Archives for "May, 2012"

Posted by Megan on 29th May 2012

There is much to do

  I’ve begun a manic campaign again. It’s completely unrealistic  and frankly, I’m disappointed in myself for trying to pull this together so quickly. My goal: Save $8,000 by the end of July. This will pay for booths for both NYIGF and Expo East. Assuming of course that there ARE booths left by then, as […]

Posted by Megan on 28th May 2012

Monday Motivation

If it really was a no-brainer to make it on your own in business there’d be millions of no-brained, harebrained, and otherwise dubiously brained individuals quitting their day jobs and hanging out their own shingles. Nobody would be left to round out the workforce and execute the business plan. – Bill Rancic

Posted by Megan on 21st May 2012

Monday Motivation

The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it. – Debbi Fields

Posted by Megan on 17th May 2012

Book Review: Bag the Elephant by Steve Kaplan

One of the goals for many companies that want to grow is to get into the big, conglomerate companies, like P&G, Bloomingdales, etc. That is, essentially, who this book is for. But there is a caveat to that. While reading this book, it came across to me as more of a demotivator than a motivator. […]

Posted by Megan on 15th May 2012

what summer brings

Summer is teaming up to be a busy season for me, strategy-wise (sales wise, who knows?!). In addition to running Metropolis as is, I’m also working on the new look of the company. So far it’s all coming together well, but as with most things, it’s going to take some serious budgeting and cost-measuring. It’s […]