It takes hard work, dedication and sometimes good old fashion luck to build a strong, profitable business. One of the best pieces of advice for entrepreneurs and emerging business owners is to get smart insights from people who have been there before.
See what Rolando Toyos, Toyos Clinic, has to say on how he keeps his business growing.
What do you wish you knew when you started your business?
I wish I knew to patent ideas before you talk to anyone about the idea.
What's the best advice you ever received?
Advertise that innovation,
Realize it will be commoditized.
What's your best time management hack?
Work out in the morning when you wake up, it clears your mind and wakes you up so you are ready for the day. When you work out in the morning you don't waste time because you have somewhere important to go right after-work.
Any other advice or tips you'd like to share?
Read and listen to business blogs and podcasts that have nothing to do with your particular business. It will spark ideas that no one is thinking about in your field.
We've asked business owners from across the city to share some of their best advice on starting and growing their small business. Want to learn more insights from other Chamber members? Follow the hashtag #MemberAdvice on our social media channels and read more here on our blog.