We had the good fortune of connecting with Troy Pawleska and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Troy, what do you attribute your success to?
Flexibility, many companies these days are failing because they have been doing the same thing they’ve been doing since they opened. Have a dynamic work environment built on change and flexibility allows my business to grow and change to what the market needs. Look at companies like Toys r Us they failed because they failed to look towards the future and think outside the box.
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.
Professionally I wear many hats. I am an IT Manager / Sr. Systems Administrator / Marketing Director and Owner of a consultation firm. I can wear these many hats because in turn they all tie together. A customer may have a goal in mind but may not know how to get there. This is where my consultation comes into place bring the pieces needed to meet that goal and engineer it in such a fashion as to exceed their expectations. I’m not saying everything I do works or sticks and sometimes I’ll try something just to see the outcome. There is a reason why Ironman went through so many suits, there is always room for improvement. A brand is built on trust and reputation, if you want people to trust your brand you need to build that reputation.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I’ve been trying to get my best friend to visit me down here for 20 years. If he ever takes me up on it I’d take him to places he can experience where he’s from. There are certain places that mean a lot to me such as the Bat cave in Phoenix, something about it is magical when the bats all take flight at sun down. The view of the stars at night from Flagstaff are breath taking. If you want to go on a ghost adventure Jerome is the place to be. The thing I love most about Phoenix is the food, I’ve made many friends with owners of restaurants because of their food. There is a place in Tucson that has my favorite Senoran dog. To give him the best experience isn’t not about the tourist places it’s about the places that I like that make me proud to call Arizona my home.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
My success has always been driven on others problems. As an IT Manager I look to my employees to tell me their needs and problems as I work to a solution and end goal. I would say it’s not a particular person I owe credit to but many people. As I strive to better myself through helping others meet their needs and goals.
Credit to KMLE, Rugged Maniac, Budweiser, Survivor Mud Run, Barrett Jackson, Thomas Rhett, Lucy Hale, Cassadee Pope