Tag: success story

Yue-Sai Kan: Success in Building Her Personal Brand

| September 1, 2010 | 2 Comments
Yue-Sai Kan: Success in Building Her Personal Brand

A Chinese-American, Yue-Sai Kan is often described as the most famous woman in China. China’s equivalent of Oprah and Martha Stewart combined; Yue-sai enjoys massive personal fame and success. Learn about this television personality, entrepreneur and humanitarian.

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IdeaPaint: How an Innovative Product Came to Market

| August 23, 2010 | 0 Comments
IdeaPaint: How an Innovative Product Came to Market

In 2002, three college classmates stumbled on the idea of turning walls and other smooth surfaces into dry erase writing surfaces. Their business, IdeaPaint, was born. Today, corporate offices to schools and homes are using their special paint to improve collaboration and creativity. Learn how these 20-somethings started their business and developed a highly innovative product.

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Liz Lange: Success in Fashion Design

Liz Lange: Success in Fashion Design

The massive success of Liz Lange, founder of the designer maternity line that carries her name, is a result of Lange’s predisposition to following her instincts.

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Shiela Lirio Marcelo: Best Business Ideas Come from Identifying Market Needs

| May 16, 2010 | 2 Comments
Shiela Lirio Marcelo: Best Business Ideas Come from Identifying Market Needs

Sheila Lirio Marcelo, founder and CEO of the largest online marketplace for caregivers Care.com, is one of the most powerful women entrepreneurs, according to Forbes Magazine. Learn how she started Care.com.

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Angie Hicks: Success in Consumer Reviews with Angie’s List

Angie Hicks: Success in Consumer Reviews with Angie’s List

Angie Hicks co-founded the highly successful members-only consumer review site Angie’s List. Learn how Angie started the business and how she has driven it to success.

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Rebecca Kousky: Empowering Women Around the World

| April 10, 2010 | 2 Comments
Rebecca Kousky: Empowering Women Around the World

Rebecca Kousky is deeply committed to helping the plight of the poor women and children. While doing development and social work in various Third World countries, she saw first hand the difficult lives of these people. Upon graduation, she embarked on combining her passion for social activism with design, fashion and art. Nest was born.

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Billie Dragoo: Overcoming Adversities to Succeed in the Recruiting Business

| March 23, 2010 | 0 Comments
Billie Dragoo: Overcoming Adversities to Succeed in the Recruiting Business

Billie Dragoo, President and CEO of RepuStaff and RepuCare, has experienced both highs and lows, to emerge as one of the most powerful women entrepreneurs today.

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Lisa Price: Success in the Natural Beauty Business

| March 19, 2010 | 9 Comments
Lisa Price: Success in the Natural Beauty Business

Lisa Price has always been fascinated with fragrance. As a child, she has always been attracted to scents and smells in their house – the food being cooked in the kitchen, the roses in her grandmother’s garden, the smell of her mom’s face cream, even her dad’s shaving cologne. This fascination inspired her to create her own line of hair and body care products. Today, Carol’s Daughter is a multimillion-dollar natural skincare beauty business.

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Tayelor Kennedy: How to Succeed as a Makeup Artist

| February 9, 2010 | 7 Comments
Tayelor Kennedy: How to Succeed as a Makeup Artist

The beauty business offers a lot of opportunities for women entrepreneurs, and one of the important niches of this segment is bridal make up. We talked with Tayelor Kennedy, a prominent celebrity and bridal make up artist based in Connecticut with clients in the Tri State area as well as Boston, on how to get started […]

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Cordia Harrington: From Rags to Riches Success Story

| February 5, 2010 | 3 Comments
Cordia Harrington: From Rags to Riches Success Story

Success is often achieved when the person is able to go further than most people, breaking limitations imposed by their own economic, physical and cultural boundaries.  Cordia Harrington is a classic example of success, as she overcomes poverty to become one of the most powerful women in businesses today. A rags-to-riches story, Harrington overcame her […]

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