January 23, 2018

Our Why

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Every business has a beginning and the “why” is the most important part of any business. Why do you do what you do? Why do you sacrifice rest and a social life in order to grow a business? There are two “whys” in my story. It wasn’t until my grandmother’s passing that I truly realized the positive impact she had on her family and her community. She was a big part of my childhood and
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January 17, 2018

Goals Achieved!

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Previously:  After our presentation, attendees from two conventions flock to buy our bow ties and I sign my very first autograph.   By the end of the second day of the Summit all that craziness was over, and we had actually made quite a number of sales just within those two days. It was a blessing, and even though we didn’t get an investment right off the bat, God had showed us the way, and
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Previously:  We give our presentation, attract a potential investor, and tell the story of Salome Olweya, founder of an important school for disabled kids. As we stepped off the stage I was a little bit heartbroken to not have gotten an investment right away. Our hopes had been so high. But at last we had a nibble, and some solid interest. Finally I got on my way and grabbed our clothing rack and started taking
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Previously:  We meet Nate Holzapfel of Mission Belt, who struck a deal with Daymond John. Then mingle and chat with other entrepreneurs who have a dream, like ourselves. Now it’s our turn. Morning dawns. We’re scared and excited. We haul our product displays downstairs … and at about 10 o’clock or 10:30 ish, we get to go up on stage and present our business. This could be where Ceiphers Clothing takes off. Understand, I can
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Previously:  We sold most of the bow ties needed for our presentation to a last-minute frantic buyer. Oops. Then I had the opportunity of meeting one of my long-time heroes: Daymond John. Lucky break – at the very beginning of the Summit, I got to meet Nate Holzapfel. He’s the founder of Mission Belt that was featured on Shark Tank about a year ago, and who ended up getting a deal with Daymond John. In their very
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