Archives for "May, 2011"

Posted by Megan on 25th May 2011

Book Review: Small Message, Big Impact

Who would think that something so small as an elevator pitch could be so hard to write? It’s one of those things I never think about until it actually comes time to deliver. I’ve felt many a times that my elevator speech was lacking but didn’t know if it was me or my lack of […]

Posted by Megan on 17th May 2011

This way or that way

What you’re looking at are 17 medium-sized priority flat rate boxes (in the soap closet) that were awaiting brochures (that came in….WITH A TYPO of course) I was hesitant to talk about this but I reminded myself that I have made a promise to all of you that I would keep it real about the […]

Posted by Megan on 10th May 2011

dealing with rejection in business

Dealing with rejection in life is hard enough. When you’re running a business it doesn’t get any easier, believe me! I’ve had a couple, few, lot of rejections from shows this year. Some have been ones I’m ALWAYS rejected from (glutton for punishment?), some are shows I’ve done before and that was especially hurtful. I […]

Posted by Megan on 5th May 2011

Call for Entries

Hey there, Are you self-employed and in our fair borough? Let me interview you! I’m looking for entrepreneurs in Brooklyn who want to talk about their ups, downs, and everything inbetween that goes with being self-employed in BK. I’ll feature you here, on twitter, and our facebook. All you gotta do is answer some questions! […]

Posted by Megan on 3rd May 2011

the inability to streamline my life

I run three blogs, badly. This, Metropolis, and Maya. I run two companies: Metropolis and Maya Essentials When I opened Maya in late 2010 I thought “this is it! Im doing everything right with this company! Adios, Metropolis!” Then some stuff happened with Metropolis. The micas I used for coloring the soaps became discontinued, there […]