When a local business owner died, his wife picked up the reins"”only to see the business falter. For two years, Terri Ralston tried to run A.S. Computers in Milford as her husband would have. Just as the business was hitting bottom, she met Laurie Althaus, a business coach who specializes in small- and medium- size companies.

"Can you help me?" she asked Althaus.


Ralston is now enrolled in a group coaching class. She has changed the structure of the business. More importantly, Ralston understands that the business is not her husband's anymore. It's hers. She has to do things that work for her and decide how she wants her business to grow.

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