Vincent Dreff Interview

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Vincent Dreffs is a local entrepreneur whom I met through friend of mine and will be consulting on my restaurant project. He recently left his corporate job of 20+ years to start his own business. Vince is a well-respected figure in the restaurant community, and was an integral piece of the pie when it comes to the Predators being in Nashville. Vince has been in every level of management as well as being an entrepreneur. It was a no-brainer when it came to my choice for the interview. 1. What is your exact job title? Chief Success Officer, Dreffs For Success LLC 2. What are your basic duties? To make poignant business decisions that supports the mission and goals of the company by providing a safe environment for customers to engage…show more content…
What gives you the most satisfaction in your job? Teaching – it should happen in all formats and I can sense when someone is genuinely excited to have learned a new skill. 8. What about your job frustrates you the most? Poor communication and lack of follow up – it is the tell tale of the problems that lay ahead. 9. What advice would you give someone entering this field of work? Learn, learn and learn. Begin to keep a rolodex of individuals that details their strengths and exactly what it is they are most knowledgeable about. In the end, you will return to them at some point in your career. 10. What additional training/education would you like to be involved with in the future? I have become increasingly interested in running a paperless business; embracing technology to handle the mundane so I can concentrate on the important. As an advocate of good eating, I am also teaching myself how to eliminate processed foods in my diet and still enjoy eating. 11. Do you do any business internationally? Not yet! This is certainly a big opportunity. Just as Americans love all things titled “Euro,” Europeans love “American” just the same.…show more content…
He saw a news blurb on http://www.cbsnews.com/news/everythings-bigger-in-texas-including-state-fair-revenues/ and decided to take the task on himself. He basically put a meatball on a stick, his expenses were right around $100,000 and ended profiting over $1,000,000. He is very analytical in his ways of thinking yet has a very creative side for brainstorming. Having both ways of thinking in one brain is something of an anomaly in this current world. I am an idea/creative person and need someone to ground me in the business world and Vince is just the person to do
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