The Olympian and eight-time National team member, Kristin Hedstrom started a private personal training business in the San Francisco Bay Area. As a member of Team USA, she competed in the 2012 Olympics and won six international medals. When Kristin's not strategizing about business, you can find her working out, traveling the world, or making delicious food in the kitchen.
Three years ago I left my stable job, steady paycheck, and fantastic workplace to start my own consulting business. While there have been ups and downs since leaving, the freedom, excitement and challenge has made it worthwhile for me. Here are the three biggest lessons I’ve learned in building my business (so you don’t have to make these mistakes yourself!), and how you can apply them to your own company as well.