The Scrappy Entrepreneur Podcast aims to create smart, trustworthy, important content of the highest quality that informs and motivates entrepreneurs to grow their business.
As your host and fellow scrappy entrepreneur, I am here to help you do that, like a tour guide leading you to your favorite destination.
It is a continual question for me, “Are entrepreneurs born or made?” For me, I come from a family of aspiring and motivating entrepreneurs. From a young age, I was taught the power of hard work and was urged to go after any dream that I wanted. So, at the tender age of five, I started my first business. I sold leaves door to door in my small farm community in Pennsylvania.
My second business was also unique, but a bit more lucrative, and I started it while in High School after moving to Las Vegas, Nevada. Known as Newsletters for Free, it was created for Homeowners Associations (HOAs). These informative newsletters were distributed to HOA members and I kept the revenues from ad sales.
I then chose to pursue higher education. While studying, I fell in love with the art of storytelling on a class trip to Cuba with news reporters from around the world. After college, I worked as a news reporter and then made a transition into public relations and marketing, helping tell the stories of corporate CEOs, entrepreneurs, and business owners.
At age 25, I started MassMedia, an integrated communications firm in a small, rented cubicle. As a scrappy entrepreneur, I built MassMedia from the ground up, serving small start-ups to large national Fortune 500 companies. While under my leadership, It grew into an amazingly successful enterprise with more than 45 employees and $10 million in annual earnings.
Success, for me, was all about maintaining the right attitude and determination, plus having the grit to never give up and achieve the results I wanted.
I am anxious and passionate to now work to give back and serve others who want to be in the driver’s seat of their own destiny through a business of their own.
Thanking you for joining us!
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