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Interview By Jessica Williams Photographs by Breann Johnson from Red Poppy Photo I arrived at their office, welcomed in with big smiles and hugs. I pulled up a chair in their fabulously unconventional office where I suddenly felt like I was part of the team. It was just another work day for these girls, but they graciously took a couple hours of their time to catch up with me on life, business, friendship, and plans for the future. These two girls inspire me. Having met them both early on into the planning of their markets, I have had the pleasure of watching their business explode from a far and turn into something that the community not only craves, but needs. When I asked them if I could interview them about their friendship and running a business together, the response I got was full of excitement. These girls inspire me because it's obvious that they love people, they love community, and they love bringing people together. Their friendship is one of a kind. It's obvious that they love what they do and that they've clearly landed their dream jobs. I love watching Junk In The Trunk grow and expand across markets and beyond. The sky is the limit for these girls, and I'm thankful

to know them. Check out the interview I did with Lindsey and Coley about their business and how they remain such good friends at the same time. It CAN be done, people! Q: How long have you guys been friends? L: Coley and I first met in a young marrieds class at Scottsdale Bible Church, more than 8 years ago, she had just had her oldest and I was pregnant with my first. C: We became friends 8 years ago when we were on a leadership team together at church. Q: What are each of your strengths and weaknesses and how to they complement each other? L: As the business has grown we have learned more about our strengths and weaknesses. One of Coley's strengths is her ability to communicate without fear regardless of the significance of the person or situation. Thankfully one of her strengths is a weakness of mine. As the business has grown I have found that my strength is the ability to manage all


Stellar Day Magazine, February Issue, 2016