Encore Entrepreneurs: Ruth Struck’s Open Strategies Northwest agile coaching is her strength

Ruth Struck’s Open Strategies Northwest agile coaching gains inspiration from Jackie. Name of Business: Open Strategies Northwest LLC What the Business does: Agile coaching and consulting. Years in Business: I originally got the business license in 2012. I worked towards making it a stand alone business in 2019. What led you to do this business?  What Read More …

Solo Business Stories: Jackie jump starts Walch Communication

Jackie jump starts Walch Communication Meet Better, Smarter, Richer’s blogger, newsletter creator, and social media strategist, Michelle Walch. Name of Business:  Walch Communication www.michellewalch.com Years in Business: three What the business does: Content Marketing, Copywriting, Social Media Strategy for healthy aging, women’s health, rural health and aging.  Interview Better, Smarter, Richer clients for Jackie’s blog. Read More …

Encore Success: Heidi Krause’s Truth and Trust Consulting get better with Jackie’s input

Name of Business: Truth and Trust, by Heidi Krause Years in business: 20 + years in Leadership and Consulting roles How did the business come about? Working in various leadership roles for the past 20 years, I have observed the power of truth and trust when building strong congruent organizations.  I assist organizations in building a Read More …

Solo Business Stories: Software engineer Ben Munat says finding niche important

Faced with a layoff, Ben Munat develops soft wear Name of Business: Bravauto LLC and Ben Munat LLC What the Business does: Bravauto is an idea for a software-as-a-service mobile app that my car-dealer frie nd had. It would help him track his costs when buying cars at auction to help him not overbid. I started Read More …

Small Business Success: Jackie helps Missy Gerber’s Organizers Northwest refine its focus

Need a boost with your business?  Want to refine what you are doing?  Jackie helps Missy Gerber’s Organizers Northwest refine its focus. Name of Business:  Organizers Northwest How many years in Business:  15 What the business does:  Professional Organizing Firm who helps people get unstuck and move forward with their projects. What led to the Read More …

Solo Business Stories: How do you make a positive impact on the community? Kim Flick does this with business coaching

Kim Flick says entrepreneurs need support and symbiotic relationships.   So she coaches businesses to help them grow. Name of Business:  Mighty Epiphyte Consulting. How did you come up with the name?  “Epiphytes are like orchids, bromeliads, primarily with air roots.  Some ferns are also epiphytes.  It’s a metaphor.  Entrepreneurs are like epiphytes, they need support Read More …

Encore Entrepreneurs: What is Mary Gallinger’s new healing approach? It’s a gentle technique. Jackie B. provides support

Mary Gallinger is an Otho-Bionomy practitioner, a gentle technique that releases tension and naturally realigns the body. Jackie B provides business support.  Mary Gallinger’s new healing approach is launching.  She’s excited to start! Name of Business: Mary Gallinger Licensed Practitioner LLC Mary has many years in business: she has worked in the medical field for Read More …

Testimony: Working with Jackie provides clarity — Ann Smith of A.wordsmith

Ann Smith of A.wordsmith on working with Jackie B.: “Jackie is one of the people who has been hugely influential in my career and in particular the building of my business.  Meeting with her was therapy for my business and I left each session with a clearer head and an intention on what I needed Read More …

Career Counselor Vicki Lind: Solo Business as a Career Option

Career counseling is Vicki Lind’s third career.  Her book, Finding a Job Worth Having, guides clients through their own career transitions in a seven session process to discover their top values, skills, and interests. We talk with her about how she herself became a career counselor  and how her coaching may helps those considering self-employment. Read More …

Encore Entrepreneurs: Michelle De Lude’s hypnosis practice fulfills a dream

Want to start an encore career but a little scared?  Michelle De Lude started Destinations Hypnosis. She’s glad she did! Michelle’s journey of re-inventing, re-visioning, and re-creating:  “I worked for a hypnosis clinic from 2007 to 2017 when they closed their doors.”  She is passionate about hypnosis and, according to her clients, she is good Read More …