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Stories from Local Entrepreneurs - Shared screen with speaker view
Kara Fisher
09:48
Hi everyone, thanks for being here. Please feel free to share questions in the chat. Emily Gore will help to have those answered when we open up to questions.
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
11:27
Thank you so much for being here! So cool!
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
12:08
My seven year old son loved running the press at your public event at the outdoor "Goonies" showing.
Nina
16:29
Was it difficult to offer custom orders with the event of COVID?
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
17:33
Thanks for sharing video everyone! It makes the session so much better to share in this way!
Isabelle Manewa
18:28
What is your professional background(s)?
Kayla
18:46
How long would you say did it take to start seeing an income, if you had any financial challenges how did you overcome them?
Marty Roth
18:46
What type assistance would help you grow your business? Specific types of training or workshops? Meeting mentors who can share their experiences? Connecting with other small businesses to build your network? Other?
Cole Kipps
18:48
What do you think is the hardest part of running your own business is for you?
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
18:48
I would love to hear what you think the future of Elk City holds? How has that development changed your work in recent years?
Emma Groe
19:14
What would you say has been one of your biggest challenges with being a small business?
Morgan Turner
19:22
Knowing what you know now, is there anything you would have done differently when you were first starting out?
Robin Haesslich
19:30
What was the biggest challenge of opening up your own business?
Terry Cyfers
19:32
What do you like about the entrepreneur lifestyle
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
19:39
Please share video if you haven't yet so we can have a robust session experience!
Terry Cyfers
20:18
What advice would you give to people who want to start their own business?
Harrison Skaggs
20:29
When first starting out, did you struggle with self-doubt in your chances of success, and if so, how did you overcome it?
Kimberly
21:15
In Charleston, there can some times be a surrounding stigma with the West Side. How do you feel about the current growth and changes in West Side? Is this growth some thing we should we expect to see this in the future?
Timber Huysmans
21:19
Do you think it’s hard to create a business in a place like Charleston wv. Is the population big enough to become a big company
Matthew Forrester
22:34
With there being such a large push to a more eco/green friendly workplaces, is there a line you have to tread to remain profitable while still catering to the eco-orientated needs of the general public?
3sara
23:10
How do you get the word out starting out as a new company? How do you draw interest into your business without throwing all of your money into advertising?
Flora TISSIER
25:41
What is your favorite quote?
allysa
26:55
What does a typical day look like for you or is it different everyday?
Timber Huysmans
27:24
Does being a business owner create a lot of pressure and stress?
Leah Rogers
32:44
I'm sorry I'm late guys, I lost internet for a bit there
Destiney
40:25
do yall think it was easier going into business together instead of doing it alone?
Shehna Khan
41:02
Is there is any class or course you wished you have taken in College?
Flora TISSIER
45:29
Is it hard to find a balance between personal time (for yourself) and work?
Base Camp Printing
47:40
Emily@basecampprinting.co
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
55:39
Everything is in Charleston is relational!
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
56:22
I think a strength of WV is our care/relationships. We do lean in!
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
57:08
I was reading Kinship is selling to Modcloth! I love a dress, so that is one of my go-tos and love seeing a relationship our local economy
Hallie Chillag (she, her)
58:23
Mod cloth is a HUGE deal. Have you all talked about to that you are now employing local artists too?
Destiney
01:10:39
where did yall come up with the name of your business?
Flora TISSIER
01:15:54
Thank you very much!
Flora TISSIER
01:15:59
Very interesting
Emily Gore
01:16:00
emilygore@ucwv.edu
haleydickens
01:16:06
thank you very much
CJ Raines
01:16:10
Thank you!
Aaron Justice
01:16:15
Thank you so much!