I often struggle with guilt and finding balance between my career goals that can financially enrich mine and my family’s life and being a good mom. I’ve been contemplating transferring my skills to start a Freelance Consulting business. However, before I take this entrepreneurial leap, I need to know that my idea is viable and can stand on its own. Really, I want to know how can I possibly contribute to my family’s financial well-being as a stay at home mom?
Tell me, how would I benefit from MarketStart’s #OWN_IT! program and become a stay at home mother and entrepreneur?
Michelle Lochan: I had never really thought about what I wanted for my family before I got married and had children. What did dawn on me was that I wanted to raise my children. I wanted to instill their values, beliefs and sense of self. The only way I knew how to do that was to work from home. I knew this would require some training and knowledge. Especially to shift my mindset from employee with a stable income to taking a risk on myself with a few clients until my little business could grow. I registered for a business start-up course that helped me consider the risks, helped me understand how to get clients and how to manage a home based operation. This course changed my life and it clarified my purpose.
#OWN_IT! will help those women with a dream to own a business, understand what to focus on, how to find valuable customers, how to communicate with those customers and how their business works in order to make sales and grow. This program will give women the space to truly explore their dreams and create a plan to make it happen.
For full details about the program visit: www.marketstart.ca/ownit