Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Sophie Angers, Founder of Le Bigoudi, located in Toronto, ON, CA.

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

We are a small boutique salon offering personalized hair services. Our stylists have over three decades of experience and are masters of their craft. We have a diverse clientele who appreciate our ability to help them manifest their own personal style that is both beautiful and practical.

Tell us about yourself

I can see the natural beauty in people and the world. Hairstyling combines my expert eye and technical skills in perfect synergy. I am an artist at heart and love expressing my creativity every day.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

My biggest accomplishment has been building the robust clientele that I serve faithfully and to the best of my ability. My clients are like family to me.

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

Running a small business is always challenging, and there are many pitfalls along the way. I continuously strive to maintain my optimistic attitude paired with hard work.

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

  1. Do your best every day, whatever that looks like.
  2. Be kind.
  3. Cultivate gratitude.

Where can people find you and your business?


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