4 lessons the family ice cream truck taught me about entrepreneurship

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4 lessons the family ice cream truck taught me about entrepreneurship

Decades before gourmet food trucks tweeted their next stop at all the most painfully posh intersections in major US cities, my mother owned and operated an ice cream truck. When it came to “tryin’ to make a dollar out of 15 cents,”, my mother was golden. And by the time I was 17 and in […]

we will not be these women for too long

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we will not be these women for too long

we will not be these women for too long take a picture of the you now she told me let us learn to love who we are signs of laughter appearing at the doorstep of your eyes you poured yourself a generous blend of a California red sturdy, pulled from ripe grapes ready to be […]

Why startup teams need to celebrate the small wins

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Why startup teams need to celebrate the small wins

My husband and I started our wedding social network startup 10 months ago, and since then I’ve learned a lot that helps me stay grounded and focused. One of those things is this: If you don’t celebrate the small wins, you won’t have the motivation to go after the big ones. This week I thought […]

a poem for Maya Angelou, may 28th, 2014

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a poem for Maya Angelou, may 28th, 2014

I. I  was only 12 when my mother came to me with your book of poetry and all i could do was hide in my room and read it all   II. I did not know what a Phenomenal Woman was but later when I said I want to be a poet at least my […]