Testimonials

“Heidi is a powerful, dynamic speaker – wonderful in front of a large audience, and equally engaging in a small group setting. It’s not just that the account of her personal and professional life is interesting and poignant, it’s that she delivers it with such sincerity and humility that everyone in the room feels a connection. Highest favorable rating from event attendees for any outside speaker we have ever had.”

– Joe Stewart
Executive Director, NC FreeEnterprise Foundation

“Launching a franchise is not for the faint of heart, but when you love what you do as much as Heidi Ganahl does and so wonderfully describes in this book of inspiration, the risks and challenges are just way stations on the road to a greater goal. It also helps to have customers who immediately show their satisfaction with yelps of joy and wagging tails.”

– Matthew Shay
President and CEO, International Franchise Association

“We definitely made the right choice with Heidi Ganahl from Camp Bow Wow as keynote speaker for our Ladies Who Launch Leading Lady Awards. It’s always refreshing to find an incredibly successful businesswoman who is authentic, transparent and in touch with the things that truly matter in life. The women were beyond impressed by Heidi’s honesty, passion and ability to ride the ups and downs of life. Heidi is truly an inspiration to all the women out there who have been waiting for perfection to tap them on the shoulder. She embodies the notion of taking chances, chasing dreams, and living the life you always imagined.”

– Ricki Booker
Ladies Who Launch, Colorado Market Leader

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“Heidi’s talk received some of the best reviews we’ve ever gotten from our membership. Her knowledge, passion and enthusiasm for her business really engaged our audience.”

– Debbie Anastasi
Executive Director, Boulder Marketing Group

“Heidi’s story of starting Camp Bow Wow, and most importantly, Heidi herself, was truly inspirational! A captivating speaker, Heidi shared practical business tips and wove them into a motivating talk our members loved. I received exceptional feedback about Heidi from the attendees of our luncheon event, and I experienced her as very personable, articulate, and a true professional.”

– Nancy Stubbs
Managing Director, eWomenNetwork-Boulder County

“…Heidi is an engaging speaker and is a “model citizen” for making her passion her profession. This is evident when she speaks about Camp Bow Wow and the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation. She has a wonderful open personality and presentation style that captures the attention of audience members. She did such a good job with her presentation that the other presenters actually used her as the example of one of the fundamental factors in being a successful entrepreneur — passion about what you are doing. Her presentation received the highest reviews of any of the presentations in our program…”

– Christine S. Hardy, MPH, MBA, DVM
Director, Business Development, Animal Cancer Center and NeoTREX – Colorado State University

“…The students found her talk very stimulating and encouraging. Many of them said that she has provided them information that will help them in their future business endeavors. Importantly, the class was deeply inspired by the personal experiences shared by Mrs. Ganahl—her sheer candidness and sincerity were clearly manifested in the way she replied to the students’ questions during the Q&A portion at the end of her talk. Overall, the students benefited immensely from this interaction, and they evaluated her as an excellent resource speaker for motivating aspiring entrepreneurs to go ahead and work on their dreams in spite of the hurdles along the way…”

Marilyn Uy, PhD Candidate
University of Colorado at Boulder, Leeds School of Business

“Heidi Ganahl from Camp Bow Wow did an hour session with my 50 for Colorado participants on our Entrepreneurship Day. This group of 40+ executives meets monthly to learn about the various economic sectors in Colorado. Heidi was one of the highest rated presenters for the entire year and the group really enjoyed her presentation. It was educational, interesting and entertaining!”

– Robin Miglarese, Associate Director
Executive Education Programs, University of Colorado at Boulder, Leeds School of Business

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