“It’s wonderful to be able to choose the projects that interest me the most. It’s also nice to know I can’t get laid off.” — Michael Phipps
“The job market is so uncertain these days, and we feel owning our own business has given us a feeling of security that we never had before.”
“At the end of day, if I have accomplished something great, then I know it. I am not looking for that validation from upper management.”
“Often times in corporate America, slackers get paid just as well as those who work hard. If we do well, it’s because we worked for it.”
“My experience in the printing industry taught me that things don’t always go as planned, but a little ingenuity and creativity can get the job
“When working out of a home studio it’s a struggle to balance your work life and your personal life. It is important to not neglect either.”
“Having a safety net allows you to continue to design and create out of passion, rather than necessity or fear.”
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Taking inspiration from her great-grandmother, Claire’s line embodies her love for vintage lingerie with a modern twist.
“It truly makes my day when I see a photo of a child wearing one of my products. I love that my clothing can be a part of someone’s special occasion.”
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“Life is too short to settle for a mediocre job you’re only ho-hum about. When you start down a creative, entrepreneurial path, the sky is the l
“My business is growing right now to the point that in the next year or so having employees and moving my studio out of the house is on the horizon.”
“A friend called and said, ‘Mine, I found a great marketplace for your work,’ — and that it was global. That was the greatest news.”
“I began thinking that maybe I had a future in this. It was exciting, and scary at the same time.”