Posts Tagged ‘women owned business’

How To Survive The Dread of Networking with Ellen Feldman Ornato, The Bolder Company

Episode 22– Ellen Feldman Ornato, The Bolder Company How To Survive The Dread of Networking and Actually, (Maybe!?) Enjoy It! Is there anything more uncomfortable than a networking event? For most of us walking into a roomful of strangers, it strikes dread in our hearts and makes us hide in the bathroom stall or dive…

Burning it up with Denise O’Reilly, The Burnt Shop

Denise O’Reilly likes to burn things. And they’re beautiful. Episode 017  As the owner of The Burnt Shop, Denise has been gone from making holiday gifts for friends to quitting her leader role at Whole Foods. How did she go from presents to profit? How does she create new products? With a lot of hard…

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From monkeys to Mad Gabs, a conversation with Gabrielle Melchionda

From monkeys to Mad Gabs, the kitchen to QVC—building a life with lip balm. Episode 16 From monkeys (yes!) and a failed math class to selling to retailers like Wegmans and Whole Foods Market, Gabrielle has grown up with her Mad Gabs business. How did she do it? One lip balm at a time and…

“Finding Inspiration in a Bag of Chips!” Heidi Feldman, Martha’s Vineyard Sea Salt

A conversation about living your life and having a business too. Where do you get your inspiration for your latest business? Sometimes it comes in a bag of chips! Heidi Feldman not only gets her inspiration from the magical island beauty of Martha’s Vineyard, but from assessing what resources are available and working to create…

“Just Believe In Yourself,” Suzanne Foley, Port City Pretzels

It took 30 years for Suzanne’s idea to come to fruition, but today Port City Pretzels are enjoyed across the country…and boy, are we glad she’s brought her vision to the marketplace. While some her age would be slowing down, Suzanne is running full speed in growing a business. Her perseverance through hardship and a…