- Hardcover: 320 pages
- Publisher: Amistad (April 14, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0062329189
- ISBN-13: 978-0062329189
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 41 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,071,744 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Miss Jessie's: Creating a Successful Business from Scratch---Naturally Hardcover – April 14, 2015
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“…cheerful, encouraging…Branch’s peppy tone and passion for her topic make this an energetic and positive read, and by the time the sisters ace their historic meeting with Target, securing nationwide distribution and the future of their business, readers will cheer right along with them.” (Publishers Weekly)
Miko offers lessons learned from her experience, solid advice for aspiring entrepreneurs, and family photos in this highly accessible blueprint for business success. (Vanessa Bush, Booklist)
“…a charming and candid memoir/business book…Branch intersperses the storytelling with inspiring and helpful business…Miss Jessie’s is a valuable entrepreneurial guide wrapped in a delightful and uplifting story.” (Success Magazine)
From the Back Cover
Miss Jessie's is a memoir and business guide rich with inspirational life lessons and unique business advice from Miko Branch, the Chief Executive Officer of the dynamic Miss Jessie's—the company that revolutionized the hair-care industry.
When Miko and her sister, Titi, were children, their grandmother Miss Jessie taught them independence and showed them the value of being "do it yourself" women, all while whipping up homemade hair concoctions at her kitchen table. As a co-founder of Miss Jessie's, Miko reveals how she and Titi applied their grandmother's lessons to create a successful business from scratch.
Miss Jessie's chronicles the Branch sisters' remarkable story. When they were children, their stern father encouraged them to become self-reliant and not to depend on their looks to get ahead. Taking this message to heart, they blossomed into business owners and leaders in their field, using ingenuity and without borrowing a dime. They soaked up the entrepreneurial and creative culture of the early hip-hop era on the streets of Brooklyn in the late 1990s, and in the high-end salons of Manhattan. They blended these inspirations to establish a business that has gone from their kitchen table to the shelves of major retailers around the globe, revolutionizing the hair-care industry.
A charming and enlightening look at the women behind the brand, Miss Jessie's is chock-full of entertaining stories and invaluable instruction that can be applied to any business: an authentic expression that the American Dream is possible.