Briefly describe your business and introduce yourself
My name is Peter Greenbaum and my business is called Tea Lake Productions. We specialize in video scriptwriting and video and media production for all types of businesses – large and small.
Where did you get the inspiration to open your business?
I’ve worked extensively in film and video production and also have a background in copywriting for websites. I wanted to combine these two areas into one business that celebrates creativity, clarity and communication.
What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned as a business owner?
Assumption is the mother of all #%@& -ups.
What advice would you give to someone looking to start a business in Chicago?
Go for it. The business community in Chicago is very supportive. There are all kinds of great networking opportunities and resources for business owners.
What product or service of yours are you the most excited about offering?
Tea Lake Productions offers “impact movies” which are short, powerful profiles of businesses and their services, products and personnel. We blend intimate on-camera interviews with graphics, footage and effects to create an irresistible story.