We had the good fortune of connecting with Mukwenda Kandole and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Mukwenda, what habits do you feel play an important role in your life?
I learned from my father the lesson “how you do anything is how you do everything.” In business, your reputation is everything and having a spirit of excellence whether you’re paid $100 or $10,000 is so crucial.
When I started my business, I didn’t know much about how to operate a company but I just lived by a simple principle; treat every client like my dream client.
No marketing will ever be better than above and beyond service. Everything from your ethics, doing what you said you would, making things right when you’re in the wrong and presenting an outstanding product is what leads to success.
I can thankfully say this principle has helped me grow year over year.
What should our readers know about your business?
My passion has been to help founders and dreamers to scale their brands.
We guide growing brands who are looking to go from good to great and just to know how to grow and what their story is.
We come in to provide the guidance, content and marketing to spark their full potential.
The end goal is to help companies grow their profits, so that they can be more generous to causes in their community and world.
Building my company was a challenge, because at the same time I was growing as a person.
Companies typically grow to the extent of the leaders growth. When I started I knew nothing, so the beginning was all about putting in the work, learning and giving myself grace that it’s a marathon not a sprint.
I wanted to build something that lasts, so that determined how I grew. Intentional, ethical and with systems.
The best feeling is to help a founder who feels stuck and seeing them scale faster and greater than they thought. That’s what makes it worth it.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I’m new to the DFW area, but some of my favorite places are downtown Fort Worth, the stockyards and I’ve really been loving going to the many pickle-ball courts at night to have some fun.
I’m a man of faith and there are so many churches and faith communities that host worship nights that have been amazing to connect with.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
The person who deserves a shoutout is my mentor Daniel Cobb. He operates a 30 year advertising agency in Detroit and gave me my first shot in the business with no degree.
He saw something in me and took me under his wing. Now I get to not just call him my mentor, but my business partner.
If not for him, I would not be doing what I’m doing
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