Advice Column: What’s one piece of advice you’d give to someone starting a new business?

Advice Column: What’s one piece of advice you’d give to someone starting a new business?

Advice Column: What’s one piece of advice you’d give to someone starting a new business? Women Who Wine Society

On October 16th the Shuswap Women Who Wine met for their monthly networking event and during introductions were asked to share one piece of advice they would give to a new business owner or someone who is trying to take their current business to the next level. Here are their pieces of wisdom:

“Be courageous.” – Laura, Independent Business Consultant

“Reach your entire region through marketing.” – Andrea, EZ Rock Account Executive

“Support local, network with your community.” – Teri, Owner @ Lake & Life Apparel

“You don’t have to know everything right away, just jump in and learn as you go.” – Gena, former business owner

“Trust your instincts, they are usually right.” – Nikki, Owner @ Lake & Life Apparel

“Start small, be realists and don’t over-extend yourself right away.” – Melissa, Owner @ Cardio Connection and Playcare Early Childhood Centre

“Network and connect with other women in business, we are a force to be reckoned with!” – Jonie, Owner @ Westcoast Staging and Design

“Make a REALISTIC business plan first!” – Lindsay, Downtown Salmon Arm

“Network! You never know what kind of connection you’re going to make.” – Jessica, Eagle Homes

“Don’t be afraid of hard work.” – Richelle, The Stacer Team, Remax Shuswap

“Consistency compounds. Don’t fear failure.” – Missy, MisMack Clean Cosmetics

“Always say yes.” – Chris, Addictions Counselor @ Interior Health

“Don’t say yes all the time.” – Sydney, Harpur Farm and Pumpkin Patch

“Do something every day.” – Deb Archambault, Remax Shuswap

“Be authentic in your business.” – Angela Inskip, Wild hearts Inspired

“Action, every day.” – Kristine Wickner, Okanagan College

“Keep in mind how you want your product or service to make people feel and focus on making your marketing portray that feeling.” – Kailee, Sun Life Financial