Well the first year was a complete rush! I started a bug business from nothing…NOTHING! No, not a business killing bugs. I actually set out to promote the love for the bug. My company fascinates and educates children with nature’s little mini beasts - bugs. We do Science and nature presentations for schools and camps as well as offer teachers and parents educational Science toys, gifts, and kits online at www.CoolBugStuff.com.
I have achieved many successes in the past 12 months (a few more than my failures). The company has grown month after month, I have business coming to me, the word is out about my company and things look good on my balance sheet. The best part…the lights are still on!
This year is on track to surpass last and I have even ordered my own custom embroidered shirts (I must big time now!). But I feel that the first year is not the true test. It feels fake to break open the
I felt like celebrating the day I left someone else’s company to start my own but I just don’t know if I have the right reasons to blow up balloons and eat cake just yet.
Anyway, I do want to thank the staff and entire community at StartUp Nation for encouraging, supporting, advising, and inspiring me to hang my own sign up 365 days ago.
Have a Creepy Crawly Day!