One of Carrie’s earliest examples of what a passionate and determined work ethic looks like occurred when she was just 10 years old. Around this time, she began helping her father with his small business — a manufacturing facility specializing in tool and die in her hometown of Rockford, Illinois.
At that impressionable age, each step of business ownership seemed foreign and yet absolutely thrilling to her. She took in every second and kept a careful eye on her father’s behavior, like the respect with which he treated each customer or the graciousness he wasn’t afraid to verbalize to his employees. Read more about Carrie here.