Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in career and leadership development but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Mary Olson-Menzel, Founder and CEO of MVP Executive Development, located in Larchmont, NY, USA.

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

Executive coaching, one-on-one coaching for executives, achieving high potential to get promoted or to pivot. Executive team coaching to help leaders at all levels of organizations and corporate America.

Tell us about yourself

My innate curiosity about what makes people tick and thrive helps me to guide them to see the possibilities in their careers. I love helping others create massive success for themselves!

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Quadrupling and growing our business during Covid and beyond!

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

All of the administrative work behind the scenes.

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

Make sure you have a solid plan, surround yourself with people who will make your life easier, and take the leap! Go for it! It's so rewarding!

Where can people find you and your business?


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