Be insistent when you know your idea is a good one
Courtesy Ian Curcio Goodwin notes that she kept pushing the idea with her mom until they started the company. “I kept asking my mom about us making a bow that would stay in my hair,” she says. Shortly after, GaBBY Bows were invented.
Thank your supporters
Courtesy Andris Renee Kinloch Goodwin always includes a handwritten thank-you note to her online shoppers and is equally as grateful to all of her friends and family who helped her on her business venture. Now, a lot of the connections she has made through other businesses have supported her as well. “They love what I’m doing and want me to keep going forward,” Goodwin explains.
Tune out the naysayers
Courtesy Black Pages South It’s hard when people are negative, but that comes with any company’s growth. “I think their comments are feedback for me get better,” Goodwin notes. “I also remember that haters are jealous of you and want to be like you.” Find out ways we can all be nicer to ourselves.