Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health and wellness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Thomas Franklin, CEO of MindWork Group, LLC., located in Baltimore, MD, USA.

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

MindWork Group, LLC is a private psychiatric treatment center offering a full range of outpatient care, including our premiere intensive outpatient program. We offer hope to people nationwide who continue to have disabling psychiatric conditions and substance use disorders.

Tell us about yourself

Providing the best outpatient psychiatric care in the world is what motivates me. I started working for a large, well-regarded hospital but decided I wanted more control and a smaller, more personal setting to help people.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Developing a reputation for excellence in a crowded marketplace.

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

Hiring people that share a vision and work well together in a small company.

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

  1. Collect a team of professionals you trust to set up your business, including lawyers, accountants, bankers, and insurance agents.
  2. Hire carefully.
  3. Get coaching or consultation early if things aren't flowing.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

I also do coaching and consulting for business owners and executives.

Where can people find you and your business?


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