Monday, February 20, 2012

How to Spare Yourself Sleepless NIghts As a New Business Owner

To spare yourself sleepless nights as a new business owner, get some training first via Corporate America to work out the kinks.  That what Pam Wallace did.

Read her story here.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Being a Female Entrepreneur Has Its Merits

Five tips from female entrepreneurs worldwide:
1. Understand why you are doing this.

2. Don’t be afraid to get out of the building and validate your business idea.

3. When being called stubborn, take it as a compliment.

4. Learn to hold contradictory values together.

5. Don’t quit when things are just getting started.
Read the full story on where these great ideas came from here.

Photo: Sheryl Tay, founder of The Baby Specialist; photo courtesy of Dr. Louis-Sebastian Sonntag

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Alba Adds Entrepreneur to Her List of Talents

Actress Jessica Alba (pictured) adds "entrepreneur" to her list of talents.  She launches The Honest Company (, an e-commerce business which sells eco-friendly products.  How she reserved that domain name I'll never know.
Alba, 30, who is best known for her television role "Dark Angel" and roles in The Fantastic Four movies, came up with the idea after discovering how difficult it was to find affordable, non-toxic, and attractive baby products for her own kids. 
Learn more here.

Illustration credit:  The Honest Company homepage

Posted by:  the official Escape From Corporate America blog