Question: What is the name of your business?
Your Answer: Goshen Enterprise, Inc (GE, INC)
Question: Where is your business located (city & state)? Who are the customers you serve? What products or services does you company provide?
Your Answer: Harvey Illinois, we serve Start Up Companies or those that are struggling to get to the next level after paperwork is done. Marketing to build your client base, from web design, logo registering, proposal writing and much much more.
Question: When did you start your business? Why did you decide to start your own business?
Your Answer: 2005, I was giving away all of my knowledge and working a job which did not make me happy and someone made a statement to me like this. Why are you spending all of your time working when the World Needs You.
Question: Did you quit your "day job" to start your business? How did you initially fund your business?
Your Answer: Yes I did, and I financed it through dedication of Blood, Sweat and Tears. But by doing so I really learned to appreciate self funding and have a respect for what I do. There a quote: Where your treasures are, there your heart may be also: end quote
Question: What has been the biggest challenge in running your company?
Your Answer: The long hours, doing it all while training others.
Question: What’s been the biggest opportunity that came from owning your business?
Your Answer: Meeting all sorts of life styles, changing a struggling business that had no revenue but had the desire and to now see them doing so well. That's what it's all about for me.
Question: What has surprised you most about being your own boss?
Your Answer: Being my Own Boss
Question: Is there a success tactic you'd like to share that could help other business owners (i.e. implementing new software, tactic to grow sales, etc.)?
Your Answer: Yes; stay dedicated, if your don't know ask someone. Don't try and do it all alone, seek out other who have the same vision and not your family, your family is there to have a shoulder to cry on not see the vision. Invest in your self and be willing to put it all back until you don't have to.
Question: What’s the best piece of advice you could give to other small business owners?
Your Answer: Stay the course, and if your don't succeed Try Try AGAIN