December 7, 2016

Recap of #EntrepreneurIntervention, #GEW Twitter Chat with @RoxyKlein of NiftyCandy.com

This is the Twitter transcript of Financial Bin’s chat with Roxy Klein of NiftyCandy.com on Tuesday, November 15, 2011:

@FinancialBin: What is entrepreneurship to you? What does it take to be an entrepreneur?

@RoxyKlein: To me, it is all about the American Dream. It takes drive, energy, determination, and creativity to be an entrepreneur.

@FinancialBin: What was your first entrepreneurial experience?

@RoxyKlein: When I was 9, I started a little candy stand in front of my house. I think I took in about $30.00 and had lots of fun.

@FinancialBin: If you could give one piece of entrepreneurial advice to every college student, what would it be?

@RoxyKlein: Lots of research. Make sure your idea has not been done before, look into trademarks, research, research, research!

@FinancialBin: What were you doing prior to starting your current business?

@RoxyKlein: I started my current business my senior year of high school.

@FinancialBin: What did you wish you knew when you started that you know now as a business owner?

@RoxyKlein: The world is full of lots of good people. However there are some bad ones too. I wish I knew not to trust everyone,

@FinancialBin: Would you do anything differently?

@RoxyKlein: I am a glass is half full person, and I believe one thing always leads to another, thus I would not do anything differently.

@FinancialBin: What are your future plans in next year or so?

@RoxyKlein: Continue to grow http://niftycandy.com with new innovative products and new markets where my products can be sold.

@FinancialBin: Outside of your business, what do you enjoy doing?  What keeps you going outside of your business?

@RoxyKlein: I enjoy hiking, photography, and relaxing. My family and friends keep me going.

@FinancialBin: What is your favorite quote on business or entrepreneurship?

@RoxyKlein: “For every sale you miss because you’re too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you’re not enthusiastic enough.” – Zig Ziglar

@FinancialBin: Who would you want to play you in a movie about your business life and why?

@RoxyKlein: Emma Watson, since her acting can be serious and fun. Plus, I am a Harry Potter fan.

Make sure to check out @FinancialBin’s first book, Entrepreneur Intervention, available in paperback through Amazon and CreateSpace.