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 and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.
Ans – Best Deal Auto Glass is the best windshield replacement and repair company in the Phoenix, AZ area. We also service all of Arizona and provide mobile repair and replacement services as well as RV windshield replacement. Some of the other cities we work in include Scottsdale, Tempe, Chandler, Tucson, and many more.
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 – My name is Chris Fill and I began Best Deal Auto Glass to provide a better service for clients. I have helped grow Best Deal from a small shop into one of the top auto glass companies in Arizona.
Q.3 – 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 – I wanted to build something on my own. I wanted to build something that I could be proud of when I looked back on things. The business idea came about after having prior experience in the space.
Q.5 – What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
ans – 1 Persistence
Q.4 – What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
ans – 1 Be open to all new opportunities.
2 Be the hardest worker in the room.
3 Don’t accept no for an answer.
Q.6 -How many hours do you work a day on average?
Ans – 9-10
Q.7 – To what do you most attribute your success?
Ans – My desire to succeed. I will not let anything stop me.
Q.8 – How do you go about marketing your business? What has been your most successful form of marketing?
Ans – We market our business using all digital strategies. We focus on search engine optimization and pay-per-click advertising.
Q.9 - 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 – We were self-funded.
Q.10 - What is the best way to achieve long-term success? Ans - Build out processes that will help you maintain and grow. It is important to keep track of all of your efforts. Q.11 - Where you see yourself and your business in 5 - 10 years? Ans - I want to expand Best Deal Auto Glass to be a nationwide presence and one that is helping to serve customers from all over the United States.
Q.12 – Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?
Ans – Nike, I have always been a huge fan.
Q.13 - How important have good employees been to your success? Ans - Your employees are the backbone of your organization. They are the most important piece of our business.
Q.14 – How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?
Ans – As long as it takes before you have legitimate data to make a decision off of.
Q.15 – What motivates you?
Ans – My family and the desire to build something remarkable.
Q.16 - What are your ideals? Ans - I want to have a healthy work/life balance that helps others achieve their dreams. Q.17 - How do you generate new ideas? ans - They just naturally come to me.
Q.18 – How do you define success?
ans – If you can look yourself in the mirror at the end of the day and be happy with yourself, that is success.
Q.19 – How do you build a successful customer base?
ans – Care about their experience and do everything you can to make them happy!
Q.20 - What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur? ans - The day-to-day tasks are always changing and keeping me on my toes. Q.21 - What has been your most satisfying moment in business? ans - Employing others and seeing them have the ability to provide for their families. Q.22 - What do you feel is the major difference between entrepreneurs and those who work for someone else? ans - Entrepreneurs are just wired differently. They think differently. Q.23 - 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 - We have a very relaxed and fun atmosphere. We want people to enjoy coming to work. Q.24 - In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur. ans - Blessed. Q.25 - If you had the chance to start your career over again, what would you do differently? ans - I would start my business sooner. Q.26 - How has being an entrepreneur affected your family life? ans - There have been some long days and nights, but the lifestyle has also given me tremendous freedom. Q.27 - What is your greatest fear, and how do you manage fear? ans - My greatest fear is failure and I manage that fear by focusing on what I can control.
Q.28 – How did you decide on the location for your business?
ans – I grew up in the Arizona area.
Q.29 - Do you believe there is some sort of pattern or formula to becoming a successful entrepreneur? ans - Hard work, persistence, and creativity.
Q.30 – If you could talk to one person from history, who would it be and why?
ans – Abraham Lincoln. He is my favorite president.
Q.31 – Who has been your greatest inspiration?
ans – My father.
Q.32 – How can you prevent mistakes or do damage control?
ans – Be honest and forthcoming.
Q.33 – What are your hobbies? What do you do in your non-work time?
ans – I like to go to the desert and enjoy off-road activities.
Q.34 – What makes you happy?
ans – My family and friends.
Q.35 – What sacrifices have you had to make to be a successful entrepreneur?
ans – I have sacrificed a lot of my time, but it is all worth it.
Company Name:- Best Deal Auto Glass