Q: – Kindly give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.
Ans:- STASO Locksmith & Data Cabling is a professional locksmith company providing both residential as well as commercial locksmith services in Winnipeg, MB. Additionally to emergency 24-hour locksmith services, STASO Locksmith &Data Cabling provides quality voice & data network cabling solutions.

Q: – 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:- Stanislav is an honest & hard working Israeli immigrant who established STASO Locksmith &Data Cabling shortly ater arriving in Winnipeg. The now-turned professional locksmith holds a B.Sc in Bio-Technology and likes motorcycles and the outdoors.

Q: – What inspired you to (start a new business venture) or (to make significant changes in an existing business)? How did the idea for your business come about?
Ans:- As a hands-on type of person and some experience in the field of locksmithing, Stanislav learned about the overpriced services that the local locksmiths were offering to the people of Winnipeg and decided to provide a more affordable solution to consumers both residential as well as commercial.

Q: – What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
Ans:- Be honest with clients about your pricing. Always go the extra mile with your service. Never stop learning and advancing your knowledge in your field.

Q: – What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans:- People skills, hands-on approach, ability to learn quickly on the fly.

Q: – How many hours do you work a day on average?
Ans:- Available24 hours per day 7 days per week. With a total of 10 hours of work including travel times.

Q: – To what do you most attribute your success?
Ans:- Efficient Communication with clients.

Q: – Where did your organizations funding/capital come from and how did you go about getting it? How did you obtain investors for your venture?
Ans:- Vehicle, equipment and materials are self-funded

Q: – Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
Ans:- In 5 – 10 years I see STASO Locksmith & Data Cabling becoming the leading locksmith services provider in Winnipe, MB.

Q: – Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?
Ans:- A2Z Cabling in Winnipeg along with Noble locksmith with their “over 100 years of service”.

Recommended Questions –

Q: – How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?
Ans:- I never give up.

Q: – What motivates you?
Ans:- Seeing my clients satisfied with our services

Q: – What are your ideals?
Ans:- Honesty & integrity

Q: – How do you generate new ideas?
Ans:- Online research

Q: – How do you define success?
Ans:- When you wake up to a new day with a smile on your face.

Q: – How do you build a successful customer base?
Ans:- affordable pricing

Q: – What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Ans:- Being my own boss.

Q: – What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
Ans:- Letting someone into their home or car in -40C weather.

Q: – What do you feel is the major difference between entrepreneurs and those who work for someone else?
Ans:- Daily contributions to your own success rather than someone else’s

Q: – 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:- Strong emphasis on good customer service. Satisfied clients usually always come back as repeat business.

Q: – In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.
Ans:- Fun.

Optional Questions –

Q: – What is your greatest fear, and how do you manage fear?
Ans:- My greatest fear is to lose my business. I manage this fear byalways having faith in myself.

Q: – How did you decide on the location for your business?
Ans:- Being a mobile locksmith and living in Winnipeg my natural selection was to target Winnipeg.

Q: – Do you believe there is some sort of pattern or formula to becoming a successful entrepreneur?
Ans:- Having faith in the services and products you offer.

Q: – Who has been your greatest inspiration?
Ans:- My mother.

Q: – What are some of the biggest mistakes you’ve made?
Ans:- Speeding to rescue a client.

Q: – How can you prevent mistakes or do damage control?
Ans:- Stop, and take a deep breathe before coming to a point of no return.

Q: – What are your hobbies? What do you do in your non-work time?
Ans:- Hang out with friends and family and riding motorcycles.

Q: – What makes you happy?
Ans:- Spedning quality time with friends and family.

Q: – What sacrifices have you had to make to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans:- Still being single due to my commitment to my business.

Q: – If you were conducting this interview, what question would you ask?
Ans:- What makes you standout from your competition?

Company:- STASO Locksmith & Data Cabling