On today's episode Tim Fulton shares untaught lesson and realities of small business ownership. Tim has over 30 years helping small businesses achieve their vision. In the episode we discuss many important topics for small business owners and entrepreneurs including knowing your strengths and building a great team around you, seeing your blindspots as a business owner, why you need a visionary and a business integrator, the power of coaches / mentors and pier group, why business is personal, anticipating your business needs, letting go and delegating, hiring early, and finding and retaining good talent.
Tim Fulton is a nationally recognized small business consultant and advocate with more than 30 years experience in entrepreneurship. As a successful business owner, a small business counselor, and an adjunct university professor, Tim’s purpose and passion is helping others succeed.
Tim’s history includes serving as the assistant director of the Small Business Development Center at Clayton State University and the Director of the Family Business Institute at Florida International University. He has worked with thousands of business start-ups and existing business entities as a catalyst for starting and growing their business enterprises.
The man doesn’t rest: Tim is the author of a very popular award-winning book on small business titled Small Business Matters and the follow-up book Small Business Matters and All That Jazz. Tim also publishes his own award-winning monthly newsletter, Small Business Matters.
A popular public speaker, Tim has addressed groups from the Association of Small Business Development Centers, the Cruise Line Industry Association, and the American Society for Training & Development. He has also appeared on television and radio programs as an advocate for small business and entrepreneurship.