It was the need that had prompted me to start something on my own. My family needed my support financially and I had to take the call.
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To me, success is when you have the skills/experience to stand on your own (that applies to any field). What you do with those skills and experience is up to you.
We support women by providing a professional service, which allows them to return to the work force and maintain their financial independence while giving employment and fair wages to the poor women.
I’m kind of an accidental entrepreneur, so really didn’t know anything about building a business.
Entrepreneur creates a place where India’s kids could play and escape the harsh realities of daily life.
In 2002, after 2 years of marriage and a life-changing move from San Francisco to Truckee, CA, my husband Doug and I emptied our savings account and I opened Jimmy Beans Wool.
Poverty and its corollary powerlessness are overcome first by listening to the voices of the poor and their perspectives, aspirations and cultural identities.
I found out that girls who play sports are statistically less likely to get pregnant or be in an abusive relationship, and are statistically healthier, more confident, and happier.
I founded Mahon Digital Marketing back in 2010, in order to pursue my life-long dream of being a business owner, and also in order to have the flexibility in my life that it offered.
Success for me is the satisfaction you feel when a customer has nothing but appreciation for the job you’ve done.
I love the challenge of owning a business, the constant growth, change and decisions that come at me daily. This particular business taps into one of my passions, that being quality products made by people who care.
I wanted to not only develop my own skills as a producer and filmmaker, but to create opportunities for other emerging artists in the Bay Area.
When I told my mother, a free-lance metal sculptor, that I wanted to work as an artist, she told me I should find something I enjoyed doing that other people enjoyed paying money for.
I believe I am one of those individuals that has come with a focus to work towards development of the world. There is a deep desire to bring about sustainable change.
Visualize what you want to build/create, create the plan, implement it (including strategic detours), and then take the time to look at what you’ve done and say, “Yeah, we did it.”