Ronald Fowlkes is a busy man. For him, each day begins with him checking and replying to his emails and phone messages. He also confers with his crew to ensure they are on the same page as they canvas emerging issues to ensure they are right on track.
He is a firm advocate of teamwork and believes it is pertinent for him to achieve success. As clients like the Department of Defense and local state law enforcers come up with requirements. From there, his team comes up with an RFI and the R&D team ensures goals are met.
Ronald ensures that they stay on top of the game by coming up with innovative and practical solutions to their craft. They also make sure to patent a product in order to prevent intellectual theft.
Ronald is a classic man. He jots down most of his thought on a booklet or on flashcards. A habit he picked up whilst with the Marine Corps by jotting down into his journal. He works through the day by taking inventory of his to-do list and making sure any incomplete work at the end of the day gets top priority the next day.
He considers himself an entrepreneur. He has come to learn about the importance of delegation from working with others. Appreciating others talents is also an important part of his beliefs. He’s always learning and seeking inspiration from others. Keeping an open mind is the essence of his business.
As a businessperson, he believes that the customer is king. As thus, his prime focus is always on customer needs and he constantly strives to ensure that they leave satiated. The greatest virtue he has learned is to be as open, transparent and honest as he can in order to ensure business growth.
He is not the most tech-savvy person but has a liking for his iPhone Mophie case that has served him diligently.
He takes inspiration from Marcus Luttrell’s book Lone Survivor and highly recommends it to others. He also has an admiration for General Mattis who serves as the Secretary of Defense. He loves to live by the mantra of “disbelief in the existence of failure”, a belief shared by Mattis.
Ronald’s favorite sport is Hockey and he coaches the youth league in his spare time. You can tell he follows events of the Hockey league keenly due to the way he can chronologically tell tales about the evolution of the sport.