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So here's a question for you -- have a dream a dream you'd love to turn into a successful business most of us do but how do you actually do it.
Well there are real people who've gotten off their butts and turn their hobbies their passions into a profitable life's work.
And three of them are here with me right now to share their secrets of success -- Marcus creator of the Bonnie -- collection.
Came -- CEO and founder of shame on Jane.
And Jenny rips founder of polls -- through that it is owls -- please good to see all three of you.
So let me start with you Bonnie.
Tony you know what you're doing before and how you decided that you could one day have this stationary that we scene for us.
Star -- -- worked -- fashion actually right here in New York City for designer Diane von Furstenberg.
And -- I loved fashion I've planned her son's wedding is round and then it fell in love with event planning.
I was -- the director of special -- here in the city for the 92 street Y.
And every night at Clinton events for -- celebrity are an author on their book tour and they realize that there are -- Stylish fashion about fun invitations in the market -- my passion for fashion and with my knowledge of event planning.
And it started my -- stationery company -- stylish stationery company.
Now it's ten years later and in addition to having thousands and thousands of invitation designs we also license our designs because I license I designs to American greetings for greeting cards for line for target well.
And onto electronics company where -- my -- -- page comments so.
And ever growing switzer and have little idea turned into a huge enterprise a -- yes you do jewelry what did you -- be our fifth.
I wasn't turning.
Then I have three children and what I wanted to do since kindergarten was happening until a company it's really wanna Ellis went and -- I love being let love having -- -- as they love everything I've done up until now.
And -- a lot of -- has helped me to start -- -- -- But all day long I have so much fun with my friends -- -- me.
And he's calling -- -- -- now -- I -- mentally to reflect that so I started doing the same size aren't doing fun things like candy I love candy so everything has looked like candidate.
Coming up color I -- about it it.
And I also means you -- glad you did -- just because I heard you -- new into Twitter.
And oh my -- it's so it says add to Gretchen Carlson how -- Well thank you so much I can see why these would be popular.
Well that's a fascinating story there and being a lawyer you say helped you see I use your whole career in -- to anyone and everyone can do about no matter what -- -- -- -- exactly okay Jenny.
-- -- -- right now this time what is it pretty well Salisbury.
-- -- Fresh created in -- batches and it's intended to be paired with spirits and done.
Hi sorted develops this night background before this was marketing and because at that.
And it's very social I was hosting lot of events on that home and also.
Going out and I just found that I was so frustrated with sugary mixers between -- on.
He then like in Manhattan you could have won that she was pretty clunky and I just thought I a would like a better way to -- -- like something that's light and refreshing it has less calories unseat us.
That's just like an idea that you think of at night like well how would -- taste with the vodka that -- And Italy have owls they have -- -- right now the point of this segment besides celebrating with the three of you have to have done is how can help other people.
Sitting at -- humidity have written it on a post it note had this idea how -- go from the idea.
To the full fruition -- tips exactly well I mean one and my -- is to really think about.
What they're trying to achieve and sort of -- -- a feasibility plan content.
If you have sort of -- -- -- inspired -- you can really dig into it and understands just.
What that costs -- and down and how you -- you -- it achieve it and laid it out and business plan I think that that's really the first way to sort of get started on your journey can't.
-- in the opposite I was.
Because I think so many of us are really scared I know I was I was so scared to fail right and I -- Seles is really holding me back and it's.
And I'm feeling like it was more of an education and attorney I was -- business.
So I really didn't have a plan and I and I was able to.
Since they didn't have a plan I would say exe should have a plan I didn't have a plan but and you're able to change along the way because you don't know what's gonna hurt that would.
You know thinking -- the best thing in the world and it really doesn't matter in the hands on.
I think he's backing I'm like canes that I started as a paper company which has six that's up ten years ago but obviously -- -- not -- man says things have changed.
So now and now we're licensing the designs and -- gone on -- on his other products I think it's important to think outside the box is Emily she's your eyes open to what's changing your own industry as science and technology day here -- some of the other bullet points that you had said ask questions.
Set realistic goals.
Buoyant optimistic -- that connection that I can see how it being -- negative if you weren't successful right away.
Know your numbers and seek out advisors and be open to their advice and criticism but I -- Well ladies all the best to you and congratulations on your success thankfully we've inspired.
People out there watching thing to do that very same thing thank you and I think they're having us.
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