Q 1. How important have good employees been to your success?
Ans: Very important when we hire a good employee we try to keep them, good help is hard to find
Q 2. How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?
Ans: I dont give up on my ideas because i utilize every idea
Q 3. What motivates you?
Ans: Making money and the culture
Q 4. What are your ideals?
Ans: To make Gullah Culture center
Q 5. How do you generate new ideas
Ans: Talking to people that are like minded.
Q 6. How do you define success?
Ans: Completing goals I set
Q 7. How do you build a successful customer base?
Ans:Customers and getting to know the people
Q 8. What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Ans: Working for myself
Q 9. What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
Ans: Opening up the new store
Q 10. What do you feel is the major difference between entrepreneurs and those who work for someone else?
Ans: Entrepreneurs work to grow
Q 11. What kind of culture exists in your organization? How did you establish this tone and why did you institute this particular type of culture?
Ans: Gullah Geechie Culture. Born into it. Because it was needed in our city
Q 12. In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.
Q 13. If you had the chance to start your career over again, what would you do differently?
Ans: I would have started earlier in my life
Q 14. How has being an entrepreneur affected your family life?
Ans: It made me busier so every time I spend with my family I cherish these moments
Q 15. What is your greatest fear, and how do you manage fear?
Ans: Losing my business so I work harder to succeed.
Q 16. How did you decide on the location for your business?
Ans: Community that has a lot of traffic.
Q 17. Do you believe there is some sort of pattern or formula to becoming a successful entrepreneur?
Ans: No, Just hard work
Q 18. If you could talk to one person from history, who would it be and why?
Ans: Jesus, my reason why is because he knows the future
Q 19. Who has been your greatest inspiration?
Q 20. What book has inspired you the most? (OR what is your favorite book?)
Ans: The bible
Q 21. What are some of the biggest mistakes you’ve made?
Ans: Trusting the wrong people
Q 22. How can you prevent mistakes or do damage control?
Ans: Talk things over with my team 2 heads are better then one
Q 23. What are your hobbies? What do you do in your non-work time?
Ans: Art(painting) create art in my spear time
Q 24. What makes you happy?
Ans: My wife
Q 25. What sacrifices have you had to make to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans: Neglect myself of a lot of what i wanted
Company : Gullah Roots
Contact : Octavious Dowling
Address : 4391 Dorchester Road suite 180
City : North Charleston
State : SC
Zip : 29405
Phone : 843-276-8703
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org