What is the name of your business?: The Office Pile
Is this your first business?: Real Estate Investor
What is the biggest reason for your success so far?: Persistence and Determination. Locating ignored markets and filling the need with the services I provide.
What were the earliest indications that you might have a good idea?: informal market research validation.
Were there any rocky times when you were starting the business?: Yes
What is working best for your marketing right now?: We utilize a marketing matrix mix comprised of 25 different strategies. Each week we evaluate what combination worked the previous week, we evaluate it, remix if need be, and implement a new mix for the upcoming week. There is no permanent magic bullet. It's a combination of strategies.
What is your biggest differentiator?: We are the first culturally diverse
What is the toughest decision you've had to make in the last few months?: To slow down
What is your morning routine?: Early morning workout. In office by 8:00.
Where is the best place to eat in your city?: Hillstone for sushi.
Barrio Cafe for Mexican food.
What book do you recommend?: The Count of Montecristo by Alexander Dumas.
Favorite place to travel to?: San Francisco.
What business would you love for someone else to start?: Any that
What is your favorite local business?: Our
How did you finance your business?: Personal funds, personal loans.
How long before you took a salary?: Still a work in progress.
Do you have any co-founders?: No.
What position did you hire first?: Community mayor.
Who is your ideal client?: Work at home entrepreneur.
What advice do you have for new founders?: It matters not how many times you fall; what matters is that you get up.
Never give up. Never give up.
The secret to success: Discipline.