URBN Cowork Member Spotlight: Tracy Van Olst

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Business: HOYJ Business Collaborations Inc.
URBN Member Since: October 2017
URBN Location: Sherwood Park

Describe your business in a few words.

HOYJ provides back office support to small businesses in the areas of bookkeeping, administration and business coordination.

What inspired you to start your business?

I saw an opportunity to share my 20+ years of business experience in a meaningful and collaborative way. 

One interesting or fun fact about you or your business.

HOYJ is actually an acronym.

Biggest lesson you’ve learned since starting your business.

Friendship and business can overlap, however clear boundaries between the two realms need to be established between parties.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Reading, running and spending time with my spouse and dogs.

Favorite thing about coworking:

The environment is welcoming and friendly.

How would you describe coworking to somebody?

A way of doing business that does not follow the traditional manner of doing business. 

Contact Tracy

Email/Phone: HOYJ@shaw.ca
Social: LinkedIn