Q: Where is your favorite B.C. destination?
Randy: Anywhere in the Kootenay’s.
Q: If you could do it over again, you would…
Randy: Learn a second language.
Q: What do you like to do in your leisure time?
Randy: Spend time running in the mountains.
Q: What’s your favourite vacation?
Randy: Long trail running races in other countries followed by a week of reading and eating while I can’t walk.
Q: What’s the best advice you have ever gotten?
Randy: Don’t over extend when borrowing.
Q: What was your favourite subject in high school?
Q: The best thing I did or the most important experience I had to help prepare me for my career was…
Randy: Working as a Repo-Man at 16 years old. You learn awfully quick how to deal with all kinds of people!
Q: What is the most rewarding part of being an entrepreneur?
Randy: Having access to a lot of other entrepreneurs for inspiration.
Q: What was the best decision you’ve made in your working life?
Randy: Getting into business for myself.
Q: What’s your advice for achieving work/life balance?
Randy: Your work will always be there even after you’re gone, but your life and health will not. Fit it into your schedule first.
Q: If you could give one piece of advice to a young entrepreneur what would it be?
Randy: Don’t get too caught up in the romantic part of your ideas. Spend realistic time figuring out the market size.
Q: What do you think the 3 most important attributes are in a leader?
Randy: Find something out about each employee you can personally connect with, lead by example, and make decisions as quickly as possible.
Q: What is one piece of advice you would offer to an entrepreneur who is setting up their business for the first time?
Randy: Hire people smarter than you in given areas.