My wife Carolyn and I met up with our friend Laresa at one of our favorite local restaurants (Carmel) to talk about possibly going in to business together. None of us had any real expectations but knowing that we all had a passion for entrepreneurship and were ready to try something new, we knew the meeting was worth it. We had ideas ranging from opening a coffee house, to having our own furniture store, ideas about a clothing and accessory company came u
One day Laresa posted on Facebook about how her son, Enso wanted to partner with her and do a clothing/accessory shop. Since Carolyn and I were already running a children's accessories company called "The Izzo Collection" she tagged us in the post. She had followed our start up and advised us from time to time. After being tagged, I reached out to Carolyn. Something told me that this could be a great collaboration. Carolyn agreed and after we thought abou
We get an email from a local manufacturer we’ve been working with and they provided us with a price quote that finally made sense! We haven’t been able to play ball with anyone so far, and this deal is within our playing field! Birthday wishes really DO come true!
I was very excited when I first received the call from Full Sail to come in and be a part of a guest panel! Then my nerves kicked in, and realized this is much different than other events I've been a part of. This was Full Sail University's Hall of Fame week! This is the week that people from all over the country, and past inductees come to meet and speak with the students. After I settled down, I was thrilled to be able to be a part of this event. The