Thank you to panelists Brenda Mierzejewski, CEO of Mizzi Cosmetics and Shaun Chambers, CEO and Founder of BODYROC Fit Lab and Founder of Smash Avenue for sharing their experiences and insights as business owners thriving through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jeanette Dardenne, Co-Owner of INGroup Creative and advisor at the Entrepreneurial Center & Women’s Business Center – University of Hartford did an awesome job moderating.

The IDH event Illuminating: Thriving Through Uncertainty is now available for viewing.

Lightbulb Moments

Our entrepreneurs talked candidly about how they’ve pivoted through the pandemic, adapting their marketing, finding time for self-care, and what “thriving” actually means to them.

Some key advice for others:

“Entrepreneurs sometimes need to get outside of the box to see inside the box,” says Shaun.

“As an entrepreneur, you have to understand failure when it happens, put it in the past, and move forward,” advises Brenda.

Coming Up Next…

Stay tuned, our series continues in December with Shining Brighter.