Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Francois E, President of Mainstream Digicom, located in Montreal, Canada.

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

VOIP Business Phone services and Website Design.

Tell us about yourself

I’m a go-getter and self-motivated entrepreneur. I have a passion for design and development of websites.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Learning to become extremely resourceful.

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

Realizing that as much as you enjoy the highs, you also have to learn to appreciate the lows. As bitter as it tastes, there’s a lesson to be learned. Everything rests on your shoulders.

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

  1. Learn your business or trade thoroughly before starting.
  2. Learn to network all the time. The bigger your network, the more opportunities you have to grow your business.
  3. Read, read, read and learn new skill sets to keep improving. The knowledge you get from reading is priceless. It broadens your horizon and raises your ceiling.

Where can people find you and your business?


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