April 24th, 2008
When I was growing up on a dairy farm, the sons and daughters learned about their parents’ work from an early age. We became involved as soon as we could do some chores and were expected to help with the family enterprise.
When my mom began operating a small country grocery store when I was in […]
December 19th, 2007
In the apprentice challenge this week, we’re to relate to Kay, our prototype entrepreneur, a success story that might inspire her. I discovered recently that success isn’t always what you think it is, Kay.
My Mother, the Country Grocer
When I consider business success stories, I now think of my mom, who, with no experience, took over the operation […]