Jamie stops in for the first time in almost 2 years to say hello and catch up. I am looking forward to her take on all things going on in the shooting industry, social media and see what she has planned in the future.
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Jamie Villamor in conversation with John Bartolo
Jamie Villamor stops by to chat with John Bartolo about various topics like blade manufacturing, work principles, NRA, Blade Show, Shot Show, training, fashion, firearms, being on magazine covers, movies and Hollywood and a host of other interesting topics.
0:56—John begins the show by thanking the sponsors. He welcomes Jamie Villamor to the show. She is a competitive pistol shooter, actress, model, entrepreneur and businesswoman.
2:24—Jamie tells us about her new project. She has teamed up with Microtek to learn how to make knives and start manufacturing them.
7:50—Jamie tells John that its important to be professional and say ‘no’ when things don’t align with your nature in the workplace.
12:24—Jamie talks about her participation in the NRA and a Blade Show.
13:20—John talks about the need to open up the Shot Show, the lack of streaming, media, large scale publication in the industry.
18:06—Jamie talks about the importance of getting the training on point and finding what fits each one.
22:00—John and Jamie talk about the ammo shortage being a scam.
24:21—John asks Jamie her opinion on what the shooting industry needs to get back on track. Jamie feels some changes need to be made to remove the old-school mentality.
29:54—They talk about the fashion and firearms industries.
32:25—They talk about cancel culture being an agenda for people who want you out. Jamie feels that you just need to be yourself.
34:00—They talk about being on covers of magazines and the digital online magazines.
38:32—They talk about the entertainment industry, the struggling movie theatres, live streaming networks, short films, Hollywood awards, diminishing attention span of people, post-pandemic-fear-of-crowds.
45:26—Jamie talks about her love of shoes and sunglasses.
48:00—Jamie talks about W.O.F.T. that specializes in customized safety scenario training.
51:30—Jamie tells us about the new relationship podcast that she started called Dating Intelligence.
53:24—John thanks Jamie for coming on the show and he thanks his sponsors once again before wrapping up the episode.
11:22-- “Its okay to say no and it doesn’t close the door forever. I think people need to get comfortable saying, ‘Hey, that’s not going to work out for me, its not aligning, and then re-visit it another time.” Jamie Villamor
18:03-- “It’s not really about the tool, it’s about the training.” Jamie Villamor
20:22— “It’s easy to fall in love with a brand. It’s hard to actually say, ‘This works for me and I am going to stand by this.’ I think everybody wants a certain brand. But don’t get caught up in that. Train and let the training dictate what works for you.” John Bartolo