Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in personal care but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Bruce Peters, Founder of Zazou Salon and Academy, located in North Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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

We are in the beauty business, trying our best to create exceptional experiences.

Tell us about yourself

I am 3rd generation hairstylist, and I don't have to go to work; I get to go to work every day. I'm blessed to work with a like-minded, great group of people.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Taking steps to our ultimate goals and seeing team members grow into themselves personally and professionally.

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

Taking the emotion out of certain situations.

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

  1. Don't do it ....joke!
  2. Be a lifelong learner.
  3. Take well-calculated risks (do not get caught up in analysis paralysis).
  4. Work on what is most important in a day, week, year five years.

Where can people find you and your business?


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