Our community is comprised of some absolutely brilliant entrepreneurs and so we asked a few of them to tell us the story of how they came up with the ideas for their business.

Colin Madden | Founder of Foreal Creatives

Ever since I was a kid everyone has told me how creative I was. I took all the art classes I could in school, and I was the kid that would always be coloring at the dinner table. Creating is something that I love, and what pushes me to do better every day. With that being said, my drive to make my whole life about being a creator really hit me around these past couple of years. Being a creator was something I was born with, and something I live with every day, it was only a matter of time it took off in the business aspect of my life. Read more>>

Amanda Wood | Owner & Marketing Guru

The idea for my marketing business came from listening to my old boss! I started my career in the corporate world working at the US headquarters of an oil and gas service company. I worked alongside the president, and day-in-and-day-out would listen to him “sell” the company during our meetings. He sold by simply telling the story of the company. He would describe the history, how the worldwide company came into the US through acquisition, and then how it became successful in the onshore oilfield service. Read more>>

Cheron Griffin | Registered Dental Hygienist I Creative I Connector I Conduit

As a registered dental hygienist of 30 years, I needed to find something that I knew like the back of my hand. I have created multiple business entities, but I know dentistry like I know my name or riding a bike or driving a car. Providing a teeth whitening service in a luxury setting was a no brainer; however, i extended my services to offer dental tourism and vacations among other services like tooth gems and buccal massages. And, because I am a creative, I added a selfie room at our location. We offer an experience not just a service. Sometimes, you have to allow the unicorn within to lead. Read more>>