Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in personal development but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Candace Smith, founding manager of Etiquette for the Business of Life, located in Colorado Springs, CO, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

I customize sessions of etiquette "How to's" for university and business school students, ranging from networking at professional stand-up events to four-course etiquette dinners.

Tell us about yourself

I am passionate about teaching skills that have immediate personal and professional benefits and am dedicated to providing respectful, interactive learning sessions which can be customized for group and individual needs. Composure and confidence are not trivial matters!

You can learn more about me at:

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Knowing that others believe their lives are improved by my work. Here are some of them:

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

Living your brand.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Having a passion.
  2. Be a risk taker.
  3. Believing that you can succeed!

Where can people find you and your business?


If you like what you've read here and have your own story as a solo or small business entrepreneur that you'd like to share, then please answer these interview questions. We'd love to feature your journey on these pages.

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