It takes a lot more than an idea to build a business, but there can’t be a business without the idea. So we asked folks who’ve built wonderful businesses to tell us about how they came up with the idea in the first place.

Clarissa Losito | Carpenter & Contractor

My husband, Matthew, & I purchased our first house in 2016. I had a lot of free time that summer & wanted to make our house “home-y”, so I took a trip to Home Depot to purchase outdoor furniture. While looking at their prices, I found it absolutely outrageous that they were charging ten to twenty times more than the cost of the material to build their furniture. Read more>>

Michael D. Tidwell | Soundscape. Ambient, and Meditation Music Composer

Michael D. Tidwell is not only whom I represent, its the overarching idea of excellence, leadership, collaboration, and quality. Prior to creating this artistic representation of myself, I thought about what needed to be done in order to cause a stir of establishment and notoriety to the field of soundscape, ambient, and meditation music. Read more>>

Meghana Kunapareddy | High School Junior

The idea for the Sustainabilidate Podcast definitely came from my love for debate. So, I have done debate and public speaking since 7th grade, and one thing that’s always remained a consistent topic has been this notion of sustainability and dealing with the environment of a fast-growing world. Read more>>