The Ellie Blog

Happiness, Health & Hard Work

Entrepreneur Sells Baby to Fund Startup

Growing up, my dad used to come up to me before my soccer games and say, “Son, winning isn’t everything.” Then he would take a long pause, grab my shoulders, gaze deeply  into my eyes, and say,“Winning is the only thing.” He loved quoting his favorite coach, Vince Lombardi. This quote made me realize that

The Five Benefits of Running for Entrepreneurs

By Regina Vatterott Brace yourself. I am about to be admittedly cliché for a moment. Starting a company is a marathon, not a sprint.Stick with me. I have always been a runner, but took it much more seriously this past year. In addition to competing with St. Edward’s NCAA II Women’s Cross Country, I also

6 Ways to Keep You & The Planet Healthy

1. Proper disposal of medications The first tip concerns your medicine cabinet. Just as you might need to clean out your pantry from expired food, it is also important to toss out expired medications. The reason is that you or someone you know might take them by mistake. Injecting expired medications is not encouraged. For a

Our 6 Favorite Things about Elephants

When people see our logo, one of the first things they ask is “Why elephants?” to which we reply, “Why not?” Elephants are beloved creatures with many talents. Our team wanted to have an elephant as our logo in order to reflect their qualities in our brand. Here are six of our favorite things about

5 Easy Yoga Poses to Reduce Stress

Being an entrepreneur means long hours, short lunch breaks, and not much free time. Over time this combination metastasizes into stress. The problem is with rigorous schedules it’s hard to find time in your day to distress yourself. Yoga is a simple quick way to do this just about anywhere. These 5 poses are great