Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Angie Elizalde, owner of highlo, located in New York City, NY, USA.

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

We are a luxury barbershop. Specializing in short haircuts ranging from skin fades to pixie cuts.

Tell us about yourself

I grew up in the beauty industry. I have four aunts that were hair stylists. I went to cosmetology in high school and started working in the beauty industry at 20. I have the BEST clients, which motivates me to give 100% and do my best.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Starting + Growing my business during COVID. Staying positive and focusing on the big picture.

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

Finding good talents.

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

  1. Don’t overthink it.
  2. Do what you’re good at.
  3. Do it with love.

Where can people find you and your business?


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