Learn how this interior designer went from longtime bartender to thriving entrepreneur—without a business degree. Not every career starts with a degree. When Betsy Helmuth first considered leaving her job as a bartender, she had no formal education, no training, and no plan—just a passion for interior design and a desire for something more. A few years of apprenticing, hard work, and lessons learned later, she was successfully running her own interior design business. Like many entrepreneurs, however, she was making things up as she went along and personally handling things every step of the way. She had the design skills, but not the business skills necessary to meet the demands of a growing company. That’s where Coach came in. Keep watching to hear her entrepreneurial tips for success and for the full story!
As an entrepreneur, it can feel like uncharted territory when it comes to knowing how to charge your clients for your time, talents, and services. Betsy Helmuth describes how she learned to charge a proper price point for the value she offers and candidly admits that in the beginning of her entrepreneurial career, she unknowingly underpaid herself. “You have to catch up to your value and know what you’re worth,” she says.