The Accidental Entrepreneur
People ask me all the time what made me start a mannequin business. After graduating from the University of Southern California, I worked primarily with Fortune 100 companies (Johnson & Johnson and United Airlines) and never EVER considered being self employed. But while working at a dot-com start up, surrounded by lots of serial entrepreneurs (most were younger than me) I stumbled upon an opportunity and ran with it. Here is my story. (And by the way before I started Mannequin Madness I had never worked in a retail store and had never touched a mannequin).