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I’m a struggling entrepreneur.

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I’m a struggling entrepreneur.

I’m a struggling entrepreneur. I became an entrepreneur by accident. Let me explain, I was taking a brain test… WHY? Because I’m a stroke survivor and it’s a fact that the mind will go first. If you catch it early, it’s possible it can be treated. Anyways I ended up designing a fun-meaningful cuddling spoon gift for couples. It was based on my life; from being a strong healthy young man to a wheelchair bound 24/7/365 disabled person who need continent care by others, BUT even though my product was based from my life it is designed for you and...

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Confused and Under Pressure!

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Confused and Under Pressure!

Mr. EMAIL MESSAGE … How’s it going? I need your advice. I truly feel that I need some serious help with my Cuddle Spoons business. Can I ask you a few questions; I really feel under pressure and I’m so confused? Let me tell you a few things first. I had my purpose for creating my spoons, that is why I challenged myself and I decided to give up everything in hopes that this idea will work; that was in 2013–14. Really I wasn’t in it for the money because honestly let’s say that I do make a ton of money, what...

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Who am I? by Ken Vantroba AKA CuddleMan

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Who am I?  by Ken Vantroba  AKA CuddleMan

My life drastically changed in December of 1988.  Why? At the age of 26, I suffered a severe and debilitating stroke that immediately left me unable to move, breath or eat.  I was also unable to ever work again.  That left me totally dependent upon state and federal assistance.  I don’t like that to this day! My family wasn’t prepared!  I wasn’t prepared!  We had to adjust on the fly, so to speak.  Needless to say, life became very difficult.  Since my stroke happened in 1988 there wasn’t much the medical community could do for me, so my life was...

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Did you ever have a great idea or invention you wanted to share with others?

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Did you ever have a great idea or invention you wanted to share with others?

So what happened?  Did you put your idea on the back burner or did you make it into a business? Before I tell you what I did, let me give you a little background.  On December 11th 1988, I suffered a severe stroke which left me totally physically disabled.  In other words, I can’t walk, I can’t speak well, I only have the use of my right arm, I rely on others to care for me daily, and I haven’t been able to work for the last 29 years. BUT on the other hand, I have two college degrees –...

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No “Respect” for the Spoon

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No “Respect” for the Spoon

The history of the spoon is long and interesting. Did you know?  Nobody knows when the first spoon was used but archeological findings show that the spoon can be traced back to 1000 BC. Did you know? In the 13th century, as part of King Edward I wardrobe, he wore a spoon to show his power & wealth. Did you know? There are over 50 variations of the spoon because it’s the most perfect eating tool for liquid and semi-liquid foods. The average person uses a spoon 3-4 times a day. Did you know?  If you Google the word Spoon,...

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