Raising your Family and your Business Without Losing your Mind or your ShirtBook - 2011
From designing better baby shoes all the way to producingerotic videos, mompreneurs have been shaking up theworld of business even while working carpool to carpool. Formany women, self-employment is the answer to the challengeof combining work and family, which is why over 900,000 entrepreneursin Canada are women (many of them moms)--it'sone of the fastest growing segments of the Canadian economy.But starting a successful, lasting business isn't as simple as puttingdown the diaper bag and picking up a briefcase. Drawingon their own experiences as successful mompreneurs and thatof mompreneurs across Canada and the U.S., Amy Ballon andDanielle Botterell cover all the bases:
* Deciding to take the plunge--is mompreneurship the answer?
* Researching your business idea and developing a businessand marketing plan
* Navigating the early stages of planning and financing
* Balancing your business and family in the early stages and asyour business (and child) grows
* Handling surprises and setbacks and managing growth
With informative sidebars and tips from Rebecca Reuber,Canada's leading expert on entrepreneurship, Mom Inc. is afriendly and hands-on look at the truth about mompreneurshipand the challenges of juggling business and family, and an authoritativeguide on how to start and run a successful business.