Free Shipping on all orders!

Top 10 Things I've Learned about Starting a Business

Top 10 Things I've Learned about Starting a Business

Well, its been one year since my business partner, my mother, and I started the idea of the Mommy Wrap (TM) and began this adventure with one another.  In the past 12 months, we have accomplished and learned a lot, including establishing our LLC, finding a U.S. manufacturer and trademarking our brand.  

I am eager to continue to learn more and to promote our brand in 2017.

Here are the
Top 10 Things I have learned about starting a business
.... so far any way!

1. Ideas flow best with a glass, or two or three, of wine.
2. Recap each meeting and create action items. 
3. Write down everything you mention, learn, discuss, etc.....especially if you have been drinking wine.
4. When you aren't feeling confident, turn to your best friends and sister for support and encouragement.
5. Create a prototype. Test the prototype. Repeat.
6. When things get too complicated, wipe the board clean and remember the KISS method.
7. Create a strategy map and project list with due dates.
8. Dedicate a specific amount of time to work on your business each week or day. Stick to it.
9. Work together collaboratively with other MOMpreneurs and entrepreneurs. 
10. Don't ever forget the reason you pursued your dream in the first place.

Related Posts

  • Understanding Why Your Baby Cries
    Understanding Why Your Baby Cries

    Trying to figure out why your baby is crying can be one of the most difficult tasks you face as a (new) mother.  For ...

  • The Exhausted Mom's Guide to Colic
    The Exhausted Mom's Guide to Colic

    Colic is one of the most exhausting periods that a new parent will experience.  Not only are you dealing with a newbo...

  • The Magic of Skin to Skin
    The Magic of Skin to Skin

    The Magic of Skin to Skin You have just given birth to your amazing bundle of joy and the doctor places the baby on y...





1 Response

Jill
Jill

April 30, 2017

I’m so proud of each of you! I have a feeling this is going to TAKE OFF! Your attitude will help your new business to shine. Congratulations!!

Leave a comment


Also in Blog

5 Simply Ways to Organize as a Busy Mom
5 Simply Ways to Organize as a Busy Mom

Are you ready to be a more present mother and stress less about your cleaning and to-do's?  Here are 5 simple steps that will help you to create organization within your home and life allowing for you to focus your time and energy where it matters most, your family.

View full article →

The New Mom's Guide to Self Care
The New Mom's Guide to Self Care

 

 Self care for many moms seems like a far fetched idea but it is possible to fit in! It is time that you put yourself first instead of on the backburner.  In order for you to be the best mom, you need to take care of yourself. Here are some great ways you can treat yourself to self care while you have a baby with you!

View full article →

5 Great Ways to Help New Moms
5 Great Ways to Help New Moms

Becoming a new mom is a life-changing transition!  It can be hard to know how to help a new mom and it can be just as hard for a new mom to know what help to ask for.  The Mommy Wrap has compiled our favorite methods to help new moms.

View full article →