Ans – Musicology is North Alabamas largest private Music School. Our Madison campus has been open since 2006 and Our Huntsville Location opened in May 2017.
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 – Eric Brown has an Undergrad in sacred music from University of North Alabama and a Masters degree in Worship studies fro Liberty Theological Seminary. Eric is an accomplished musical playing in several band across the south east over the last 20 years.
Q 3 – What inspired you to (start a new business venture) or (to make significant changes in an existing business)?
Ans – We had had a significant number of people try to come over to our Madison location but couldn’t handle the drive. So we decided to come to them.
Q 4 – What three pieces of advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs?
Ans – Read everything you can, Be bold and patient with all of your decisions. If your not having fun get out.
Q 5 – What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans – Thick Skin, Amazing Drive, seeing failure as a learning experience not a death sentence.
Q 6 – How many hours do you work a day on average?
Ans – 12
Q 7 – To what do you most attribute your success?
Ans – The insatiable desire to win at life.
Q 8 – How do you go about marketing your business?
Ans – FB , Direct Marking , referrals
Q 9 – Where did your organizations funding/capital come from and how did you go about getting it?
Ans – The first time credit cards, second one banks.
Q 10 – What is the best way to achieve long-term success?
Ans – setting realistic goals.
Q 11 – Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?
Ans – Working on my second business in a different field.
Q 12 – Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?
Ans – Columbia Arts Academy Columbia SC.
Q 13 – How important have good employees been to your success?
Ans – Very.
Q 14 – How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?
Ans – 12 months.
Q 15 – What motivates you?
Ans – Remembering all the times I have been fired.
Q 16 – What are your ideals?
Ans – Made my kids pup the mascot of the school.
Q 17 – How do you generate new ideas?
Ans – I’m constantly thinking about the business so its an ever going process.
Q 18 – How do you define success?
Ans – Not having to worry about the competition because they follow you.
Q 19 – How do you build a successful customer base?
Ans – Great Customer Service.
Q 20 – What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Ans – Not getting a pink slip.
Q 21 – What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
Ans – When we hit 500 students which is something only 1% of music schools ever accomplish.
Q 22 – What do you feel is the major difference between entrepreneurs and those who work for someone else?
Ans – You know you have the ability to make a mistake without losing everything.
Q 24 – 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 – Fun lots of Laughter, Comes from my personality and the ability to make others laugh.
Q 25 – In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.
Ans – Rollercoaster
Q 26 – If you had the chance to start your career over again, what would you do differently?
Ans – Never would have detoured into the church field.
Q 27 – How has being an entrepreneur affected your family life?
Ans – Lots of hours but I am to provide better
Q 28 – What is your greatest fear, and how do you manage fear?
Ans – Failure , learning to embrace it on a daily grind.
Q 29 – How did you decide on the location for your business?
Ans – Our first campus had attracted a lot of people from that area until they had to make the drive in rush hour traffic so we decided to bring our school to them.
Q 30 – Do you believe there is some sort of pattern or formula to becoming a successful entrepreneur?
Ans – Drive
Q 31 – If you could talk to one person from history, who would it be and why?
Ans – Ray Charles the man transcended race and music at the same time.
Q 32 – Who has been your greatest inspiration?
Ans – Marty Fort
Q 33 – What book has inspired you the most? (OR what is your favorite book?)
Ans – The E Myth
Q 34 – What are some of the biggest mistakes you’ve made?
Ans – Quitting to soon
Q 35 – How can you prevent mistakes or do damage control?
Ans – Patience
Q 36 – What are your hobbies? What do you do in your non-work time?
Ans – I playing a wedding band
Q 37 – What makes you happy?
Ans – Fender Rhodes Electric Pianos
Q 38 – What sacrifices have you had to make to be a successful entrepreneur?
Ans – Dinner with my family
Q 39 – If you were conducting this interview, what question would you ask?
Ans – The overall vibe of our school. When people come to our school they realize real quick we are serious about having a fun learning environment.
Company Detail :
Company name Musicology School of Music LLC
Address 10300 Bailey Cove Rd SE
Zip Code 35803
Tel No (256) 489-0426
E-mail Id firstname.lastname@example.org