Chrissy Weems Case Study

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Chrissy Weems ' Success: Origami Owl, Creative Entrepreneurship, and Motherhood

Many would have to agree that time management is an important facet of being a mother. With so many hats to wear, one could only hope to be resilient enough to find success as an entrepreneur.This is what Chrissy Weems did, as she worked alongside her daughter, Bella Weems in

starting Origami Owl.

Graduating from Arizona State University with a degree in Fine Art, Mrs. Weems always had a passion for creativity. She would often sketch and tinker with possible product ideas that were unique and expressed her true self as well as others. She was instrumental in helping her daughter, Bella create customizable lockets that women can personalize with charms that
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What started out as a dream to have a car for her 16th birthday has turned into an incredible jewelry business that strives to help others reach their goals through flexible entrepreneurship.

4. How have those jobs prepared you for what you do now?

Having a job helps you to understand the value of money and hard work, and helps you learn from people and how they operate their own businesses. Learning and understanding inventory management as well as some of the more tactical facets of business have helped me navigate challenges.

5. Describe the best day of work you’ve ever had.

The best day of work I have ever had happened as a result of our Live

Sparkly campaign. Our community came together and voted to gift a new

wheelchair accessible minivan to a single mother and her son. I will never

forget the feeling I had watching the joy on their faces and knowing a

burden had been lifted.

6. How do you keep yourself motivated?

The key to being motivated is understanding why you do what you do. At

Origami Owl, we have set out to make a difference and to be a Global Force

For Good through creating entrepreneurship and inspiring a community
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