Solo Business Stories: Michele Fiasca started a new housing model, Let’s Share Housing

Michele Fiasca launched Let’s Share Housing after realizing the need for older people seeking community and cost-saving benefits.  She is bringing a new housing model to market. Name of Business: Let’s Share Housing What the business does:  Helps people in their 50’s 60’s, and older find housing.  Not just housing: but cost sharing, community, and Read More …

Solo Business Stories: How Kim Berg’s Rock Steady Boxing fights back against Parkinson’s

Kim Berg’s Rock Steady Boxing helps people with Parkinson’s Disease.  Jackie’s advice helps her business run at top speed. Name of business: Kimberly Berg, LLC Years in business: 3 Years What led to your current business? “I have a Master’s degree in clinical exercise physiology and an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Clinical Read More …

Women’s self-care advocate Della Rae is now the prinicple of Oregon Women’s Health Network (OWHN).

Della Rae has been supporting women’s self-care for years. Rae has 10+ years as a women’s advocate plus a background in human resources and, as a culture guru. She recently became owner of Oregon Women’s Health Network. OWHN has been around since 1994. Rae became principle in the business in September of 2018. OWHN offers discussion groups Read More …

Solo Business Stories: Think you can’t open a store in ten days and be successful? Read the Growing’s story.

Think you are too old too old and have no experience to open a store and be successful?  At 82 years of age, Lyle and Arlene Growing are proof that it can be done. Name of Business:  The Itinerant Artist.  Located in the Lincoln City, Oregon Outlet Mall. How long in business?  Since November 2016. Read More …

Better, Smarter, Richer Testimony: “Success! “Patricia Bean of Visual Consulting

Visual Impact Consulting owner Patricia Bean declares “Success!” after working with Jackie. “It worked. I have contracted with my first new consulting client. each touch point brought him around and it looks like I did some things right. I build trust, he read my book, asked questions about the results and how I work. Then Read More …

Solo Business Stories: How the Waterbug Model benefits David Galiel’s Elbowfish Board Game Business

What are the benefits of the Waterbug Business Model?  David Galiel of Elbowfish Board Games has first hand knowledge. Name of Business: Elbowfish Years in business: 4 What the business does: Design, develop and publish board games that make you think. What was the path that led to your business? I have a long entrepreneurial Read More …

Solo Business Stories: People-centered Corona Consulting improved messaging after taking Jackie’s class

How do you create a strong message about your business? Kerri and Jill know they have a solid consulting business.  Jackie helped strengthen their message. We talk with Kerri about their experience. Name of Business: Corona Consulting, LLC Years in Business: “We launched our business in February, 2016, so we have now been in business Read More …

Solo Business Stories: What is important to a solo website business? Jamie Lawson shares what she learned from Jackie.

Jamie Lawson had been building websites for many years.  When she lost her job in 2016, she decided to try something new: going into business for herself. Jackie’s class helped. Name of Business:  Sailbourne Web Services Years in Business: 5 What the Business does: I build and rebuild websites to dynamically represent small businesses and Read More …

Solo Business Stories: How a patient changed Dave Ebaugh’s practice, and Better, Smarter, Richer improved it

Solo Business Stories: Dave Ebaugh’s Transformation into the Next Level in His Counseling Business Dave Ebaugh is a mental health therapist who has been in private practice for over 15 years. Dave established Break Free Counseling in 2011 and practices in both a Northwest and Southeast Portland location where he is the sole therapist. He Read More …