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.

Stephanie Wright | Life Coach

The calling came in March 2019 when a business school paper sparked my personal development journey. It led me to my coach Rachel Onojafe. Rachel helped me grow my confidence. She helped me to explore the direction I wanted to head down. She held space for me to learn, build and grow. She challenged me to step outside my comfort zone while always making sure I knew she was there for encouragement and support. For the first time, I thought ‘damn, I can do this – I can live my dreams.’ What will stay with me forever is how I felt in our coaching container – excited, inspired, challenged, safe, loved, supported, seen, heard, respected. Rachel gave me the gift of believing in and loving myself. Read more>>

Janetta Williams | Owner/CEO/Candle Curator

Hi, my name is Janetta Williams, and I am the owner/CEO of Scentd Flame LLC. I have always been a candle lover at heart. I love how the different aroma blends can set the mood for whatever the vibe may be at the moment whether you’re looking to relax after a long day, an energy boost to get your day going, or a night of Netflix and chill. I noticed over time that candles from some of the big name companies were starting to give me a headache which prompted me to start researching the ingredients of those products. Read more>>

Neil Toussaint | Doctor of Physical Therapy & Tricking Athlete

I’ve always had an entrepreneurial spirit. I started with trading and selling Pokémon cards in the schoolyard, then designing and heat-pressing T-shirts in my living room. Later on in physical therapy school, I began to create and promote acrobatic events that grew in size every year with international guests from all over the world. Let me provide some more context for how I came up with TrickStrong. Read more>>