Interview with BANGS Shoes Hannah Davis
Every great entrepreneurial triumph starts off with an inspiring and unlikely story of what had to happen to make one person's dream a reality that ended up changing the lives of thousands, or even millions. Although Hannah Davis' story with BANGS Shoes is still in progress, her start has all of the makings mbt outlet of an intriguing and impactful journey that is making a positive difference. Through perseverance, passion, and hard work, Hannah has taken a serendipitous experience in China, and has brought that vision to life in North America. Although the idea was conceptualized in early 2010, the first paid of BANGS took several years of hard work.
Hannah Davis mbt scarpe outlet is founder and CEO of BANGS Shoes. BANGS Shoes is a social enterprise that has turned a common Chinese military style shoe into a fashionable, philanthropic endeavor. BANGS donates a portion of the profits from each pair of their shoes they sell to a nonprofit partner based on the type of shoe. BANGS currently has 6 colors of shoes, each with a different nonprofit mbt shoes discontinued partner and philanthropic focus. Foundation See the BANGS Shoes story here.
Making BANGS Shoes a Reality
In response to the question "What had to happen to make BANGS a reality," Hannah gave three challenges that had to be overcome, two of which have been accomplished, the third BANGS is still working on.
1. Making the shoes. Figure mbt sandals out how to mass manufacture the shoe and import into the United States from China. This was a two year process.
2. Find nonprofit partners. "The biggest part of the BANGS mission is to partner with organizations that focus on sustainable developmentmany amazing causes all around the world, and we have 6 colors of shoes. How do you pick 6 organizations out mbt boots of all of the amazing ones?"
3. Engaging with consumers. "At the end of the day, BANGS can't be a successful humanitarian aid to anybody unless we're selling shoes." This is still a work in progress.
Hannah will be speaking at the 2013 CEO National Conference in Chicago, October 31 November 2. Her talk will be about overcoming obstacles, which mbt uk she has had to do in various ways since starting BANGS from learning the laws and ins and outs of importing and exporting, to marketing and sales. Hannah credits BANGS to surrounding herself with a strong team and persevering through obstacles.
Q: How can a young entrepreneur know if they should keep sticking with their business idea and dream or timberland roll top boots change their focus to a new business idea or job?
A: "If you're even considering not doing itthat's it. If you don't believe in it, no one else is going to."
After coming up with the idea, Hannah never looked back and was able to accomplish her dreams by following her passion and having an unmatched level of determination.
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Have you always been entrepreneurial? "I would have to say no. I have a political science degree and a minor in Mandarin. My passion resides in the possibility to make a positive difference, and my path has led me to use a business plan in that capacity."