Kendra Scott on Building a Family Friendly Business
Fashion is a business where success is as fleeting as the newest fad. Yet, Kendra Scott, who started her jewelry business with $500 and a spare bedroom, has taken the industry by storm. SUCCESS staffer Paige Dungan sat down witih Scott to discuss how she keeps family and philanthropy at the center of her multimillion-dollar company.
This interview appears on the SUCCESS Talks Collection April 2016 edition.
- How Kendra Scott picked up the pieces of her first failed business and how it fueled her next success
- Scott's solution to work-life balance? Build a company that puts family first. Here's how you can do the same.
- Why 1,000 people call her Mama Kay and why that's indicative of her company's culture
- Where the designer draws inspiration so she can create new jewelry pieces season after season
- Why Kendra Scott stores have given away more than 50,000 pieces of jewelry
- Scott explains "Caught you in your Kendra" cards
Favorite Quote From This Episode:
"When I started Kendra Scott Jewelry out of the extra bedroom of my home, I decided early on that I would never say no. If someone called me and needed something for non-profit I would always have something to give. I could make a pair of earrings. I could make a necklace. What matters to our customers, matters to us." — Kendra Scott
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