Are you thinking about starting a business? If so, we think you’ll enjoy reading about how these seasoned entrepreneurs thought about the question when they were in your shoes.

Scotty Joseph | eBike Evangelist / I rent ebikes

Coming from New York City, electric bikes are an integral part delivery and transportation. HOUSTON being the fourth largest city is my ancestral home, and as my parents age, I needed to find a way to be closer to them and follow my passion. Read more>>

Dr. Lakeisha Gatling | Psychotherapist & Yoga Guide

I experienced a mental health crisis during my early twenties and was encouraged by a friend to seek out counseling. Seeking therapy was not something discussed in my community at the time and to be honest, was quite taboo. I felt helpless so I thought why not give it a try? Therapy benefited my life greatly and contributed to me being a better healed human. Read more>>

Janelle Martin | LCDC, IASIS Certified Provider, Brain Health Practitioner

I started my own business because I felt I had the tools to be successful, but also because I wanted to be able to make my own decisions about pricing in order to reach and help as many people as possible. In my first year of being an IASIS Certified Provider of IASIS MicroCurrent Neurofeedback, I worked for a non-profit who set the pricing and the parameters of how I would provide services. Read more>>

Amanda Sullivan | Make up Artist & Network Event Director

My thought process was questioning myself, if I can do what’s necessary to maintain my business. We have heard other business owners say it’s trial and error. I must admit it’s definitely trial and error but make sure that your willing to learn from it. Read more>>

Taylor Mays | Business Owner & Communications Consultant

The goal for my business is to depict people and life through my art to showcase that there is beauty in everything. I want people to be able to see themselves when they look at my candles and be able to feel that representation. The very first candle collection that I created is called “The Muse”. This is a collection of candles shaped as the human body. Read more>>