The real life truth of a first time entrepreneur and new company

A Day in the Life of a Startup Part II – from Brooklyn to the NYC Garment District

Giving a sneak-peak into a day in the life of a startup – no day is truly the same as I work out of loud coffee shops, my apartment, random NYC str...

A Day in the Life of a Startup (part I)…

People have asked me what I do all day running a socially conscious kids clothing startup. People are also perplexed that I can get up each morning...

Socially conscious holiday gifts for those who crave less

I love the holidays, but think the consumerism of it all is way too much. The more presents a parent can stuff under a Christmas tree, the better p...

Happy One Year Birthday Sat Nam babe – five tips for launching a business with minimal hiccups in year one

Celebrations are great – birthdays, anniversaries, promotions – any time we can toast to those sweet moments, I’m all for it! One year ago today, S...

A Month Away and Leaving Work Behind

I leave for Bali and CA for a month today and plan on doing no work (at least for the Bali portion and minimal work in CA).  As a new entrepreneur ...

Crowdfunding: an early (& quick!) test to see if you have what it takes to start a company

Earlier this year, I raised nearly $11K to launch Sat Nam babe. I didn’t use bank loans or angel investors or dip into a 401K; I used crowdfunding ...

How a first-time entrepreneur launched a kids clothing company on a dime (well maybe not a dime, but how to do it with minimal risk and not draining your bank account)

I always scratch my head when I hear those stories when an entrepreneur quits his or her day job, drains savings and 401K accounts and throws in ev...