Kim’s Words of Wisdom

When you are young and goal-oriented, with passion and drive to get what you want, be careful of “red flags” that are there if you look for them.

Starting my first business was filled with lessons. One of the most important—do not be more focused on the business plan, getting financed, advisory boards and great office space, than thinking through what it means to find the right business partner.

Getting the right people in the right roles is more important than the plan or direction you need to go. In that first business, the partnership lasted six months. The signs were there; I just didn’t want to see them. Great business—wrong partner.

About the Author

Recognized as an exceptional leader, Kim is also known as a go-getter. From her early days as an entrepreneur through her rise to corporate executive, she has demonstrated a gift for defining and implementing new and effective company cultures through sales management.