The news sites and celebrities blog are all abuzz today announcing that the Kardashians made $65 million in 2010. Love them or hate them, that is some serious cash. Here are some business lessons that we can learn from the Kardashians.
Spurred by her passion for educating young people, Danielle Rayo started her own education consulting and tutorial service. In 2008, she started Competitive Advantage to help kids succeed academically and achieve their full potential. We talked with Rayo on how she started Competitive Advantage and the challenges she faced in this business.
Looking to start a business? Follow Fiona King’s path to finding the right business: think of a better alternative to an existing product that does not meet your needs. She started her successful business TotBots after she got frustrated with disposable diapers, and developed a better alternative that consumers loved.
Lane Nemeth is one of the most successful woman entrepreneurs today. She founded Discovery Toys in 1978, a direct sales business of educational and fun toys for children, growing it to more than $100 million in sales. Now, she heads Petlane, another direct sales business, this time focusing on the pet industry. Learn about her road to success.
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.
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.