Meet 16 year old Entrepreneur Shelby Gouglski, Founder, Yourself Expression "Success doesn't come overnight it requires hard work and perseverance. Money doesn't immediately equal success but your own perception does. Never give up and wake up each day thinking you need to get things done with a sense of urgency. My Mom had cancer and she says if you think it, you better do … [Read more...] about Start-up Interview: Shelby Gogulski, Yourself Expression
Meet Entrepreneur Chris Pegula, Founder, DiaperDude "Stay vigilant, stay focused, keep an open mind and ear to all of the advice you are given and follow your gut. Stay positive!" What does your business offer? We make lifestyle accessories brand that help young families to get from A to B in style. Men are equal partners in the journey of parenthood. Moms and Dads dig in … [Read more...] about Interview: Chris Pegula, Founder, Diaper Dude
Meet Mom Entrepreneur Aki Summers of Simply Affordable, LLC and Anamazees Pacifier "Know your complete areas. Sure I have baby products and safety testing and requirements are important (i.e., ASTM & CFR) but also know the simple things such as product labeling requirements. There are certain things that MUST be displayed on the retail packaging when selling … [Read more...] about Interview: Aki Summers, Founder, Simply Affordable LLC
Meet Mom Entrepreneur Megan Hardwick of Wings Cosmetics "My advice would be to stop wondering where to start. If you spend too much time wondering where to start the opportunity will pass you by. Ignore the negative. It's useless and destructive because if you focus on the negative or what someone said about you your attitude changes and not in a good way. Out of … [Read more...] about Interview: Megan Hardwick, Founder, Wings Cosmetics
Meet Mom Entrepreneur Angela Smith, Founder, Yip Yap, Inc. "Manage your expectations. Put forth your best effort and work your plan, but when something doesn't go as expected, don't consider it a setback or failure. Everything is an experience to be learned from. We have had many "setbacks" and "failures" but we would not be where we are today if not for those experiences. … [Read more...] about Interview: Angela Smith, Yip Yap, Inc.