You have a business idea. You want to move forward with it but what’s the next step? What’s your business model? How will you make money? What are your costs? There are so many considerations when starting a business, it can be hard to decide where to begin.
You have to have the idea: the best ideas come from a need that you see as being unfulfilled. In the case of SupperWorks, it all started with a copy of Oprah’s magazine and the realization that a meal assembly company mentioned in it had not expanded to Canada. What was the next step for Joni? What should your next step be? Watch here:
Joni Lien, Co-Owner of SupperWorks
In November 2005, Oakville Mom Joni Lien changed careers, invested personal funds, and leveraged her home. She launched SupperWorks, the first Meal Assembly business in Ontario. This first-time entrepreneur proudly accepted the 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year Award (Oakville Chamber of Commerce/Rotary Club) and the 2006 Achievement in Retail Concept Award (Cadillac Fairview). Her TV appearances include Breakfast Television, CHCH Morning, Fortune Hunters, and ‘Til Debt Do Us Part. Print features include Maclean’s Magazine, The Globe and Mail, and City Parent. SupperWorks is now Canada’s industry leader in meal assembly, with 14 locations in Ontario, and plans to expand in Ontario and into Western Canada.