Straight Talk for Smart Business Women
About This Show
Lessons on building your business from smart business women. If you are a woman owned small business who is looking for tips and new ideas to build your business, you have come to the right place. You will hear the stories of other woman owned businesses along with key learnings they have had as they grow their business. I hope you feel validated in your entrepreneurial journey as well as build simple tips to immediately apply to your business.
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Straight Talk with Kristi Hughes
"My interest in wines grew while working on the retail side, when I was a paramedic, and that is where my curiosity for the wholesale side of things grew. Selling wine is a lot like being a paramedic; you assess the shelves or the restaurant wine list, find the holes, and treat those holes with your wines." Join Kristi as she shares her journey from EMT to selling wine to founding The Fermented Experience. You won't want to miss this inspiring story of how she navigated challenges and opportunities to do what she LOVES to do. You can learn more about Kristi by "liking" her Facebook page or emailing her Kristi@TheFermentedExperience.com ________________________ Show notes: Make lemonade out of lemons; the glass is always half full. I had a career ending injury and was forced to find a new career direction. Being a wine rep is a lot like being a paramedic. I started with a wine retailer offering wine excursions. The demand led me to offering more options. Before you pick a company name be sure to check legal advice to ensure you don't have a trademark conflict. I like people to have an experience; you connect on a deeper level. Everyday devote time to personal development Everything is figure-out-able. Don't wait to ask for capital. Ask now before you really need it. Do it right. Don't rush it. Build relationships versus a website. Partner with others and leverage those relationships. Pick your tribe and surround yourself with the people who support you.