Published 9:53 am Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Name: Julie Grizzard
Location: 1207 Carrsville Highway, Franklin
Phone number: 562-4928
Operating hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Nature of business: Community manager of housing for persons 62 and older
Number of employees: Two
How’s business: Great! I learn something new and interesting every day
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: How much time is actually spent on paperwork and completing that paperwork
Something you offer customers you won’t find elsewhere: Comfort in knowing that people will have a chance to live in a community that is quiet and safe
Advice to young entrepreneurs: With anything you do, consider the consequences of your actions. Allow God to walk you through the storm and not let the storm walk through you.
Your first job: Babysitting
Your role model (in business or in life generally): My wonderful parents and in-laws. They both have taught me to hold close to the ones you love and stay true to yourself.
The key to a successful business is: Honesty; be bold enough to step out of your comfort zone and move forward with grace and respect.