“Take the leap of faith, dream big and believe in yourself.”
The beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak was bleak for many people. And Colleen Oats, an Independent Agent for Seacret, was no exception.
With the need to earn a little extra due to lost hours, Colleen took a leap of faith and turned this situation into an independent business opportunity. She now promotes Seacret’s unique line of products to her clients.
With an emphasis on healthy, high-quality skincare products, Seacret uses a unique composition of natural minerals, mud and nutrients from the Dead Sea. Its range of products has also expanded to include beauty and nutrition. Colleen helps her clients choose products that best match their lifestyle needs.
Looking back, Colleen loves the flexibility of running her own business. And since joining the HerBusiness Network, she has been surrounded by amazing, inspirational women. She fully enjoys being able to reach out to others without any obstacles.
As her business continues to grow, Colleen hopes to see more repeat customers. But for now, she is content knowing that this leap of faith was one of the best decisions she could have made.
Why did you start your business and what gave you the idea?
I started at beginning of Covid19 outbreak, due to lost hours and needed to earn extra dollars. Best decision I have done now my skin is awesome, I’ve been on a all expenses paid vacation with plenty more to come I wouldn’t miss it
What do you enjoy most about running your own business?
Flexibility to work own hours whenever I want and wherever I want. Earn fantastic incentives and bonuses
What three pieces of advice do you wish you’d been given when you started?
- How to recruit and how to approach people with right words and what is the best information to give them at the beginning
- Never assume people aren’t interested as you don’t know there circumstances
- Just go for it you never know
What advice would YOU give someone thinking about starting a business?
Take the leap of faith and dream big and believe in yourself
What skills and knowledge areas would you recommend those starting out in business get acquainted with quickly?
Doing all training and personal development training
What does your IDEAL business look like? Even if you’re not there yet, what would it look like if your business was ideal?
Plenty of growth on all my legs. Returning customers on a regular basis. Being able to spend more time with family and friends
What problem does being a Member of the HerBusiness Network solve for you and your business? And, how?
Gives me someone to reach out to without any obstacles. And being around some amazing inspirational women.