I started Elevated Men’s Salon because I wanted to find a way to help strengthen and empower men.
Stories of women entrepreneurs offering services to individual clients, such as life and career coaching, cleaning services and pet care.
I initially started my business as a means to make money while going back to school for a second degree, but my love to help others and the ability to watch something grow that I was directly responsible for became my focus.
Once I started my training, it became clear to me that helping other new mothers navigate their changed world was the way to go. I’ve been coaching for 10 years and absolutely love helping moms navigate life with children.
Anyone who takes risks, pursues their passions (for business or not), takes time to honestly evaulate what makes them happy and eager to greet each day: those are my role models.
My grandmother left me a very small amount of money. I felt a huge responsibility to spend that money in a way that would honor her.
I was overwhelmed by all of the information and ideas on the Web and that there wasn’t one place online to gather all of the amazing ideas.
I always had an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to help others but never knew how to turn my passion for health, wellness, fitness and cooking into a business until I enrolled in a health coach training program.
I was working as the Director of Recruitment for one of the largest employers in the United States, but I felt that I could offer more to the world as an independent voice about careers, work, and recruitment.
The disappointment of working long hours for someone and not being appreciated forced me to look beyond my situation. I was constantly drained and depressed.
I struggled with my weight for over 10 years. When I discovered how weight loss can be simple and fun I knew more women needed to learn how.
I left an abusive marriage of 21 years with five children – one of whom has cerebral palsy. I wanted to be the voice for the voiceless and show women through my example what was possible for them.
Job duties are often not clearly defined when you’re first starting out and owners must wear many hats. When you find yourself spread too thin, hire help.
I believe in the benefits of counseling and see it as a necessity not a privilege, so I wanted to make it available and affordable for women everywhere.
My role model isn’t any one person, per se, but rather a collection of women who achieve greatness as mothers, professionals, friends, sisters, and partners every day despite the impossible list of challenges.
I gave birth to my daughter in March 2011 and in June 2011 my company was in business. I needed to make a difference for Resting Mommies and their families.