Baiser Beauty: Catching Up with the 2015 American Made Honoree
WHAT HAS CHANGED SINCE BAISER BEAUTY WAS NAMED AN AMERICAN MADE WINNER?
American Made gave us the opportunity to invest in our business and exposed our products to many people, who since then have become loyal customers.
HOW DID YOU FIND YOUR PASSION? WHEN DID YOU KNOW IT WAS TIME TO TURN IT INTO A BUSINESS?
The moment we understood our natural abilities and the fact that they could make a positive change in other people's lives was when we realized we were ready.
WHAT WAS THE HARDEST PART ABOUT STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS?
Believing that we could actually create that reality and making it happen.
HOW DO YOU KEEP A WORK/LIFE BALANCE? THIS IS SOMETHING THAT A LOT OF BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS WORRY ABOUT.
We must find tools that will help us center and prioritize what is really important in life. Meditation and yoga have created that happy balance for us, which us why we develop a series of 7-minute meditations so that our customers can experience and manifest true harmony.
WHAT IS THE MOST VALUABLE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU'VE GOTTEN - IN REGARDS TO CREATING/STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS?
When you are ready to make positive changes in your life, you will attract whatever you need to help you.
WHAT RESOURCES, ORGANIZATIONS, GROUPS DO YOU TURN TO FOR SUPPORT?
Score is a free program dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.
WHAT HAS BEEN THE BIGGEST SURPRISE SINCE YOU STARTED YOUR BUSINESS?
When you really want something, everything works out.
WHAT KEEPS YOU GOING WHEN YOU WANT TO GIVE UP?
When you find your true life purpose and you feel like this could benefit the life of others, then life takes another meaning and you don't have the time to think of giving up.
WHAT IS THE ONE THING YOU WOULD TELL SOMEBODY TRYING TO START THEIR OWN BUSINESS?
Make a business plan, work hard, don't punish yourself, surround yourself with positive people and don't let fear come in between your dreams.
ANY ADDITIONAL THOUGHTS?
Thanks to Martha Stewart and her team, for helping so many brave entrepreneurs that are trying to make a difference in this world.