Throughout the last 3 or 4 years I started to become sick of the 9-5 normality, and began to feel the need to open my own business – Entrepreneurship was calling my name!
My first order of business was to identify a need that I could bring to the community – something I could be passionate about but above all provide a service to the community that hadn’t been done before.
I began to dream about bringing top of the line supplements, fitness equipment and apparel to Lac La Biche. And like Einstein and the Apple .. A1 Fitness & Wellness was born!
But how to get started? Through word of mouth and stories from the community I learned about Community Futures and what they do for entrepreneurs.
My vision would not have become reality without Community Futures guiding me in the right direction and supporting me throughout this journey – not only financially but personally as well. The honesty and true care for my future that Liv put into my file showed me that they do care and would not send me into a business that had no potential of success. My advice to future entrepreneurs is this,