepreneurship:

    • Peter’s entrepreneurial journey was not initially part of his plan, but it began when he left the Navy and gained experience in the tech industry.
  2. Leadership Lessons from the Navy:

    • Peter shares valuable lessons from his naval experience, including the significance of setting clear plans of action and milestones (POA&M) for effective execution and the importance of teamwork.
  3. Scaling a Business:

    • Discover how Peter successfully scaled his business, Oransi, which saw a boost in sales during the pandemic. He revitalized a dormant manufacturing facility in the U.S., hired over 100 local workers, and reshored production from China.
  4. Finding the Right People:

    • Peter emphasizes the importance of hiring the right people for different roles when scaling a business and fostering an environment that motivates and inspires the team.
  5. Staying Positive Amid Challenges:

    • Peter discusses the challenges of manufacturing in the U.S. and highlights the need to adapt and stay positive when faced with obstacles.

Conclusion: Peter Mann’s journey from naval officer to successful entrepreneur offers valuable insights into leadership, scaling a business, and the importance of finding the right team. His story serves as an inspiration for those looking to navigate the challenges of business ownership.

Show resources:

Oransi website –

Peter Mann on LinkedIn –

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