That video depicts a trio of playful young girls setting up an elaborate Mouse Trap-style apparatus to the tune of the Beastie Boys' classic hit, "Girls." The lyrics are rewritten to empower girls who are tired of seeing only pink, princessy toys for girls.
We were tired of our jeans losing the battle against our everyday commute. We were tired of looking for performance-ready apparel that works for the office too. This is what drove our inspiration for our very first product: The Perfect Bike Pant for women bike commuters.
Every business owner wants to expand their company. But one of the issues many face is an inability to move forward; they're too busy trying to control everything. That's fine at startup or even during the first years while establishing the business.
It really isn't about whether or not we have the most recent version of a desktop design program, nor is about whether desks and chairs are situated with people facing each other. It's about designing to the creative process, rather than what we're able to extract from that process.
The day I had the idea for DoorBot, I missed an important package because I couldn't hear the doorbell. During my frustration of missing it, I looked down at my phone and thought: This is where my door should be answered.
May we all strive to set an example for budding entrepreneurs and dreamers alike. When you support small businesses, you give the business owner hope and confidence to continue living their dreams. There is no greater gift.
Every day, all across the country, thousands of businesses put their companies in jeopardy when they rush to sign contracts. They don't read them, they don't understand them and they are not prepared for the consequences.
I created Zombabiez to answer the calls of mommies and daddies sick of dressing their babies as pumpkins or lions for Halloween. For those of us who march to the beat of our own drum, we find the baby costume industry sadly lacking in originality.
If I could have looked into a crystal ball 30 years ago, seeing that my career pathway would range from caring for people with renal failure to delicately balancing 2100 degree (F) molten glass on a blow pipe, I wouldn't have believed you.
In 2009, I got a letter from Apple Corp. telling me I was no longer an Authorized Reseller and I was to "cease and desist" from calling myself such. Suddenly I was 55, unemployed and pretty well unemployable.