Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in language education but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Paul Gruber, Owner of Pronunciation Workshop, LLC, located in Hendersonville, TN, USA.

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

Pronunciation Workshop is an online English Training/Accent Improvement Program where we teach international speakers how to speak English clearly, correctly, and confidently with perfect pronunciation so they can be clearly understood 100% of the time. We have currently helped approximately 55 Million clients throughout the world.

Tell us about yourself

I am a Certified Speech Language Pathologist. I began my business in 1994; however, I went online in 2005. I love helping people reach their goals of speaking 'perfect English.' My training has literally changed the lives of countless people throughout the globe.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

My biggest accomplishment has been creating a program out of nothing, having a positive impact on so many lives, and enjoying financial freedom doing something I love.

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

Keeping things fresh and being self-motivated. Business is a roller coaster
things are always changing, and you must keep up with the times.

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

  1. Start with a great vision.
  2. Work your ass off.
  3. Remain optimistic.

Where can people find you and your business?


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