Patch: When did you start your business?
Stratman: October 2008.
Patch: And where are you located?
Stratman: 12720 Dupont Circle in Tampa.
Patch: Please describe what you do.
Stratman: We are a fitness training center, providing professional guidance and cater to all fitness levels.
Patch: What has been the biggest challenge as a business owner?
Stratman: Keeping marketing fresh to attract new clients.
Patch: What's the best piece of business advice you've received?
Stratman: Failure is not an option!
Patch: What's the most rewarding thing about being business owner?
Stratman: The success we have had has been a blessing, and to take a step back and to see how it has grown amazing.
Patch: What encouragement would you give another person venturing out on their own or on their own and facing difficulties?
Stratman: Keep your head up, do NOT get discouraged. Stay active and productive at marketing and networking (the lifeblood of any business.)