Small Business Owner Spotlight :: Dave Mohren
I am Dave Mohren, Broker/Owner of Seven Oaks Realty Group, but more importantly, Husband to Kyra and Father to Aidan and Evan.
We interviewed Dave Mohren, the owner of Seven Oaks Realty, to try and find some answers as to what makes him so successful as a small business owner. We hope that in learning about successful small business owners that you would be able to garner some advice as you strive for success in your own company. Read on to learn more about this rising star...
Foowebs: What software apps or tools can you not live without?
Dave: My EMAIL! Can’t leave home without it! I feel naked!
Foowebs: Describe your workspace in one word
Dave: Organized (OCD much?)
Foowebs: What is one thing that you wish someone told you when you started your business?
Dave: Focus on your craft and be a people person, but REMEMBER IT’S A BUSINESS and treat it as such. Make smart financial decisions.
Foowebs: What is your best productivity trick?
Dave: The 4 D’s – Do, Delegate, Delay or Discard. I handle an issue and move on, don’t handle something twice!
Foowebs: How do you manage your task list?
Dave: Microsoft Outlook
Foowebs: What gadget (aside from pc or phone) can’t you live without for your work?
Dave: My iPad
Foowebs: What is one thing that you are really good at?
Dave: Keeping calm and carrying on!
Foowebs: What is the best advice that you received that helps you succeed in business?
Dave: Put people first. Computers, desks, logos, websites, offices, are all just stuff. It’s the people that make everything GO!
Foowebs: Who is someone that inspires you? Why?
Dave: My wife! She is an executive with Verizon, yet is an amazing mother, wife, daughter, sister, and Friend. And she can work circles around anyone I know, personally and professionally. She is tireless and a Dynamo…I affectionately call here the KYRA 3000!
Foowebs: If you could sing one song on American Idol - what would it be?
Dave: Can I put a shower on Stage? "Take it Easy" by the Eagles!
Foowebs: What is your favorite part of your job?
Dave: The relationships created with my associates, our venders (FOO WEB) and our customers. I love the chats and stories!
Dave Mohren is the owner of Seven Oaks Realty Group in Wesley Chapel, Florida.
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