The Defining Moment: CNN and The Door That Opened Wide

Author: Kip Marlow

January 26th, 2012

Christopher Hanks, co-author of School For Startups calls it the defining moment in entrepreneurship. It’s that moment when an epiphany comes to you; like NOW is the time to start a business.  Tierra Destiny Reid lived that moment when, during a maternity leave from a big corporation, heard that her entire department was being eliminated.  On CNN!

Instead of feeling sorry for herself, Tierra turned it into her defining moment and called the layoff “the door that opened wide”. She always wanted to start her own company and now the opportunity came.

In a recent radio interview, Tierra talked about this door, and the great success she’s had after her corporate life.

Listen here.