Mom Entrepreneur: Lucinda Cross
Business: Corporate Mom Dropouts
Corporate Mom Dropouts is a full service marketing outsourcing and implementation firm with a focus on reaching, influencing and training women and mom business owners. We help small business owners target mompreneurs by placing their brand within a “listening” environment. Our services include direct marketing, seminars and strategy.
What inspired you to start your business?
My children and my passion for supporting women in taking their business ideas from conception to reality.
How long have you been in business?
What did you do in your past work life?
I was a Staff Liaison and a Parent Coordinator
Describe your ideal workday.
I work 5 hours a day for 4 days and i typically spend my time consulting business moms on effective marketing strategies and managing a lot of the back end details.
What have been some of your major successes?
Building a team, building a list and establishing my credibility.
What have been some of your major challenges?
Offline media marketing, I have been glued to social media for the past year.
On those impossible days, what motivates you to keep going?
A conversation with another successful mompreneur and spending some me time at the water front.
Do you have a motivational quote?
If at first you don’t succeed try, try again
What is your balancing secret in managing a business and family?
Outsourcing and creating a focus day calendar.
If there was one piece of advice you could give to your children about running a successful business, what would it be?
Treat your clients with love.
Do you have a favorite business tool and/or resource?
Yes Basecamphq.com and TheMomEntrepreneur.com
What is next for your business?
Tired of making money for someone else? Did your boss just take credit for the new procedure you devised? But most of all, did you miss your child’s last sports game or dance recital because you just couldn’t get the time off?
If you contemplate leaving the corporate world or have already done so, you are not alone. If you are looking to spend more time with your family, building a lifestyle you love, contact Corporate Mom Dropouts, where you can connect and get million dollar ideas and the implementation to go with it.
Your two cents sales pitch?
Everyone can benefit from a Virtual Assistant! Make the decision to free up your time to concentrate on the things you really love doing!
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