Season2 Ep011: From Social Worker to Shark Tank with Megan Gage

From Social Worker To Shark Tank

Megan Gage is an accidental entrepreneur.

She started out as a social worker and has a passion for helping others. When she had her son she decide to leave her job to become a full time mom.

After getting so many compliments on the way she styled her son’s hair she realized there may be something there.

With some encouragement from her husband she decided to pursue the idea of creating a hair care line for baby’s and kids.

Before she new it Hot Tot was born.

After sending out a press release to major publication she was featured in Parenting and Newborn Magazines.

And shortly after she was scouted for Shark Tank.

In this episode she tells how she got the courage to start her business. Megan talks about finding manufacturers along with marketing strategies. If you’ve ever wanted to be on Shark Tank she gives advice on dealing with the sharks in the tank.

“Make passion your master, allow possibility to feed your soul”


In this Episode we discuss:

- How to find ideas for starting a business
- Finding manufacturers to create your very own product line
- Private label
- Dealing with fear
- Getting on Shark Tank
- What really happens while you are in the tank
- Tips for landing a deal on Shark Tank
- The Shark Tank effect
- The power of doing you
- Solving issues in your business
- Preparing for Shark Tank
- Why anything is possible in life
- Tips for starting your product line


“Do what you love and love it so much that you’ll do it for free, but do it so well that people will pay you for it” ~Keith L. Brown


Megan’s Shark Tank Episode:

Megan Gage & Hot Tot Haircare on Shark Tank


Links and Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

Hot Tot Hair Care

Shark Tank

Mark Cuban

The Honest Company

Meet Megan at Cosmprof: July 12t-14th Las Vegas


Previous Episodes:

How to Discover your Purpose and Passion in Life with Keith L. Brown

The Top Ten Things you Must Do Know to Start Your Business with Mz. H2o


Facebook: Hot Tot Hair Care

Twitter: @hottothaircare

Instagram: @hottothaircare

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