Mobile cleaning company DetailXPerts goes beyond a means of earning a living, according to the co-founders, husband and wife team Emmanuel and Angela Williams. It allows them to pursue their passion and purpose. For that reason, they use steam cleaning technology to help protect the environment. Also, they empower other entrepreneurs to fulfil their dreams with a hard-to-beat franchise investment.
Angela and Emmanuel chatted with Phoenix Business RadioX host Karen Nowicki about what they’ve learned from startup to success over 20+ years. Here are some interview highlights.
Mobile Cleaning Company with a Higher Purpose
The Williams are proud to own a mobile cleaning company characterized by its higher purpose. For example, DetailXPerts is an environmentally friendly business. Also, people recognize the brand for its award-winning customer service, positive workforce culture, and community engagement. Moreover, Angela and Emmanuel encourage other entrepreneurs to embrace innovation, curiosity, creativity, and new opportunities. Here are their tips:
Learn to Delegate: You Don’t Have to Do It All
If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, you’ll know it is tempting to do everything. But you must adopt a growth mindset. And this means investing in a team who can help you run a business that will evolve, expand its reach, and constantly improve its services.
But hiring new employees means regular payroll payments. And this may stretch your finances. You might think you can’t afford it. But Angela says, “You can’t afford not to.” Sharing the workload plays a crucial role in the success and growth of your business.
Be Curious: Ask a Question That Could Solve a Problem
DetailXPerts is a mobile cleaning company with a unique selling proposition (USP). And the Williams’ then 8-year-old son Emmanuel Jr. came up with the idea that sets the business apart from its competitors. He asked, “Why don’t we clean cars with steam?” His question got his father thinking. And it sparked the idea of steam cleaning vehicles. It also solved the problem of water wastage in the car wash industry.
Emmanuel Sr. used his engineering background and passion for innovation to create patent-pending steam cleaning technology that could wash a car with 1 bottle of water. Over the years, the Williams have grown their mobile cleaning company. Utilizing the power of steam, they successfully target the commercial cleaning and janitorial service market, too.
The Secret to Life: Enjoy What You Do
Living like an entrepreneur means finding your vision and purpose. Firstly, what are you passionate about? Secondly, will your business idea provide personal fulfillment and satisfaction? Thirdly, does your business align with your values and interests? If the answers bring you great enjoyment, you’ll naturally want to step up and work harder than ever to achieve your goals.
Do the Work: Stay True to Your Mission and Purpose
The entrepreneurial journey can be a series of highs and lows. And this is perfectly normal. It is how we learn and grow as business owners. Moreover, we never stop learning. Therefore, the trick is to hold your nerve if faced with challenges and setbacks. Continue to work hard. Don’t give up when you have come so far. Above all, stay true to your mission and purpose. Note, franchise partnerships provide help and support on your business ownership journey.
Perseverance and Ambition: Build a Business That Makes You Proud
Emmanuel reminds us that perseverance is essential to evolving and growing as an individual. It also means striving to improve your entrepreneurial goals and services. Also, you must keep your ambitious spark alive by pursuing opportunities and seeking ways to make a meaningful impact. These actions will help you build a business that makes you proud.
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