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Successful Small Businesses: 8 Words of Wisdom From Entrepreneurs

Written by  Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 02 January 2014 09:26
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An article in the publication Entrepreneur recently examined American small business owners in states across the country and asked them to provide their top advice for success in the field.

Eight pieces of advice applicable to physician practice and surgery center owners include:

 

1. Surround yourself with the best people possible and give them the opportunity to succeed; staff members and colleagues should all be leaders themselves — President and CEO of Guidance Aviation John Stonecipher.

 

2. Don't be afraid to move forward because of lack of funding or experience — Founder and CEO of NaugaNeedles Dr. Mehdi Yazdanpanah

 

3. Do the best you can when you say you will and participate in socially responsible initiatives that make you a better steward for the community — President of Granite & Stone Fabrication Matt Qualey

 

4. Success requires perseverance and discipline; be mentally, physically and spiritually ready to confront problems and enjoy the journey — President and CEO of ISHPI Noah Thomas Leask

 

5. Collaborate with customers, vendors and staff and trust them to help you quickly adapt to changes and provide better services — President of Red Sage Communications Ellen Didier

 

6. Consider all interactions opportunities to network and identify business opportunities through these interactions — President of Clayton Kendall Regina Broudy

 

7. Device and articulate your vision for the business and relentlessly execute your go-to-market strategies — Owner of Fromm Family Foods Tom Nieman

 

8. Take risks in a competitive environment to grow your business and maintain a solid reputation for customer service — Founder, President and CEO of LS Technologies Tom J. Loftus

 

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