Occupation: Author and Businesswoman
Profile: C.E.O. and founder of the Lillian Vernon Corporation in 1951. Best known as the Mail-Order Maven of America.
Number of Quotes: 2
I didn't realize it then, but everything I ever needed to know about selling I was learning at my kitchen table: I was learning how to identify, find, and keep customers.
It's one of life's ironies that the more you can prove that you don't need a loan, the better your chances usually are of getting one. This is especially true for start-up businesses.