Welcome back to Kinetic Life. This is a special episode because today, our Chief Strategy Office, Christine McHugh, is stepping up to mic as our guest host. Christine started her career as a barista with Starbucks when she was 19 and there were only 37 locations worldwide and grew to Vice President Customer Service and Operations Services during her illustrious 27 year career with the world’s leading coffee retailer.
On this episode, Christine is talking with Sally Bergesen, the owner and CEO of Oiselle. A woman’s running apparel company based in Seattle, Washington. A company that is for woman and by woman, Oiselle believes in the transformative power of sport and celebrating the sense of freedom. If you are an entrepreneur or running enthusiast, you’re not going to want to miss this conversation.
In this episode, Christine and Sally discuss:
A reflection back on the last 10 years of Oiselle
The coming together of two passions
Finding the right time to leave your job and go all in on your new venture.
Working through pain points as your company grows
The mission of the “Bra’s for Girls” program
What running means to Sally?
Advice to new runners
What the future holds for Oiselle
How To find Sally:
Instagram: Sally Bergesen
Giving Back: Bras For Girls