I joke that I am the Accidental Entrepreneur who started my firm right after 9/11 when marketing was cut from everyone’s budget.
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Success is helping one person at a time reduce their carbon footprint as well as in a time of recession save in areas they hadn’t thought of yet.
Once I learned that the business skills I’d learned in college and sales training from supplemental income jobs translated to entertainment, my whole career changed for the better.
We had identified that there weren’t any high quality but reasonably priced, interesting children’s T-shirt on the market and that is how the idea of Treefire grew.
As someone, who has tried it all in my single days, I wanted to provide my clients with an affordable service, backed by the assurance that only the highest quality and most deserving singles would be introduced to them.
After voiceless years of allowing others to dictate my life, I finally had the strength to leave my husband – against the norm of my Albanian culture – and began a fresh start.
I started this business to offer a solution to overworked, vacation deprived individuals.
When the economy took its toll and I no longer was employed, I wanted to create a job for myself that I could be passionate about and have a lot of fun with.
Success is fulfilling, bitter when times are difficult, terrible when you loose a client and exhilarating when you win a tender or a deal or contract you had worked hard for.
I started my business because I loved what I was doing as a hobby.
The reason I started my premier business was to provide more time for myself and my family outside of the traditional office.
We realised there was a gap in the market for a boutique hotel guide, detailing stays that your friends would recommend, places that are truly unique.
I wanted to go out and become a coach and beacon for others leading customer focus and experience inside their business.
I have a big passion for people. I want the world to know that their lives can be everything they want and more if only they invest time and money into themselves…
I realized that people spend too much time looking for procedures and records related to quality management, environmental management and occupational health and safety management.