Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Taayo Simmonds, founder of Simmonds Law, located in Ottawa, ON, Canada.

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

Simmonds Law - I represented small businesses and individuals in a variety of business or civil disputes. My firm is unique because we aren't your typical law firm.

Tell us about yourself

I love solving problems and enjoy the challenge of high-stakes legal battles.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Building a team and creating a brand that is bigger than me.

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

There's a deep sense of responsibility for the business, employees, clients, etc. It's important to establish a work-life balance.

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

  1. Have a well-thought-out plan.
  2. Get started - you won't know how good your plan is until you implement it.
  3. Lean on experts to help you (accountants, lawyers, etc.).

Where can people find you and your business?


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