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

I started a children's company without having kids of my own (guest post on Hey Mama)

* A big thank you to Hey Mama for allowing our founder, Jennifer Coulombe, the right platform to tell her story on what's it like to launch a kids ...

This founder personally hates shopping (and five ways to consume smarter)

As the founder of a kids yoga clothes company that is in the business of consumerism, I am hands down the WORST consumer. Perhaps it was my job at ...

The Power of 730 days: how to mindfully leave a job (or accomplish ANY big dream) and get out of your own way

Roughly two years ago - a little over 730 days - I quit my full-time job for a new path, with the dream to find a job where I can work on a flexibl...

Growing up with Sat Nam babe - GUEST post from The Centre for Social Innovation

Special thanks to the Centre for Social Innovation and Dan Casey for interviewing founder Jennifer Coulombe on how Sat Nam babe started. MEMBER SPO...

So we launched and people like us - now what?!

I was sitting at my co-working space typing away yesterday and started smiling really big. It was that exact moment that reminded me what I really ...

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...