Connect with us

Sanity Files

A People-Loving Optician Who Runs a Legacy Business and Relies on Routine to Conquer Anything That Comes His Way

This familiar face has swapped the nightly news for episodes of Seinfeld and reading fiction to get his head right before bed.

mm

Published

on

Daniel Brunson

Daniel Brunson
Hicks Brunson Eyewear, Tulsa, OK

A familiar face to many, it should come as no surprise that Daniel Brunson’s favorite part of his job is the people. “I love interacting with our clients and our vendors. I have formed some great relationships over the years. I love talking with them, but more importantly, I love listening because I can learn so much that way,” he says. But managing a nearly 70-year-old business can be taxing. Luckily, he is also a fan of routines. “If I’ve had a stressful day, I like to watch Seinfeld for the comic relief. I avoid the news, and instead read fiction to put my mind in a good state before bed. Good sleep is important to me. I also like to rise early enough to read inspirational non-fiction or journal. Then hitting the gym is non-negotiable. When I start my day like that then I figure I can conquer anything that may come later.”

Since launching in 2014, INVISION has won 23 international journalism awards for its publication and website. Contact INVISION's editors at [email protected].

Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

SPONSORED BY SHAMIR

Shamir Glacier PLUS™UV

Utilizing the most advanced technologies, Shamir Glacier PLUS™ UV ensures you receive the most enhanced performance from your lenses.

Promoted Headlines

Advertisement

Advertisement

Subscribe


BULLETINS

Get the most important news and business ideas for eyecare professionals every weekday from INVISION.

Advertisement

Most Popular