Success Story: Iowa –
At the end of 2018, Becca Feauto and Stacie Anderson purchased Siouxland Magazine. They saw this as an opportunity to reach out to the community and start real, meaningful conversations. This makes them unique from other businesses in the area. They get together with a diverse group of community members bimonthly to discuss issues that are going on. This allows for there to be a difference of opinions and beliefs. “We are bringing people together, replacing judgement with understanding. Perspective is powerful.”
Becca and Stacie believe that in order to start your own business you need to be very passionate about what you are doing. They were surprised at what it takes to run and start a business — the amazing journey it is. With the whole purpose of the magazine being to connect people through meaningful conversations, they decided to appropriately name their publishing company Empowering Conversations, LLC.
The most challenging part of their business is the financial factor. They want to stay ahead of the game and rack up as little debt as possible. This is leading them to invest more into their business in order to get the best out of the magazine. (more…)