Essay on Interview With An Entrepreneur By Karen Solazzo

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Interview with an Entrepreneur
Karen Solazzo is a local small business owner. She founded the company Gatehouse Properties Inc. and their goal is providing high quality property management services with integrity, professionalism and respect for their clients. The company owns 7 houses around Conestoga College (Doon campus - Kitchener) and they rent out the rooms for domestic and international students. Currently, there are more than 45 tenants and every year this number tends to grow because the company is always expanding in their business. 1. How long have they been in business?
It has been officially since January 1st, 2014.

2. What does he or she feel are the advantages and disadvantages of small business ownership?
Actually, being an entrepreneur has a lot of advantages, such as; you can do what makes you happy, you have flexibility of work and your own hours, then you can have more time for your personal life. Moreover, you can maintain the culture of your organization, create personal connections and meeting people from all over the world.
Advantage of being an entrepreneur is that when you can create a favorable environment to work while being creative. You have more flexibility to find solutions and opportunity to think outside the box. Finally, when your business grows, you have job stability, which is very hard to get when you are an employee.
Of course, being an entrepreneur there are some risks and disadvantages. There are financial risks because if your…

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