Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in personal development but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Giselle Saati, founder of GS Fortitude, located in Scarborough, ON, Canada.

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

I help professionals achieve health, fulfillment, and balance through coaching and counseling. My coaching covers the following energy systems: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. My customers are anyone seeking to build the energy capacity to achieve their goals.

Tell us about yourself

I have a unique career background, beginning with over 20 years as a jeweler and gemologist. I then moved on to commercial banking, consulting, manager in the automotive industry. In all industries and roles, I was always seen as the one to go to if someone had a health-related problem. I naturally created a safe space for people to speak and receive encouragement and support. I have now made it my mission to tackle the mental health crisis that has surfaced during the pandemic.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Serving others and demonstrating fortitude to those around me.

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

Overcoming the financial pressure and fear of starting a business.

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

Make sure you properly validate the idea behind your business. Too many entrepreneurs fall head-over-heels with their own ideas.

Where can people find you and your business?


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