Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Diane McGuire, Owner of Harmony in Colour, located in Strathroy, ON, Canada.

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

Harmony in Colour is a gemstone gift shop that also offers Sound Therapy Sessions, Reiki treatments, workshops, and classes.

Tell us about yourself

Harmony in Colour has been operating for 25 years, the last 6 of those as a brick-and-mortar location. I love all things about crystals - from how they are formed to what they can provide energetically.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Harmony in Colour has maintained a steady market presence for 25 years, even through the hardships of 2020/2022.

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

The most challenging aspect of being a business owner is reaching customers!

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

  1. Set the policies that are best for you and your family, and stick by them.
  2. Maintain communication with your customers and employees.
  3. Appreciate every day!

Where can people find you and your business?


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