Project House Business Solutions Inc.
What’s Your Business?
Project House Business Solutions is a Vancouver-based consulting and outsourcing company. Our team partners with businesses of all sizes to tackle a large variety of projects outside of their expertise or capacity.
Basically, the core of our business is helping our clients focus on the core of their business.
Why Did You Start Your Business?
Crystal and Heidi discovered a mutual love for getting things done and for using their skills and experience to grow something new and unique. They both value spending time with their families and the flexibility and satisfaction that comes from running a business, and they wanted to create that flexibility and opportunity for other women too.
What's Your Neigbourhood And Why Do You Love It?
Cambie Village is our home. It’s central, it has a great mix of people and services, there are lots of locally owned shops, plus we have Queen Elizabeth Park and lots of green space. There are schools, community centres, a movie theatre, lots of home businesses, and wonderful people at every turn – it is a really supportive and friendly neighbourhood.
Best Kept Secret or Little Known Fact About Your Neighbouhood?
We’re high up, so the views are great and we always get the first snow!
The One Piece of Advice You’d Give Other Local Businesses Is….
Do what you love, help others succeed, work hard, evolve as you learn, celebrate your wins and the wins of your neighbours.
What’s The Most Important Business Lesson You’ve Learned?
Partner with people who bring out the best in you and who have skills and interests that are different than your own.
What's The Best Business Move You've Made Recently? The Worst?
Starting our business and believing in ourselves every day is our best move.
What Local Suppliers (goods or services) Can't You Live Without? Why?
We rely on lots of local folks – for food, coffee, gifts, art supplies, support, information, opportunities, partnerships, and team members!
What Inspires You to Keep Moving Forward?
Our vision for our business and the opportunities it creates, our sincerity around wanting to create something that we’re proud of, and our desire to inspire our kids.
One Thing That Never Ceases to Amaze You About Doing Business Here Is….
This is a big city but it can feel like a small town – we are always meeting people who are connected to us in the most interesting ways. And they are always excited to share stories, information, and support.
Too Many Trips, Calls, Meetings, Emails, Tweets...What's Your Favorite Escape?
On a walk, in a book, on a bike, in a pool, at the beach with our dogs, on the couch with our families, on a patio with wine and a beautiful view – too many options to name!
How Does Your Business Work To Better Our World?
We create opportunities for smart and hardworking women to use their skills and add value to businesses who need help and expertise. We help connect people who otherwise might not have found each other, and we support and encourage a variety of organizations that mentor and encourage women. Fundamentally, we believe that we should aim to leave something better than we found it.
Why Is Local Important To You?
We care about our City and the people in it. We treasure local business.
How Do You Support Other Local Businesses?
We support other local businesses by being generous with our time, sharing our experience, using their services, singing their praises, attending their functions, introducing them to people they need, or asking how we can help.
You Are Excited About The Future Because…
We’re excited about the future because the future is exciting!