On this week’s “You’ve Got This,” I talk with Hope Oriabure Hunter about how being a mompreneur means we sometimes fail as moms. As a career sales professional, Hope could sell anything she believed in as long as it helped the people she sold it to. She spent years honing her skills to a razor’s edge across several different industries. Now she has transitioned those skills to entrepreneurship as the founder and CEO of Black-Tie Babysitting, Inc. a special occasion on-site childcare service. She also serves as a liaison with the community, vendors, and other local marketing partners to strategize and align Black-Tie Babysitting’s services with what the marketplace requires. By servicing events such as weddings, business meetings, and other occasions it is a win-win for all parties involved. She uses her passion for children and families as a platform to talk about the unique challenges of being a mompreneur and real-life solutions to make the journey a little smoother.
“Some days, I’m an incredible entrepreneur, an incredible business owner, and a terrible mom. Sometimes, I’m a great mom and a terrible business owner, and that’s just because it doesn’t balance out,” Hope says. “One of my favorite quotes is that we expect women to work like they don’t have children and to raise children as if they don’t work.”
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