I started Sōw because I saw a lack of fresh juice options in my community. I wanted to showcase the beauty and simplicity of nature’s bounty and exalt it in the same way we do specialty coffee and artisanal cocktails.
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A defining moment in my life was when I realize that I was not building my dreams. I decided it was time for a change and do something that I feel good about, look forward every day and also help others.
We are two best friends who decided that our wardrobes were suffering on the account of little, to no “REAL” hot yoga apparel. Thus, ZweetSport was born.
I became a passionate advocate for adoption after my husband and I adopted our first child 25 years ago. The cumbersome system, regimented experience and the unwelcoming agencies encouraged me to find a better way.
When I left my last full time position in 2008, I decided I had the skills, knowledge and contacts to build my own boutique recruiting agency.
We have always been interested in holistic living and there was never a question that our business would be in the holistic, organic realm.
I started Elevated Men’s Salon because I wanted to find a way to help strengthen and empower men.
I dropped out of high school out of necessity, but I dropped out of college out of boredom and refusing to “fall in line.”
Better Days was started because of after 10 years of working as a geriatric nurse, I had finally had enough. I knew that seniors had worked too hard for too long and needed to be provided for in better ways.
After 12 years in the corporate world, I was pulling out of my driveway after my third maternity leave ended, I knew I had to make a change to be financially free, and achieve a better work/life balance.
Running a business is very challenging, you have to be a quick thinker, a risk taker, be very optimistic, educate yourself and know about the business by doing your research.
My sister-in-law, Anna Forselius, and I started Oopsie Loopsie because like other new moms we were struggling with our weight in our post-pregnancy days.
I was laid-off from my regular job almost 2 years ago, but during my tenure as an employee, I worked part-time on building my own business.
I started Trois Coccinelles as a way to bring together independent writers and help them launch writing platforms that will connect them to their readers.
I discovered gelato while visiting Italy in 2002 where I became enamored with the taste and quality of the product. It was disappointing to not be able to find the same quality of product in the United States.