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Dear Entrepreneur: Letters from Those That Have Made it And Are Making It Happen by Andrew Blackman, Danny Bailey

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Junior’s Pantry

Dear Entrepreneur,

So has the light bulb gone off or has it been an idea slowly cooking in your brain for months or even years? For me it was a light bulb moment pure and simple. I hadn’t intended to ever start my own business, I had worked in the City for years and had always thought that this would be what I would do, although I hadn’t been very happy for several years.

I was lucky I got the opportunity to move on and I thought I would be a stay-at-home mother for the first time (see I’m not a typical entrepreneur, I’m over 40, have children, live in the countryside – not the young thrusting type you might expect!) But it was exactly this experience of being at home that gave me the idea for my business. I was cooking a ...

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