Q: What are 3 tips for those thinking of starting their own business?
A: Entrepreneurs need to be passionate, creative, and resilient. Passion helps get you through the bumps in the road, creativity helps you to see things differently than others, and resilience gives you the strength to pick yourself up and try again after the inevitable setback.
Q: Why have you been successful?
A: I was fortunate in life to have leadership experiences from a young age, in particular, through Scouting. As I’ve grown older, I’ve realized how important those experiences were, both in shaping myself, but also in understanding and appreciating how other people may approach a situation differently. Working well with others, whether as customers, partners, or employees, is critical to success, and I’m grateful that I had the opportunity to start working on my leadership skills from a young age.
Q: What is next for you?
A:I’m excited to focus on scaling my business by hiring staff to complement my skills and build a larger, more robust enterprise.
Q: Anything else you would like to share?
A:After two painful years of Covid, it’s exciting for me to be riding the crest of a huge rebirth of travel. I wouldn’t be anywhere else right now!