Terry Ogburn is the renowned owner and Lead Business Coach of Ogburns Business Solutions. His proprietary coaching system and personal devotion to the development of others has contributed to the success of hundreds of small to large business ventures.
Terry began his business career in 1979 when he invested his last $118.42 to start an AC Service. He had no car or truck, but he had knowledge and the ability to build relationships.
By 1983, he was a top 5 nominee for Businessman of the Year
In 1984, he won Young Businessman of the Year for the State of Florida
In 1985 successful in his business and recognized as a leader in the business community, he began to mentor other small business owners. In 1989 he developed his own business success program based on his experience and the teachings of his favorite business books:
- E-Myth by Michael E. Berger
- 7 Habits of Highly Successful People by Steven R. Covey
- Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
- The Art of War by Sun Tzu
His program was so successful that in 1992 Terry was asked to join UniGlobe Active Travel as a Director of Operations to boost individual store performance. Within months, he took the store to a $2.5 million Dollar Travel Agency. He then took the program national to improve performance organization wide.
In 1994 he became a founding team member of EXA Travel in Miami and took on the role of Director of Training. The organization began with 11 regional offices. Within 2 years the company grew to over 2000 branch offices and went public.
Following the success of the EXA, Terry embarked on a series of successful partnerships involving turning around performance:
• Recruited by Radio shack to rehabilitate store performance one by one.
• Joined Century 21 as the Director of Recruiting and later named Sales Manager
In December 2005, Terry chose to return to his true passion helping Independent Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners plan, launch and develop their businesses.