The founder of YourBusinessLifestyle.com, Eden Lovejoy has lived a most unusual life, a life that has trained her to think around corners and connect with the widest range of perspectives. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Eden’s mom was a seeker and before she graduated high school Eden had experienced a broad range of philosophies, world views and educational environments. From traditional religion to transcendental meditation, from a boarding school where she raised own meat and vegetables to a five-week tour around the county with a “mobile school” Eden’s story is one of exploration and discovery.
Graduating from a small private school that taught student HOW to think, not WHAT to think, Eden wasn’t quite ready to go straight to college; not until she knew what her true purpose was. At 18, Eden moved from San Francisco to Homer, Alaska. After a few years living the Alaska lifestyle hauling water, heating her home with a wood stove and marketing coal picked up off the beach for a living, Eden’s interest in small business development evolved.
Working her way through school Eden graduated summa cum laude from the top rated university in Alaska. While still in school, Eden wrote a business plan and obtained funding for a start-up wood products manufacturing company and published the first edition of Alaska’s Small Business Resource Directory, with 10,000 copies distributed around the state.
Recognized as one of Alaska’s “Top 40 Under 40” in 1998, Eden has participated in many endeavors including marketing and funding acquisition for several innovative start-ups, founding a construction trade association and apprentice training program and managing a mechanical contracting company with five divisions and 90 employees. In 2010, Eden returned to her roots and her original entrepreneurial vision. Eden launched www.YourBusinessLifestyle.com with a mission to serve the broadest base of small business owners and entrepreneurs possible. To date, she has served as a Virtual GM for over 50 clients from Alaska to New Jersey and her enthusiasm for the work has only grown.
If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by your business, stuck in the day to day drama of customer and employee needs, or just craving a clear voice to brainstorm ideas with, you have found the right place, and the right person to take your business to the next level!