In this episode of The Mentor Files, host Monica Royer sits down with Michelle Shetty and Suzie Carroll, co-founders of The Fitz, a medical aesthetic and wellness practice based in Chicago. They discuss the journey from nursing in a clinical setting to entrepreneurship, the importance of aligning values, and the challenges and rewards of starting and growing a successful business. They also touch on the emotional aspects of entrepreneurship, work-life balance, and the significance of self-care in their personal and professional lives.

Chapter Markers:
[00:00:00] - Introduction to The Mentor Files and today's guests, Michelle Shetty and Suzie Carroll.
[00:03:00] - Michelle and Suzie discuss their transition from nursing to entrepreneurship.
[00:06:00] - How their friendship and partnership began and their approach to business.
[00:09:00] - The emotional connection to patients and how it translates to their current work.
[00:12:00] - The dynamics of being co-founders and friends.
[00:15:00] - The importance of having difficult conversations and growing together.
[00:18:00] - Trusting your gut in business and personal relationships.
[00:21:00] - The unexpected emotional challenges of running a business.
[00:24:00] - The pressure of success and the high stakes of entrepreneurship.
[00:27:00] - The impact of business stress on family and personal life.
[00:29:00] - The co-founders' personal wellness journeys and self-care practices.

If you're inspired by Michelle and Suzie's journey from healthcare professionals to successful entrepreneurs, be sure to visit The Fitz to experience their approach to wellness and aesthetics. Don't forget to subscribe to The Mentor Files for more insightful conversations with industry leaders. Share this episode with friends and colleagues who are considering a leap into entrepreneurship or are interested in the intersection of healthcare and business.

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