She Knows: Speech and Language Therapy

Get to Know: Suzy Carbrey 

Company/Titles: Cognitive Communication Solutions/Business Owner/Entrepreneur/Speech-language Pathologist and Communication Coach 

Location: Near western suburbs of Chicago – I conduct my business online 

Tell Us About Your Business/Job/Position: 

I’m Suzy Carbrey. I’m a speech and language therapist and communication coach. I work with a wide range of people from young adults with ADHD, autism, social communication difficulty, concussion or who have no diagnosis at all to the family members and care teams of those who had a stroke, dementia, or Parkinson’s disease. I specialize in helping clients experience significant improvements in their ability to think and their ability to express themselves within their work and their personal life. 

Now do it in 6 words only: Improve cognition, communication, and social skills. 

If you had an extra 5 hours a week to spend on your business, where would you invest the time? 

Creating courses. 

What is a goal that you have for your business? 

My goal is to continue to grow my business with direct clients and start to create courses. 

Give Us Your Wisdom 

What will you always spend business budget on? 

Professional development. 

What is a piece of advice that you have received or read that has stuck with you throughout phases of your career? 

Be consistent and 80% is perfect. 

If you could save readers from one misstep, what would you share? 

Waiting to get started. 

Do you have an absolute favorite business tool or resource? 

Google calendar. 

Connecting Personally 

What is your personal favorite quote or life motto? 

Life is an adventure. 

Is there a pipe dream or bucket list item that you are willing to share? 

I want to create a thriving business and be able to travel long term. 

What is the most significant/impactful purchase that you have made for under $100? 

Books for continued personal and professional development. 

Do you read or listen to anything on the regular? 

Yes! I’m always reading and listening to books. 

How can readers connect with you and follow your journey?  

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