Catch up on this week’s industry chatter with these click-worthy links:
- Downton Abbey might have ended, but tea time is alive and well in Canada, thanks in part to entrepreneur Tonia Jahshan, Founder and President of Ontario-based Steeped Tea. Jahshan, recently named Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneur, told Canadian Business the story behind her $20-million loose-leaf tea direct selling business.
- Knowledge@Wharton, the online business journal of The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, shared insights from serial entrepreneur Jessica Herrin on cultivating an entrepreneurial spirit. The founder and CEO of Stella & Dot outlines what she calls the 6 P’s of the “entrepreneurial spirit” in an excerpt from her new book, Find Your Extraordinary: Dream Bigger, Live Happier, and Achieve Success on Your Own Terms.
- Keaton Row’s Co-Founder and CEO, Cheryl Han, believes the current wave of e-commerce is all about making people’s lives better, not just easier. The service she helped to launch takes a similar approach to personal styling, with a focus on building personal relationships and improving wardrobes with fewer, smarter pieces. Han spoke to Forbes about the company’s styling philosophy, raising capital, and what’s next for Keaton Row.
- Isagenix is going Hollywood for its annual Gala Awards, coming in August to Celebration 2016, the company’s annual salesforce event. To host the awards night, Isagenix is bringing in Mario Lopez, star of Saved by the Bell and host of MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew and Emmy-winning entertainment show Extra.
- In a boon for area businesses, Nu Skin North Korea has selected Sydney as the destination of a five-day incentive trip slated for 2017. Following this year’s Nu Skin Greater China Success Trip to Sydney, the multibillion-dollar cosmetics and nutrition company said it plans to bring 1,400 of its North Korean Consultants Down Under.