Mommy Millionaire

How I Turned My Kitchen Table Idea into a Million Dollars and How You Can, Too!

Kim Lavine

St. Martin's Griffin

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 Mommy Millionaire is the one-stop resource guide for budding entrepreneurs. It is filled with real-world advice, lessons, and secrets on how to make a million dollars from a mom who took her kitchen table idea to the nation's top retailers and angel investors while keeping her family her top priority. Kim Lavine gives you all the tools you need to create your fortune, including how to:

Develop and patent an idea while saving thousands.

Become a pro at manufacturing and distribution.

Raise capital from angel investors.

Get on QVC.

Break down the doors of big retailers.

Create an exit strategy the will net you millions!

Crammed with detailed information designed to simplify the fundamentals of starting and running your own business, Mommy Millionaire reveals proven strategies for success. Lavine shares rare insights and insider secrets nobody else will tell you about what it takes to launch a successful business from your own home. You'll go from wanting success to achieving it, from dreaming of a million dollars to getting it.

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Chapter One


My Own Incredible


Discerning opportunity in the day’s mundane moments is the instinct necessary to entrepreneurial survival; having the courage and the ability to act upon opportunity is what essentially separates those who succeed from those who fail.

Risk Equals Reward—Big Risk Equals Big Reward

How do you turn your kitchen table idea into a million dollars? How do you become a successful entrepreneur? There are many books that detail all the abilities and strengths that need to be brought to the task, but it’s

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Praise for Mommy Millionaire

"Mommy Millionaire is loaded with resources for a fledgling business person--woman or man--armed with a good idea and boundless energy."
--USA Today
“Top-notch how-to guide on launching a business... Lavine's human and authoritative story makes this one of the most engaging and useful resources available for readers hoping to convert their passion into a healthy company... A rare gem.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Strategy and Business Magazine chose Mommy Millionaire as one of the best business books of 2007: “Kim Lavine’s memoir-cum-business-primer breaks new ground in the crowded field of startup sagas. By seamlessly blending the epiphanies that she gained through launching a business with practical lessons, Lavine has packaged a core set of new-venture tenets into something fresh and relevant.”
  “Mommy Millionaire is an inspiring gift and roadmap to success for anyone who's ever had a dream.”
—Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D., #1 New York Times bestselling author of How Did I Get Here
“Lavine has good tips for anyone interested in launching a home-based business.”
Library Journal

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About the Author

Kim Lavine

KIM LAVINE is founder and president of Green Daisy, Inc., maker of Fun, natural products for a happy life.™  An award-winning writer and former journalist, Kim lives in Grand Haven, Michigan with her husband, Dave, and their two sons.

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Mommy Millionaire
How I Turned My Kitchen Table Idea into a Million Dollars and How You Can, Too!
Kim Lavine

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
February 2008
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312354718
ISBN10: 0312354711
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 368 pages

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e-Book Agency
St. Martin's Press
February 2007
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429917032
ISBN10: 1429917032
352 pages

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