Be ready to act. It only takes one good thing to change everything. And when that pivotal moment comes, will your eyes be open and ready to see the opportunity? That’s the first thing to master. Be open to seeing opportunity. It’s everywhere, once you set your intention and know what you’re looking for. Then, weigh the pros and cons, seek guidance from your mentors, trust your gut — and act.
Startups usually start with a small cohort of close colleagues. But what happens when you add a bunch of new people into this close cohort? How do you maintain the company culture? In addition, what is needed to successfully scale a business to increase market share or to increase offerings? How can a small startup grow successfully to a midsize and then large company? To address these questions, we are talking to successful business leaders who can share stories and insights from their experiences about the “5 Things You Need To Know To Successfully Scale Your Business”. As a part of this series, we had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Howard Makler.
Howard Makler has been starting and growing successful small businesses for 30 years. From giving gamers the ultimate in-person gaming experience to making it possible for everyday investors to invest in real estate, Howard seeks out opportunities to create access where it doesn’t exist. Today, he is the co-founder and CEO of Innovation Refunds, a dedicated team of small-business champions who, along with a network of tax attorneys, CPAs, and tax professionals, have helped thousands of companies receive billions of dollars in government-issued Employee Retention Credit refunds. Through his leadership, Innovation Refunds is helping small businesses across America gain access to the capital needed to reach their maximum potential.