Category Archives: entrepreneurship

The Sweetest 60 Seconds of Your Day

I often say that one of the best parts of running Baking for Good has been getting to know our awesome customers from across the country. Earlier this summer I posted on Twitter asking if there were any “budding filmmakers” … Continue reading

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For My Dad on Father’s Day

If you’re familiar with the story of Baking for Good, you’ll know that my mom plays a big role in it. I grew up baking with her, and it was a gift she received from a friend that inspired me … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs Who Inspire: Sarah LaFleur

Most of my friends from college I met when I was, well, in college.  Such is not the case for one of my closest friends, the beautiful and talented Sarah LaFleur of the newly launched Mémé LaFleur. Sarah and I were … Continue reading

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On Cookie Emergencies & Meltdowns

This is the story of a meltdown I had last week, and a meltdown I didn’t have this week. And there’s a lesson at the end. A little bit of back story: during the first year of Baking for Good’s … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2012

One of the hardest things about starting Baking for Good has been how difficult it is to take vacations. When it comes to weekends away and even long weekends away, I usually feel pretty blessed, because I can do most … Continue reading

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YouthTrade with a Side of Popcorn

One of the most interesting parts of running Baking for Good has been getting to know other young entrepreneurs, especially ones in the food space. Last week I had the privilege of representing Baking for Good at the first ever … Continue reading

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Untying Knots & Swimming with Sharks

“If you love gambling, swimming with sharks, spending hours untying knots and punching yourself in the face—you may be ready to start a company.” —Jake Nickell, founder and mission commander, Threadless All over the internet, you can find lists of … Continue reading

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Learning by Being Lean (In Time for Valentine’s Day!)

I always knew I would learn a lot by starting my own business: how to use QuickBooks, how to hire and possibly fire, how to decide which marketing opportunities are smart investments and which are less so, and how to … Continue reading

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Women Entrepreneurs Festival 2012

This week we baked lots and lots of cookies for a very special event held here in NYC: The Women Entrepreneurs Festival at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. It was fun to be able to go not just as a … Continue reading

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What Leaps Will You Take This Year?

If new years bring new resolutions, what do leap years bring? This afternoon I was interviewed by The Leapyear Project, an initiative that is encouraging people to take leaps this year, or, more specifically, “to take risks for good and share … Continue reading

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