March 01, 2024

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Colleen DelVecchio video

What inspired Colleen's business?

Colleen started her business after being laid off to take control of her career, leveraging her 15 years of coaching and training experience. She saw an opportunity to transition her side hustle into a full-time endeavor, fueled by her desire for autonomy and impact.

Business Highlights

Colleen's business, Maxady, works with all types of businesses - from Fortune 500 to small start-ups to local nonprofits. Her favorite groups to work with are women-led companies and teams, women employee resource groups, typically male-dominated industries (i.e. engineering, tech, financial), and small businesses on a growth trajectory. She offers training and executive coaching services aimed at transforming businesses by first transforming individuals. With a focus on strengths-based and inclusive approaches, Maxady is a women-owned company with a diverse team, driving organizations toward their missions while prioritizing employee engagement, leadership development, and job satisfaction.

Through their Gallup CliftonStrengths based training and coaching, they've seen significant increases that make a substantial impact on businesses of all sizes and industries.

22% increase in employee engagement
24% increase in team performance
28% decrease in turnover
81% decrease in absenteeism

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How has CWE helped her in her journey?

CWE has been instrumental in Colleen's entrepreneurial journey by offering various resources and support. Through CWE, Colleen accessed virtual classes covering essential topics like marketing, social media, and business setup, providing her with valuable knowledge to grow her business. Additionally, she participated in the Power Forward Accelerator program, where she met fellow entrepreneurs, gained insights into strategic planning, and learned about certification processes like WBENC. CWE's guidance enabled Colleen to refine her business strategies, expand her network, and achieve significant growth milestones.

"I went from living paycheck to paycheck, to now having an emergency fund, savings, significantly more in my retirement, and paying for my daughters' college. It has given me financial freedom."

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