Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in consultancy but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Ebony Hartsfield, CEO of ENH Services, LLC., located in Rosedale, MD, USA.
What's your business, and who are your customers?
Hello, I am Ebony N. Hartsfield, Founder and CEO of ENH Services, LLC, a Women-Owned Small Business based out of Maryland that provides consulting services. My mission is to educate and equip other business owners with the skills to manage there day to day business operations, build exclusive brands that make a great 1st Impression, coach you through the start-up process and cultivate relationships that create a network.
Tell us about yourself
I started in 2018 offering just Notary Public services for the State of Maryland. As I promoted and advertised my business, my network began to grow more. Building and expanding, offering new services with the skills I already had. Having conversations with friends that owned their businesses gave me the push I needed. I saw that my skills were what they needed to make them successful in their industries which motivated me to keep going, building, expanding, and touching as many business owners as I could. Being able to provide services that brings someone else’s dreams of entrepreneurship a reality is what provides the motivation needed to keep going.
What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?
Participating another year as part of a Nationally Recognized Organization to coordinate the event presentation and video development for their 10th Annual Luncheon. But overall, I must say that my biggest accomplishment is knowing that my clients are pleased with the services that I provide to help them be successful and grow in their perspective industries.
What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?
Learning, understanding, and coping with the fact that no matter how much you plan, you are going to be faced with new challenges and new obstacles every day. There will always be unknowns, and things are just out of your control.
What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?
I cannot stress this enough research, research, research! Learn about your market and competition and know the mission and purpose of this business venture. Stay organized and prepared, and do not be afraid to ask for help.
Is there anything else you'd like to share?
Be bold, believe in yourself, and do not be afraid to risk!
Where can people find you and your business?
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