This week’s launch story highlights EmployedPreneur Byron Brown
Byron Brown is CEO and Founder of The Reneric Group (TRG) Inc., a company specializing in providing quality Training, Administrative Support, Logistical Support and Security Services. Mr. Byron E. Brown served in the military, retiring with 20 years of honorable service and has a Master of Science in Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.
Former Day Job: Military
EmployedPreneur Business: The Reneric Group, Inc. Professional Training Services
Byron’s Elevator Pitch: TRG, Inc. specializes in providing customized training and evaluation solutions to help companies operate as a cohesive organization, by offering leadership development, management development, team building, and administration support. We have over 24 years experience with training and developing leaders worldwide.
What you love about your business: The ability to choose the playing field, i.e., the companies and countries I want to conduct business in.
Biggest challenge to getting started: Transitioning from Active duty Army to the civilian sector. I had to reprogram my vocabulary, mannerisms, and thought process to achieve success.
Advice to other EmployedPreneurs: Stay the course, stay active, be proactive and don’t wait for something to happen…make it happen, continue to educate yourself in your industry, don’t be afraid to fail but learn from your mistakes, make sure you network daily and keep in touch with your network (they can’t help if they don’t know you need it).
2 -3 resources or tools that have helped your business: My personal and professional network, Georgia Procurement Assistance Center, Illinois Procurement Assistance Center, technology, i.e., the internet (researching relevant topics), and completing my degree.
What’s been your best strategy for getting clients? My best strategy for getting clients is attending meetings at the Rotary Club, Contractors Meetings, Chamber of Commerce meetings and good old fashioned networking.
What motivated you to start your business? What motivated me to start my own business was the desire to assist other organizations with maximizing the performance, offering the best customer service, taking care of their employees and maximizing profits, and definitely working for myself.
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