Tag Archives: ways of doing business

Mover’s Spotlight on Nona Lim

So, Nona Lim, how did you start? What brought you into the CPG food industry, and where did you get the idea for Nona Lim?  Nona Lim: It’s a slightly long story. I grew up in Singapore, moved to London, worked there for eight years in management and software consulting before moving to the Bay […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Davina Kaonohi and ELĒMENT APOTHĒC

Tell us about yourself, Davina. How did Element Apothec come to be?  Davina Kaonohi: My journey towards Element Apothec began I started in the e-commerce space as a strategy and operations consultant. I’ve always been passionate about consumer goods and products that help people. I first got involved with the cannabis space a couple of […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Agua Bonita Founders Kayla Castañeda and Erin PonTell

So, we’ve never done double interviews before but I’m excited to do that with you guys at Agua Bonita. Where did the idea for the company start? How did it all begin?  Kayla Castañeda: The idea of Agua Bonita started from growing up with aguas frescas at home. Coming from a Hispanic household, it was […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Taylor Lamb and JUNA

Tell us about yourself, Taylor. Tell us how you got involved with JUNA and what you guys do.  Taylor Lamb: My name is Taylor Lamb. I’m the co-founder and CEO of JUNA, a women’s wellness brand. We formulate the most effective and most sustainable wellness product for our modern world. We know that women everywhere […]

How to be more creative? Pay attention.

In Joseph Gordon Levitt’s TED talk on How Craving Attention Makes You Less Creative,  he argues that if your sense of creativity is driven by a desire to get attention, you’re never going to be creatively fulfilled. This can be especially challenging if you’re an entrepreneur and social media visibility is part of your e-commerce […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Rana Lustyan and Edoughble

So, tell me about Edoughble. Walk me through your early days. How did it all come together?  Rana Lustyan: I came up with the idea for Edoughble in 2009 when a big food brand recalled all of their baking cookie dough because people were eating their cookie dough raw and ended up in the hospital […]

How businesses can save money in 2021

The year 2021 looks like it’s going to be more of the same thing. We can expect to continue working remotely and keeping our distance. At least until the summer, which by then the vaccines are expected to reach at 70-85% of the population. Meanwhile, life goes on. Entrepreneurs and small businesses must find ways […]

How outsourcing improves your business: real stories from real CEOs

What is outsourcing?  Simply put, outsourcing is hiring expertise outside of your organization to do a specific job. It’s easy to imagine why some companies would want to do that. For small businesses with few resources to spare, outsourcing is an effective strategy to improve their competitiveness. For businesses intending to expand, outsourcing is a […]

4 Things Entrepreneurs Wish They Did Differently and 1 Thing They’re Happy They Did

Looking back, 2020 will probably be remembered for the major disruptions to our health as individuals and as a society. At the same time, the nature of the disruption has dramatically scaled back the pace of our lives. With many forced to work from home, people have taken stock of their fortunes. We have learned […]

Mover’s Spotlight on Alex Bayer and Genius Juice

Genius Juices has had a lot of success in the past year or two, but we’d like to hear about where it all started. How did the business come together?  Alex Bayer: I started Genius Juice in 2014. Before that, I was an insurance agent for 7 years. I used to make myself a smoothie […]