#FabFriFeature: Kathy Yardley (Orangeville, ON)

We are proud to highlight Kathy Yardley as our #FabFriFeature this week!

  • Your name?: Katherine Yardley
  • What is your business?: Headwaters Physiotherapy – 2 multidisciplinary healthcare clinics
  • Name three things that a female entrepreneur needs to be successful and fabulous in business?: A vision, confidence and motivation
  • Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone – what are three things that you love about being your own boss?: I have the autonomy to shape my days how I like. I never miss a kids concert and I always get my workouts in!
  • Who was your mentor/inspiration to strike out on your own?: My Mother-in-law
  • What was the biggest challenge when you went from working for a company to working for yourself?: Learning to delegate tasks and maximizing efficiencies throughout the day
  • How do you stay motivated? : I look into the future and envision what I am working for!
  • What are your tips for those who come up against blockades as an entrepreneur? : Obstacles are there to teach you and make you grow- look at them as a positive experience
  • Can you share your most memorable experience as an entrepreneur? : Winning Young Professional of the year in 2017
  • When do you feel the most fulfilled?: When I have the chance to make a difference in someones life
  • What do you think is the biggest misconception people have about being an entrepreneur?: That is it easy
  • What are your “must-haves” to keep your business going strong? : A good team, a strong vision and a true passion for what you do
  • Looking back, is there anything you would approach differently? : NO – the journey has been wonderful!
  • What does being “sexy” mean to you?: Being confident and happy in your own skin
  • What are three ways that your business makes money?: Seeing patients, selling products and doing seminars
  • What money management tips to you have for female entrepreneurs?: Start investing young. Use the power of compounding!
  • What are your top three tips to be wealthy… in heels?: Watch your spending, invest early and create a diversified passive income stream to compliment your active one
  • What does “success” look like to you? : Having a healthy passive and active income coming in
  • What does “being wealthy” mean to you?: Having enough money to satisy all your needs and some of your wants
  • Company URL: www.headwatersphysio.ca