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:    Smart Transportation is a dependable, premier transportation service provider with over 20 years of combined experience. Our office is located centrally in frequently traveled Orlando, Florida. Our company was founded on a firm belief that we could provide our clients with consistently superior rental service. The livery market is competitive, but ew are simply better than the rest.

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:    I’ve been a business owner for the past 9 years. I own a small car dealership and a cell phone shop as well. I only worked about 6 months as an employee, and I did not like it.

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:    The motivation and eagerness to make money. I wanted to diversify what I do.

Q 4.    What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?

Ans:    Ideas/Innovation, Motivation, Recruting

Q 5.    How many hours do you work a day on average?

Ans:    About 10 Hours

Q 6.    How do you go about marketing your business? What has been your most successful form of marketing?

Ans:    Referrals and Word of mouth.

Q 7.    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:    Self-funded, from other businesses. Also, reinvesting the money and not getting paid!

Q 8.    What is the best way to achieve long-term success?

Ans:    Persistence and innovation.

Q 9.    Where you see yourself and your business in 5 – 10 years?

Ans:    Have a bigger fleet.

Q 10.    Excluding yours, what company or business do you admire the most?

Ans:    Real Estate, Car Business, and Billboard Advertising.

Q 11.    How important have good employees been to your success?

Ans:    Very Important.

Q 12.    How long do you stick with an idea before giving up?

Ans:    Very Long. I’m hard headed.

Q 13.    What motivates you?

Ans:    Money.

Q 14.    How do you generate new ideas?

Ans:    Observing. Collecting Information.

Q 15.    How do you define success?

Ans:    Generating Money, Stress Free.

Q 16.    How do you build a successful customer base?

Ans:    Good Customer Service.

Q 17.    What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?

Ans:    Independent. Compensation.

Q 18.    What has been your most satisfying moment in business?

Ans:    Generating Revenue.

Q 19.    What do you feel is the major difference between entrepreneurs and those who work for someone else?

Ans:    Income. Stress.

Q 20.    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:    Work Hard, Work Smart. To make somebody time worth spending.

Q 21.    In one word, characterize your life as an entrepreneur.

Ans:    Independent.

Q 22.    If you had the chance to start your career over again, what would you do differently?

Ans:    Get More Money Raised.

Q 23.    How has being an entrepreneur affected your family life?

Ans:    Bad, Not enough time to spend with family so far.

Q 24.    What is your greatest fear, and how do you manage fear?

Ans:    Not paying bills on time

Q 25.    How did you decide on the location for your business?

Ans:    Convenience.

Q 26.    Do you believe there is some sort of pattern or formula to becoming a successful entrepreneur?

Ans:    Yes. Right People, Right Product or Service, and the Right Process.

Q 27.    If you could talk to one person from history, who would it be and why?

Ans:    Mohammed, The prophet of Islam.

Q 28.    Who has been your greatest inspiration?

Ans:    Mohammed, The prophet of Islam.

Q 29.    What book has inspired you the most? (OR what is your favorite book?)

Ans:    Quran, The book of Islam

Q 30.    What are some of the biggest mistakes you’ve made?

Ans:    Working too much.

Q 31.    How can you prevent mistakes or do damage control?

Ans:    Make more money.

Q 32.    What are your hobbies? What do you do in your non-work time?

Ans:    Beach, Reading of the Internet.

Q 33.    What makes you happy?

Ans:    Making Money. Kind of oppressed ain’t I!

Q 34.    What sacrifices have you had to make to be a successful entrepreneur?

Ans:    Work Long Hours.


Company Detail :

Company name    Smart Transportation
Address               5725 South Orange Blossom Trail
City                     Orlando
State                    FL
Zip Code            32839
Tel No                (321) 877-5466
Fax                     407-850-9944