Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Getting to Know Katie Brown

Katie Brown is an American home and gardening television show host, author, actress, and trained art historian.

Brown opened her first store called "Goat", which was located in Los Angeles and Mackinac Island, Michigan. It was a popular antique store and cafe. Katie has been serving up dime-store domesticity on Lifetime Television's Next Door with Katie Brown since October 1997. She has opened her own workshops in Los Angeles, New York, and Bridgehampton.

During a recent interview available through Prendismo, Brown shared thoughts on the challenges and rewards of building a business. Some clips from the interview follow...

"First of all, women who think that the entrepreneurial track would not be family friendly...it could not be further from the truth. It is incredibly family friendly...because I set my own hours, I set my own boundaries. I am the boss."

In this clips, Katie Brown explains the challenge of "being" the brand...