We had the good fortune of connecting with James Andoh and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi James, what is the most important factor behind your success?
I feel like the greatest thing behind my success and the success of my brand is the ability to take responsibility and accountability for everything that happens in my life and business.

Because a lot of times it’s easier to have a mindset that things happen to you and not because of you which can really set you back.

The ability to take responsibility for my outcomes really allowed me to quickly learn from my mistakes and do better the next time.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
I’m the owner of Valet Mobile Detailing, which is detailing company where instead of being based in a shop we come to you and service you wherever is most convenient. I started the business in 2021 so while it’s relatively new it’s been growing at a pretty fast rate due to the amount of attention I give to not just every vehicle but also to the specific needs of what each person wants done within the detail.

What sets my business apart from other detailers is I focus a lot on not just detailing every car good but on also building a healthy relationship with the person behind the wheel. So they recognize me as not just the detail guy but as James.

As with most businesses getting started wasn’t easy because no one knows you. And the budget I had was very low to invest with. However with continuous good work I was able to make a name for myself with good reviews and great photos which allowed me to grow more and put that money back in for growth.

One message I really want to give out with my brand is the importance of making detailing an experience. Because a lot of times getting their car detailed can be a real joyful thing for a lot of people just because they never expect their vehicle to be able to look in such a good condition again and it really takes them by surprise, so I like to look for little ways which can make that experience much better.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
A great to place to visit in the city is restaurant called Little Bear, they never disappoint especially with their dumplings.

One thing about Atlanta is there’s always something to do so we would definitely visit a couple bars, go to many of the events, and catch a nice vibe in the city.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
Yeah I would definitely like to give a shoutout to the book Sell or be sold by Grant Cardone. It really helped me understand a things which I always recognized but never gave much importance to.

And it really gave me different outlook on my life and the level of success I wanted to achieve to support my loved ones and myself.

Website: Valetdetails.com

Instagram: @Valetdetailings

Facebook: Valet Mobile Detailing

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