Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in manufacturing, but not sure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Tricia Rasku, owner and manager of TR By Hand, from Rossland, Canada.

Tell us all about your business...

I am a soap maker and Fiber Artist.

What's your background and motivation to grow as a business owner?

I began making soap after my husband shot a bear, and I wanted to use the fat. I also went to Finland and saw all the excellent weaving and wanted to learn how. I am still curious about many things.

As an entrepreneur, what does success ultimately mean to you?

Keeping at it all.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being an entrepreneur?

Continuing to make things.

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

Be curious, willing to learn, and not afraid to fall.

Where can people find you online?

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