Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health services but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Danita Smith, owner & director of My Blooming Health Lab, a clinical lab for mobile and walk-in services located in St Louis, MO, USA.

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

We are a clinical lab for mobile and walk-in services. For mobile, we will bring the lab to you. Disabled, elderly or just for your convenience, we will come to you. The walk-in lab is best known for our significantly low discount pricing.

Tell us about yourself

My background is in nursing. As a registered nurse, before retiring at age 37, my last role was managing a hospital program where our goal was to reduce patient length of stay while safely discharging them home.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Maintaining the business for 8 years. Giving back to the community.

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

Handling the finances. A CFO is a must.

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

  1. Bring on a CPA in the beginning.
  2. Find mentors or resources.
  3. Keep reading to improve your knowledge

Where can people find you and your business?


Facebook: @MyBloomingHealth

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