Small business owners sound off on economic climate
Infusion Sciences wants to expand
- Duration 5:23
- Date Oct 6, 2012
Infusion Sciences wants to expand
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Role reversal on all -- taking the back seat to her son who is -- CEO of their new company.
How are they making their small family business work in these tough economic times will budge and Linda Collins and -- mother and son team who built their own business infusions sciences from the ground up and in join us this morning talk about -- see -- -- -- -- else.
But what -- sciences.
Infusion practices the company name.
Youth infusion is the product and what is that -- was due.
Product is essentially multi vitamin it's an effervescent formula that's easy to carry when they're on the run you basically just over the fountain view it's not exactly yeah.
-- -- -- -- -- Well constitute something right you both looked fantastic -- -- and -- most people difficulty swallowing pills so with that being said.
The goal is to create something that the progress -- the taste good and actually occurred he would turn -- war for so what you do is you get a couple water exactly now.
Hand we just had been opened little packet and has added to injury he's doing right.
Mix it up and then take it to the gym with you -- put some water -- -- for fraternal -- young any minute and I try to.
See our point is that you decided to start your -- Bentley business Linda how tough has that been.
It's typical -- started businesses in the past -- I'm used to doing that.
And invites came to me with this wonder what went -- formula said.
We haven't seen it's it's typical price of work the sweat the -- seconds -- -- strike him as it's very difficult.
Created some rules to help family businesses I mean we we just saw these new jobs numbers come out yesterday and even those numbers Peter -- -- was on the top of the show telling us that what he saw and those were a lot of home based business that people are starting things at home.
And I think in this economy may be a lot of our viewers may be really something that they're interested in a passion an idea that they have right one of your top -- is divided rules.
What do you do what do you mean by that sort out -- Departed -- really -- it's kind of personality type of for example on mother's type base she's the kind it's great to be on the -- A more analytical so when it comes to actually creating a product contact and scientists putting something together.
That's really my specialties -- divided -- he'd be really wanted to capitalize on the person's -- -- expertise and don't try to do everything yourself and let you know you're right station right right.
Right we're we're fortunate that -- different enough that it works very well together.
If you have a family with -- sixty when you wanna start -- -- -- have to take a personality.
What with their grit that and be sure you stick -- we don't be afraid to ask for vice by the people -- -- -- I'll have to look like that's disgusting you're -- as good as your employees and the people you hire the people around you.
An important that we're due next -- which -- seek outside advice your -- -- is the one that I'm fine.
Injury -- know -- picture.
On your -- fine.
-- in the hallways who we we have several employees we want to put.
Family dynamic on the entire office clockwork more than -- work.
Room doctor coming so you know it's definitely business right you want everybody feel welcome so on your desk ever beaten up their own -- -- -- -- -- exact and I did different strengths and yes yeah I think like Yang and yes he's a scientist he's -- he's he's he's been -- He's -- analytical down his analytical.
Now we work very well together we're lucky because not all I don't -- is that what you're thinking.
But yeah I and the other tipped off this time is not Stanley time since that time for convincing in the office how does that help -- -- everyone has favorite from my guess is an -- some form or another so you just don't want to discuss that.
During business hours -- and his family businesses you gotta keep that you gotta check out the door right.
And it happens of course on weekends if we're not in the office course it's a different story but at the story.
In the offices that the president is saying Muslims small business people you know you need the government can you can't really built by yourself how bill -- -- step -- Every ever are around single bet we don't I actually speak louder than words yeah comes and someone who's ever built business yeah yeah -- you itself.
I the government was not there will be needed money the government's not there if you -- -- government's not there to pick you up and help you if you don't succeed.
Let me ask you this -- Donald Trump -- railed against banks for not loaning to small business yeah.
Sense of these banks you can't get loan loss and this is something that the White House and that the government's been trying to get these small banks to loan money.
And that's were going through we're trying to grow and of course trying to get to a bank is almost impossible so we're seeking investors are -- -- out.
The money back Catholics -- -- we're looking for outside investors because we cannot borrow my give to kids yes I do is your favorite horse.
Don't listen I'll see -- the -- -- don't enjoy it more obvious confusion is the name of the product you can where can people find out more information -- -- We're we're trying to figure direct -- to edit the web site drinking confusion dot com we have you can go to vitamin shop dot com at this time.
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