Tell me a bit about yourself:
I love hair. I love to cook. I love swimming. I’m like a mermaid in the water. I love water. I love being at home. If there is food and alcohol that’s my party. I’m 28, I have 3 kids my oldest is 12. I want more kids plus I plan to be a successful business owner.
My Business: Mujer Hermosa
I want to learn how to speak Spanish, it’s my favourite language. I want to speak it fluently. Mujer Hermosa sounds rich, it will sell. Mujer Hermosa in Spanish means beautiful woman.
I plan on selling hair and eventually start making my own hair products: shampoos conditioner hair oils, they will all be under the name Mujer Hermosa.
The juices are flowing everything is coming together. You can’t cheat the game. It’s coming along nicely. I’m learning a lot of things I didn’t’ know before. We have so many great P2P mentors. Everything is falling into place today. I registered my business today. I want to work on the website next. I’m also an artist, I draw, I’m drawing my own Mujer Hermosa logo.
The hair will be different kinds of hair. All the hair I purchase will be from the temple, hair that was sacrificed. A lot of Asians grow it long and sacrifice it at the temple. When babies are born they grow their hair long and then shave it off. And it grows back thicker, its quality hair. Its virgin hair non-processed. So you can do whatever you want — bleach it, dye it, curl it. You have to treat it like your own hair. I’ll be selling the hair. That’s what I’m doing.
Being a mother is difficult and rewarding. Having kids teaches me a very important lesson I can take to my business: Patience.
What keeps you up at night?
Sometimes it’s my past that keeps me up at night, my trials and tribulations. And sometimes it’s my future, how will things be in 5 years? What type of businesses will I have? What car will I drive? Where will I be living? My mind wanders a lot, I think of a million things at once, my mind is always racing, that’s what keeps me up at night.
What was the best piece of advice you ever received?
Mind the business that pays you. Which means mind your own business. There’s nothing wrong with being helpful, but sticking your nose in other’s situation isn’t helpful. Everyone has to be through their own screw-up. They have to feel things for themselves. Everyone has to learn on their own. You tell children not to touch the stove, they still do it until they touch it themselves and get burned. People will always somehow find a way to do what they want to do. Their struggles and their journey has to be personal, for their own reason.
What was the worst piece of advice you ever received?
Fight. That’s the worst advice I’ve ever taken. You and someone have a disagreement. A messed up friend says fight, knock them out. But fighting doesn’t make anything right.