Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in business development but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Emanuel Smith III Founder of Ramjac Consulting, located in Bee Cave, TX, USA.

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

Ramjac Consulting. My customers are public and private organizations needing earned value management and project management services.

Tell us about yourself

I am a US Navy veteran. I have worked in defense since the late 80s.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

My biggest accomplishment as a business owner is having international clients use my services.

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

One of the hardest thing that come with being a business owner is maintaining a consistent customer base.

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

  1. Make sure you have enough funds for six months.
  2. Hire the right people.
  3. Make sure you have a strong stomach because there will be obstacles.

Where can people find you and your business?


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