Two Of My Biggest Character Flaws

I had just shown my proprietary blueprints for a ground-breaking digital media project it took me a year to build at immeasurable cost to potential competitors in meetings in New York. I didn’t want to wake up one day to see someone else calling MY BIG DREAM theirs, so I decided to hold my own PRIVATE EQUITY SUMMIT.

A lack of patience is probably one of my biggest character flaws. My passion can also sometimes make me come on too strong. At this point, I had an overabundance of both.

Kim Lavine with Terry Cross

Kim Lavine with Terry Cross

In late January, in the midst of a blizzard, I tested the waters by hosting a kick-off at my H.O.M.E. office in Grand Haven, Michigan, a small venue in a small town, where dozens of women entrepreneurs from across the U.S. and Canada came to pitch real investors.

I hadn’t seen media frenzy that we attracted since the launch of MOMMY MILLIONAIRE, but I was in for another paradigm shift.