My son, Max, is a pretty savvy businessman. He knows what it takes to be successful: A dream, powerful intention and a solid, yet flexible, plan. Max has embraced the opportunity to work for a terrific company in Colorado. (Shout out to Shamrock Sales, Inc.!) And he is happy to report in on a good business when he discovers one. Recently, Max visited one of his customer’s shops and called me to brag on them. Turns out they were customers of mine, too. Max told me about their recruiting, hiring and training systems. He shared that they hold themselves and others to high standards and commit to delivering superior service. Cool! So, I wrote an email saying, “Good on ya!”
The owner, Tim Parker, emailed right back. Wow. He made my day.
If you have the opportunity, hire a vet. If you are a vet, you are well served to start your own business. It takes discipline and procedures, coupled with a powerful mission and clear intention, to create a successful business. You have what it takes. […]