Parker County Today July 2017 - Page 47

done so well that we are looking forward to bringing this part- nership to Weatherford. PCT: What would you do if you weren’t in this business? JR: I would be in online sales. I could start a business selling dog collars making $100,000. PCT: What is your favorite thing about your job? JR: My favorite thing would be that it’s not a job. Everyone wants employed at a place that they look forward to going to. If you go to your job and it doesn’t seem like work, that’s the best thing. It doesn’t seem like work. PCT: What have you learned in pursing your field? JR: I do very well with my businesses that are non-related. The number one thing I have learned is to provide the customer over and above what the customer deserves from us; to go the extra mile. It is always great when the customer comes in and you do something that they didn’t expect them to do for you. You’ll make more money going the extra step for the customer. They will tell their friends and come back to do repeat business. PCT: What advice can you give others who may want to follow in your footsteps? JR: Surround yourself with good people. Do your homework on the business that you want to open. Don’t be afraid to roll the dice. You have to have a good business plan, good customer service and a good location. Most p