Josh Nickell's endless curiosity has led him to travel around the world, earn a Master's degree in international economics from John's Hopkins, and run strategy and operations for high growth startups. Josh is currently CEO & Founder of Sankalpa where he is dedicated to creating quality products that represent a worldwide community of artists & yogis.
What do I do best?
I’m very analytical. This makes me great with operations, strategy and the executional side of running a business.
What makes me the best version of myself?
Being surrounded by smart and motivated people, and seeing a high potential upside to what I’m working on.
What are my aspirations?
To run a sustainable business that I am passionate about, while also balancing business success with family time, and a healthy lifestyle.
My Biggest Success?
Building out my beautiful family.
My Most Challenging Moment?
The decision to start Sankalpa and build my own company. I was on my honeymoon and had recently started a new job. It was a big risk to my current situation, but ended up being very well worth the risk.
(Tell us a personal mantra, saying or adage that you tend to live life by or believe in strongly)
The light in me salutes the light in you.
My Favorite People/Role Models?
My Favorite Places/Destinations?
Greece and Italy. I love the sun and ocean. Also, I got engaged in Greece so it holds a special place in my heart.
My Favorite Products/Objects?
My Sankalpa yoga mat and all of my apple devices.
My Current Passions?
Ashtanga yoga and healthy living and eating.