As the owner of a successful auto customization business in Memphis, I consider myself to be extremely lucky. I’ve got a great bunch of people working for me, my business is expanding, and our business has a stellar reputation in the area.
While it may seem like roses and sunshine now, it wasn’t all that easy getting here. In fact, in my 25 years of figuring out the auto business, I’ve managed to #1) Go bankrupt – twice #2) Shutter 4 businesses and… #3) Hire and fire over 50 people!
While you may argue my business acumen, one thing is for sure: I’ve earned my stripes.
Sure, starting a custom car shop can be lucrative, fun-filled, and an ideal outlet for those with a passion for vehicles, but always remember: it’s still hard work!
With 25 years in the rear-view, I wanted to share my thoughts about what it takes to start a custom car shop, the right way…