C: In short, we provide global editing and proofreading services. Our clients want to stand out, and we help them do it. Far too often people are judged based on their command of language and not for their ideas. We help our clients be highlight those ideas.
2: What is your biggest life lesson?
C: Always strive to be better
3: What is your biggest achievement?
C: Helping create and raise my children, Abigail and Cooper.
4: What is currently the most challenging part of running your business?
C: The workflow. We never know in advance how much editing needs to be done on any given day. During a 4-hour shift, I might be editing for 4 hours or 12+. I never know (Same answer as question 15).
5: What was the biggest hurdle you had to overcome to get where you are now?
C: In truth, I was dealt a pretty decent hand in life. Most of my obstacles were self-imposed. As such, I can take no credit for overcoming them.
6: What is your favorite book?
C: Ender’s Game
7: If you could have anyone educate you who would it be?
C: Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus (Augustus)
8: What is your deepest regret?
C: Not spending more time with my family during the fledgling period of Polished Paper
9: What is your favorite podcast?
C: History of Rome, by Mike Duncan. I’ve listened to the entire series at least 5 times.
10: How people can get in contact with you?
C: Via email at email@example.com
11: What is your YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts?
C: ColinWinterton for FB and Twitter. I do not have a YouTube or Instagram account
12: Who inspires you on social media and why?
C: Nobody. I only use it to communicate with friends and family…and I prefer text and phone over SM. I’m a bit of an old fogey in that way.
13: What is your favorite tech tool that you use in the your business?
C: My 34” monitor. Years of starring at a computer screen has weakened my eyes. This monitor negates—at least temporarily—that issue.
14: How would you help people with disabilities?
C: Any way we can. In truth, our business fits in well with other tools for the disabled, for example, computer modifications that allow speech to text or computer features that allow for visual or input modifications. In almost 5 years, we’ve only had one client identify himself as disabled, and his request was simple—please capitalize “Deaf.” So we did.
15: What is the hardest part of your job that you have to face everyday?
C: The editing. We never know in advance how much editing needs to be done on any given day. During a 4-hour shift, I might be editing for 4 hours or 12+. I never know.