Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Dr. Oliver Reid, Founder of I AM A SOLUTION CONSULTING FIRM, LLC, located in Manassas, VA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

My name is Dr. Oliver T. Reid, "The Writing Coach." I help speakers, entrepreneurs, and coaches write their books fast using my 4-step MILK writing system. My coaching unveils 4 Secrets to Completing the Book that's stuck in their heads in 30 Days, without or before writing another word. I endeavor to help entrepreneurs, speakers, and coaches Become The Book They Want To Write. Be sure to connect with me, so I can help you to maximize your story that makes the masses aware of your cause so that you can produce unlimited impact. My favorite quote is, "I would rather write my story while I am alive than to have someone else skim over my highlights when I'm dead."

Tell us about yourself

I provide consulting and coaching services through my companies. In addition, I'm also a seasoned trainer, ministry, writing, and life coach, motivational speaker, multi-bestselling and award-winning author, and solution strategist. What got me first started in business was my quest or thirst to find solutions to my own problems. In doing so, I later found out that solving my internal problems birth solutions for others around me as well. I have a deep passion for helping individuals that find themselves in the most vulnerable circumstances. Motivated daily by a passion for supporting the masses, I currently serve in a leadership capacity on several Boards of nonprofits and have expanded my humanitarian efforts around the globe.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Each time I help someone tell their story in book form for the first time remains my biggest accomplishment. Helping authors around the globe overcome their fears of writing is a major accomplishment for me.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

Balance is one of the hardest things that comes along with being a business owner. Another hard challenge is self-care in businesses. It's easy to say you've done something for yourself, but it's harder to actually remain consistent with self care as your business demands more and more.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Do it Now- Do it unprepared- Do it Afraid- Do your business even when you're unsure of the outcome.
  2. Don't overthink your business model.
  3. Don't get so busy doing business that you fail to enjoy it.

Where can people find you and your business?


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