Parentpreneurs: What Being a Parent Can Teach You About Business

Parentpreneurs: What Being a Parent Can Teach You About Business

Why do parents make great entrepreneurs, and vice versa? How does parenting have anything to do with business, anyway?

This month, the carnies share their experiences with parenthood (or, for some, pet ownership!) and how it has made them better at business.

Click through the links to read all of their anecdotes and advice, and feel free to add your own in the comments!


Nick Armstrong of WTF Marketing
Baby Blues and Buyers Remorse: Expectations are Everything
@WTFMarketing
facebook.com/WTFMarketing

Téa Silvestre of Word Chef
My Big Why: On Motives, Mentors and Defining Moments
@teasilvestre
facebook.com/mywordchef

Sharon Hurley Hall
7 Lessons from a Write at Home Parent
@SHurleyHall
facebook.com/SharonHurleyHall

Melanie Kissell of Solo Mompreneur
The Parent [Preneur] Trap
@melaniekissell
facebook.com/SoloMompreneur

Sandy McDonald of Why You Must Blog
Blogging is Your Legacy
@theclanmaker
facebook.com/whyyoumustblog

Molly McCowan of Inkbot Editing
How My Dog Makes Me a Better Editor
@InkbotEditor
facebook.com/InkbotEditing

Nicole Fende of The Numbers Whisperer
Kidproof Your Small Biz Profits
@NicoleAFende
facebook.com/SmallBizFinance

Blaze Lazerony
3 Rapid Fire Decision Making Strategies for Entrepreneurs
@blazelazarony
facebook.com/BlazeABrilliantPathwithBlazeLazarony

Annie Sisk of Pajama Productivity
Productivity for Parental Couch Warriers
@AnnieSisk
facebook.com/PajamaProductivity

Image Source: Trapeze artists in circus, lithograph by Calvert Litho. Co., 1890.

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