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  • Secret to Success:
    “You have to love the people and take care of them.”
  • Secret to Success:
    “Know your key elements for success and do not deviate from them.”
  • Secret to Success:
    “Hard work - long hours and a strong will to make it work."
  • Secret to Success:
    “Starting a business is not easy! Be prepared for it to take longer than you expect and cost more then you expect, but it’s worth it. Some day’s you’ll feel it’s easier to quit, but if you stay focused and are determined, the hard work will pay off."
  • Secret to Success:
    "Persistence, persistence, persistence! It took 100% dedication and more to make our project work. Sticking to the plan no matter how hard it was is the key to our success."
  • Secret to Success:
    "I believe in what I do and I believe in offering the best that I can. I offer a unique and needed service and I stared my business as debt free as possible."
  • Secret to Success:
    "The Orem SBDC critiqued our business plan so we could procure $50,000 to buy startup inventory. With Ken’s help we created a partnership agreement that should keep us going for ward. When we needed additional expansion capital, the SBDC helped us with our fast pitch to secure ‘big’ money from Mark Cuban on Shark Tank."
  • Secret to Success:
    "Secret to business success was linking with Ken Fakler, my persistence and not knowing any better than to keep working."
  • Secret to Success:
    "We take a dress someone has hanging in their closet and make them some money while allowing a high school girl an opportunity to go to a dance in her dream dress for a fraction of the price."