Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health and wellness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Colleen McArtor, Founder of Sustainawell, located in Brecksville, OH, USA.

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

Sustainawell...My clients are women 40-65 who struggle with losing weight, balancing hormones, and living a lifestyle healthy and happy. Sustainwell's passion is to assist women in looking and feeling their best while sustaining a healthier life.

Tell us about yourself

As a young girl, I struggled with losing weight. I finally found myself at a crossroads 23 years ago. I decided I needed to make a transformation. I lost 55 lbs and have kept it off for 22 years. My struggle has guided me to a passion for helping women who are like me to make a change.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Continually getting up each day excited and passionate to make a difference in other's life. I have helped over 100 women lose weight and keep it off.

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

Generating new clients who are looking to transform their health.

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

  1. Be authentic.
  2. Consistent in your message.
  3. Persevere no matter what.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

I am grateful each day that my struggles can impact others' lives. I know that my journey impacts others to make a change, and that is the reason I do what I do daily.

Where can people find you and your business?


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