Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health and wellness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Joyce Choi, Pharmacist and Manager of Sage Plus Clinical Pharmacy, located in Calgary, AB, Canada.

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

I have an integrated clinical pharmacy that uses both allopathic & holistic approaches for wellness. Our customers range from traditional mainstream medicine who are looking for a good pharmacist to clients who are looking for proactive care for their health.

Tell us about yourself

I am a licensed pharmacist and have been practicing for 20 years. Time flies! I believe that to help people feel better, we need to treat everyone like family and provide info and access!

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Referral from my clients. Clients that moved and continue to use our services no matter where they are! We have many of our clients from out of Calgary and even Alberta!

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

To balance finance (we charge for consult time) with spending time with clients.

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

  1. It's okay to be different.
  2. Be confident with yourself.
  3. Be specific with your goals.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

We need more people to treat everyone like people.

Where can people find you and your business?


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