It takes a lot more than an idea to build a business, but there can’t be a business without the idea. So we asked folks who’ve built wonderful businesses to tell us about how they came up with the idea in the first place.

Alexandria Franklin | Event Planner & Fresh Flower Curator

I came up with the idea of A Love Found Event Planning after going through my own wedding in September of 2019. I did so without a formal wedding planner, my wedding was beautiful but it was hard being a bride and the event planner. I wasn’t able to fully enjoy getting ready due to constantly being asked questions and having to give direction. I vowed that day if I could help the next bride or groom I would do my best to do so. Read more>>

Nicole Clausen | Inventory Management Consultant for Veterinary Professionals

Ever since the age of 7 (at least), I knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur but, I never really knew how that would come to fruition. When I was 16, I started my first job as a receptionist in a veterinary clinic. I thought it was just a job to get me through high school and eventually college. But, there was just something about working in veterinary medicine that kept reeling me in. I tried changing majors, but nothing ever “caught fire”. Read more>>

Dr. Demetris Elia | Chiropractor & Functional Medicine Provider

At the start of my career, I was able to work in a functional neurology office. This was the moment; I saw individualized patient care at the highest level we are able to provide. We were given ample time to properly evaluate the patient, take x-rays and order labs if needed, and then adjust them accordingly to provide optimal health. Read more>>