In a recent interview with Gresham Harkless Jr. of CEO Blog Nation, Spark + Buzz’s Founder Courtney Malengo was quoted in 15 Entrepreneurs Explain How They are Bold in Business. Spoiler alert, she is ninth on the list, but here’s a preview of what Courtney had to say.

” I love promoting others and helping them develop the story that differentiates them in the marketplace, but I also recognize I must equally promote my own story [for Spark + Buzz] … That can feel unnatural and odd, especially after spending most of my career promoting others,” Courtney shared. “There is an important balance though, particularly for anyone who is a business owner/founder, and that’s what I’m learning.”

Read the full quote, and excerpts from other entrepreneurs here.