Diva Spotlight: Discovery Toys

Business Name:
Discovery Toys

Website Address:
http://www.discoverytoysinc.com

Year Business Was Founded:
1978

Tell us about your business:
Discovery Toys combines multiple levels of learning in every toy and safety and quality standards beyond the national standards.

What inspired you to start your business?
I was working at a job that didn’t give me much tme with my children and having a son who has ADHD he was using alot of the toys and games in school and I knew it would be a great company to work with.

What has been the biggest challenge in your business and how have you dealt with it?
The biggest challenge to me is showing people how easy it is to incorporate the whole family into utilizing what DT products have to offer. I have gone into household and acutally done demo’s on how to use the toys and games in everyday life.

What would you say has contributed to your business success?
The corporate office is great about communicating with all thier consultants and my manager is always giving us tips on thinking outside the box and lots of training materiel.

What advice would you like to offer to other women/moms who are thinking about starting a business?
To find something you are passionate about that way when you talk to prospects they can feel that what you are saying comes from the heart.

What is your favorite tool/resources you use for your business andwhy?
I always keep an excel spreadsheet on everyone I have done parties for or have met at functions so when I do followup calls I know what they have purchased in the past and ages in thier family.

Share one business goal you have for your business:
My biggest goal for 2011 is to take my business from part time to full time.

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