Accidental Entrepreneur | LAYC 88

Lift As You Climb

22-11-2023 • 8 mins

Isabel shares her journey of becoming an entrepreneur, a path she didn't plan but embraced out of necessity. After her employer went bankrupt, she found herself in the role of the primary breadwinner for her family. Motivated by her circumstances, she took the plunge into entrepreneurship, learning the ropes on the job. Starting from her dining room table, she became the "chief cook and bottle washer," handling every aspect of her business.

Through her experiences, Isabel learned valuable lessons about entrepreneurship, including the importance of seeking help, building a trusted network, and not being too hard on oneself. She emphasizes the significance of reaching out to advisors, coaches, and mentors and creating a circle of trusted individuals who can provide diverse perspectives.

Isabel's podcast aims to share her experiences, lessons learned, and wisdom gained from her entrepreneurial journey, offering valuable insights and advice to women entrepreneurs and business owners.

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About the Host:

Isabel Alexander

Your Next Business Strategist and Transformation Catalyst

Dynamic, a self-made entrepreneur who overcame obstacles with an unrelenting positive nature, a farm girl work ethic, and a conscious choice to thrive rather than survive, Isabel Alexander cultivated an award-winning, $10+ million global chemical business and grew it from dining room table to international boardrooms.

Isabel’s strengths include the ability to initiate and nurture strategic relationships, a love of lifelong learning and talents for helping others maximize their potential. An inspiring speaker within both industry and community, she is a driving force behind those with the courage to follow her example of thriving against the odds.

With 50+ years of business experience across diverse industries, Isabel is respected as an advisor, a coach, a mentor, and a role model. She believes in sharing collective wisdom and empowering others to economic independence.


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