We had the good fortune of connecting with Mike Magolnick and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Mike, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
I really like the idea of leading the ship and being flexible enough with what I offer clients to truly customize their experience in working with me. I think its important for entrepreneurial-minded people to take that step, because great things come from people who step out of their bubble.
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?
The Red Flag Image Company was born out of need. The company started as a division of my previous marketing agency and quickly grew to the largest service division. In early 2020 I decided to reverse course and make Red Flag the umbrella company with a focus on reputation management, image building, and image repair as the lead services, with all of the other marketing services supporting those efforts.
This wasn’t always my path, but I quickly learned the ins and outs of the reputation management industry out of a critical need many years ago. Realizing that people and businesses will need that same type of help and that the opportunity for reputation needs are growing, I developed a results-oriented strategy for helping people.
Any entrepreneur will tell you that the road to success is definitely not a straight line. As the years go by, you tend to realize more and more what you are great at and what you need help with. The key for me and the advice I give everyone is to make sure you have good minds surrounding you.
Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I really love the Dallas area. I’m partial to Frisco, of course and would most likely spend most of my time sharing great spots throughout the city I love.
One of the things I really like about North Texas in general is the city squares. For example I could spend all day hanging out in McKinney Square or Denton Square. There are restaurant and shopping gems in a lot of smaller cities also, such as Celina Square.
There are so many great pockets of place to hang out, I would say my top places would be The Star, Legacy West and the Shoppes of Legacy, Grandscape, Main Street Grapevine, Southlake Town Square, and the city squares (McKinney and Denton). I also like the Stonebriar corridor as well as the Galleria and Northpark areas.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
There are a lot of people who contributed to where I am in life, but nobody more than my family.
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