Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in food and beverage but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Barbara Hardesty, Owner of Omygollies Desserts and Treats, located in Gahanna, OH, USA.

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

I’m a licensed Home Bakery, and mostly my clients are my friends and community.

Tell us about yourself

I have written my own recipes since I was little. I’m a kitchen chemist. Lols!!

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Putting smiles on other faces is my biggest accomplishment.

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

Long hours are the hardest on owning a business.

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

  1. Find something you love doing so it never feels like a job.
  2. Believe in yourself and your product.
  3. Keep moving forward with your dream.

Where can people find you and your business?


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