Melissa Tyler, body jewelry designer and small business incubator
In this interview, we’ll learn how she went from creative child entrepreneur to body jewelry designer and small business incubation leader. Follow @TummyToys
3 Lessons from the Interview
What Melissa did after her first prototypes were rejected
How $3,000 and 1 pivotal decision launched Melissa’s jewelry business
How a healthy financial portfolio and learning to use a floor polisher helped Melissa create 17 new businesses and 22 new jobs
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Quote of the Day
“An entrepreneur is described as someone who’s willing to work 16 hours a day for themselves rather than working 8 hours a day for someone else.”
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Getting to Know Melissa Tyler
What is a helpful habit?
Time management: organizing my day so that I do certain tasks at certain times and don’t get distracted
What is a helpful resource for you?
Doing visual image searches instead of word searches
Who is a helpful person that helped you on your journey?
My husband; also, other businesspeople and entrepreneurs in Boston, who have so readily offered assistance when asked
What is your purpose on this planet?
To share, to help, to make my community a better place to live and enable others to do the same
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