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Million Dollar Collar with Rob Kessler

May 25, 2021 Luke J. Menkes Kelowna BC Canada REALTOR® Real Estate Agent / Rob Kessler Season 3 Episode 191
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Captain Rob Kessler is a 50TON Master Captain, as well as the inventor and co-founder of Million Dollar Collar and goTIELESS, a relatively simple solution to fix what his company dubs "Placketitis" The sinking, wrinkling, and folding of the placket of a casually worn dress shirt. goTIELESS is the first shirt designed to be worn TIELESS, featuring Million Dollar Collar.

Prior to Million Dollar Collar/goTIELESS, Rob built a screen printing and embroidery business from a spare bedroom in his house to over $1,000,000 in revenue before selling the company.  Although the company was never intended to be a screen printing company, word soon spread about the high quality, great pricing and never miss a deadline guarantee.

Rob's sales experience in a number of high dollar industries including Diamonds, Real Estate and Automotive Sales provided a unique blend of backgrounds to transition him into the fashion world.  His ability to look at the world through a different set of lenses than most people lead to his success in every sales job and with all of his own businesses.


  • Why did you come up with Million Dollar Collar?
  • What challenges did you face getting the patent?
  • How expensive is it is to get a patent, and how long does it take?
  • Why do you hate ties so much?
  • How did you grow NEWD Clothing Company into a screen-printing business?
  • What advice do you have for anyone starting a business?
  • What is your advice on partners?
  • Do you have any mentors?
  • How many businesses have you started and sold?
  • Do you have any other invention ideas?

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