Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in personal care but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Mauro Montani, owner of Purcells Barber Shop, located in Halifax, NS, Canada.

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

We are barbers. Our clientele is very diverse; we have people from babies to 100 yr olds who come in to be trimmed.

Tell us about yourself

I started this part-time at the age of 14; it's what I call a hobby that keeps the bills paid.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

My biggest accomplishment as a business owner is having a manager whose behind me 100 percent.

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

Just making sure we get enough clients to keep the doors open in this post-pandemic world.

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

You gotta be there, do your research; you don't get days off, and your life is your business.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

I believe anyone who has the ability; then you can do whatever you wish to do.

Where can people find you and your business?


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