We had the good fortune of connecting with Martin Gonzalez and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Martin, how do you think about risk?
Risk has been one of my worst nightmares, finding passionate and respectful barbers. starting a business is not to bad the hardest part is having a consistency in our employees.
Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
what sets me apart from others, nothing! how i got to where I’m at now was being a positive roll model and by that is treating people like i would like to be treated. What I’m mostly excited about is that i see the barbers can be successful. i got here having a positive attitude not giving up even on my worst days, the only thing is that I’ve learned is that i turn my wrong into rights. no it hasn’t been easy especially during these times, meaning the coronavirus hit us hard as we had to shut down all 3 shops. Overcame these challenges thankful to my sister Norma Gonzalez, Alberto Rodriguez and Cosme Sandoval, they came to the savior, Without them who knows where we would be now. Lessons to learn is to save money and spend it right. I want the world to know no matter what u do in life, like selling elotes or paletas sell them with pride because you never know who is looking!
Any great local spots you’d like to shoutout?
so my friend visits, i would start by making them feel at home. i would take them to eat breakfast at jacks n joes and then later that afternoon have some drinks at my house with my fiancee’ but i have to make sure i have my peach tea because i don’t drink alcohol. Honestly my fiancee would know all the great places and bars to hang out at, thankful to her I’ve been to exciting hang outs!
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
give all the credit to My parents Alfredo, Virginia Gonzalez and my uncles JUAN, Armenia Arias. So i met an owner of a shop who wanted, needed to sell his shop due to personal reason and we didn’t have the money to buy it, so my parents asked my uncles for a small loan and lucky they loaned it to us and thats where it all began, GETTIN FADED
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Photo credit Martin Gonzalez Erwin Castro