Q 1. Kindly give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located andif you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.
Ans: Florida eye specialists a multi speciality eye surgery practice with multiple locations throughout jacksonville FL. We provide a full range of eye care from basic examinations to complex eye surgery.
Q 2. Kindly give us a brief description about yourself (it should include your brief educational or entrepreneurial background and list some of your major achievements).
Ans: We are composed of all fellowship trained Ophthalmologists that are board certified. Each doctor brings a wealth of knowledge coming from various academic backgrounds.
Q 3. What inspired you to be part of this businessventure? How did the idea for your business come about?
Ans: The ability to truly provide excellence in eye care brought all of us together. We are truly patient focused and strive to provide the best care possible.
Q 4. What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
Ans: 1) patients first 2) work hard 3) be available
Q 5. What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans: 1) don’t be afraid to take risks2) be willing to work hard3) don’t give up
Q 6. How many hours do you work a day on average?
Ans: A typical work day is usually 8-10 hours but we always have doctors available at all hours.
Q 7. To what do you most attribute your success?
Ans: Delivering excellent patient care and having good outcomes.
Q 8. What has been your most successful form of marketing?
Ans: Personally meeting referring doctors; community events; and educational events. The most successful has been word of mouth.
Q 9. What is the best way to achieve long-term success?
Ans: Stay focused and work hard.
Q 10. Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
Ans: A premier ophthalmic clinic with more locations and more doctors.
Q 11. Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?
Ans: Google has done tremendous things and delivers an excellent product. With extremely happy and loyal employees with a customer first attitude.
Q 12. How important have good employees been to your success?
Ans: Employees are an extension of the physicians and we work together as a team to provide the best care.
Q 13. How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?
Ans: It is important not to give up and view ideas from multiple angles to maximize the ability to have success.
Q 14. What motivates you?
Ans: Patients and their happiness. To provide the gift of sight is truly a privilege and something we enjoy.
Q 15. What are your ideals?
Ans: Hard work; integrity; and honesty.
Q 16. How do you generate new ideas?
Ans: Having a group allows us to get input from one another and generate new ideas. Attending conferences and hiring consultants has also helped mold our
Q 17. How do you define success?
Ans: I believe we can not define success but our outcomes and patients define it for us.
Q 18. How do you build a successful customer base?
Ans: We continue to grow by providing great customer service; having good outcomes; and being empathetic.
Q 19. What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Ans: The ability to mold and grow our practice to provide the best patient care is extremely satisfy.
Q 20. What has been y
our most satisfying moment in business?
Ans: One of the most pivotal points in our practice is when we merged three different practices to form one with the common goal of excelling in eye care.
Q 21. How did you establish this tone and why did you institute this particular type of culture?
Ans: Patients drive our culture and it is seen from the moment a patient calls; checks in; sees a technician and schedules surgery. We have some of the most loyal and knowledgeable staff in the city and are very proud of them. I believe their culture is a reflection of our practice and our doctors.
Q 22. In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.
Q 23. If you had the chance to start your career over again, what would you do differently?
Ans: I would not be as afraid to take risks and invest in myself and the future.
Q 24. How has being an entrepreneur affected your family life?
Ans: It has been great. Family is important and has bolstered me and encouraged me to continue pushing forward.
Q 25. What is your greatest fear, and how doyou manage fear?
Ans: Failure is always a fear but I realize it is only if I allow myself to fail.
Q 26. How did you decide on the location for your business?
Ans: Our practice has locations all throughout north east Florida to provide the most convenient locations.
Q 27. Do you believe there is some sort of pattern or formula to becoming a successful entrepreneur?
Ans: Success is different for each individual but it always comes from within.
Q 28. What are some of the biggest mistakes you’ve made?
Ans: We are always learning as a practice and look for ways to do things better.
Q 29. How can you prevent mistakes or do damage control?
Ans: You can never prevent mistakes but it’s more important to learn from them and improve.
Q 30. What are your hobbies? What do you do in your non-work time?
Ans: We all enjoy various hobbies from running to hockey to spending time with Family.
Q 31. What makes you happy?
Ans: Taking care of patients and seeing them smile. Most importantly, having great vision.
Q 32. What sacrifices have you had to make to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans: The successes have been worth the sacrifices. We do compromise our time to take care of patients but it is well worth it.
Contact Detail :
Company : Florida Eye Specialists
Address : 11512 Lake Mead Ave, #534
City : Jacksonville
State : FL
Zip : 32256
Phone : 904-642-2222
Fax : 904-564-4113
Email : email@example.com