In this episode, Melissa Fradenburg, Financial Advisor, RJFS, and Chris Cooper, owner of Zeppelin Cleaning Services, discuss what it takes to be a business owner. Chris started his commercial cleaning business 13 years ago, out of the trunk of his car, and now it is the fastest-growing commercial cleaning company in Southeast Michigan. He shares his thoughts on getting a business off the ground and highlights qualities that help a business owner to be successful.

We will discuss:

  • Why company culture is so important.
  • Why 80% of businesses fail in the first year.
  • No matter what business you plan to start, it is about people.
  • How to get people on board with your vision.
  • Why now is a great time to start a business.


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