A Powerful Dream

After working in the construction industry, Barbara K decided that it was time to empower women with home-improvement tools better suited for them. See how she achieved her powerful dream.
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After working in the construction industry, Barbara K decided that it was time to empower women with home-improvement tools better suited for them. See how she achieved her powerful dream.

Name
Barbara K

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City / State
New York, NY

What was your big dream?
When I was 20 my big dream was to be a multi millionaire by the time I was 30.

How did you accomplish it?
Working 48/7 and networking, networking, networking , focus, focus focus.

Where did you find inspiration to get started?
Nobody thought I could…it’s amazing how you can turn negativity into something positive. I continue to get stimulated on a daily basis from people, places and various situations. I use all of this as a form of inspiration.

What motivated you to keep going?
After 9/11 I pretty much lost everything and was going through a divorce with a young son. Various milestones and challenges in my life both good and bad could have been just construed as negative but I learned from all these situations and used these experiences to guide me in the right direction. I just kept forging ahead…

What's your next Big Dream?
To build a billion dollar business.

When you were 5 what did you want to be when you grew up?
Rich

What about when you were 15?
Cool

Now, what do you want to be when you grow up?
Powerful and an inspiration to young girls.

What book is on your night stand?
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

What's your Guilty Pleasure? (Grey's Anatomy, Peppermint Mocha Lattes)
Eating 5oz of Beluga caviar in one sitting.

What song moves you?
“Welcome to the Jungle” by Guns & Roses

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