Episode 2: Linda Martinez on Starting TL&Co, A Successful Woman-Owned Small Business
Featuring Stacy Scharer & Linda Martinez
Welcome back to another episode of the TL&Co Toolbox! In this week's episode, Stacy is joined by Linda Martinez, President & Chief Executive Officer of TL&Co Business Solutions. Linda provides an overview of the work TL&Co does to support their clients' success and shares some of the nuggets of wisdom she's picked up throughout 30 years of experience in the Manufacturing and Distribution Aerospace & Defense industry.
0:00 - 1:15 Introduction
1:15 - 2:50 Linda shares her everyday inspiration, including the P's: People, Process, Perseverance, Passion, Perspiration, Preparation, Professionalism, and Positivity
2:50 - 4:20 Linda explores her "why" behind starting TL&Co and shares how TL&Co has generated success in a global and world-class enterprise
4:50 - 6:30 Linda reflects on the most challenging and rewarding aspects of starting TL&Co
6:35 - 7:37 Linda celebrates TL&Co's most significant business objective: delivering high-quality results and exceeding client expectations
7:53 - 9:13 Linda shares some of the biggest challenges of starting a small, woman-owned business
9:19 - 11:54 Linda shares a few examples of how TL&Co's business model has impacted and supported clients over the past few years of tumultuous change
12:11 - 14:00 Linda dusts off a few more nuggets of wisdom and answers Stacy's final question, "If you could have a billboard with anything on it, what would it be and why?"
14:01 - 14:30 Conclusion