Jewelry designer Matthew Harris on how his brand Mateo Bijoux went from a small-scale business to the next hot thing in accessories.
"Have a strategic plan. My mom always say 'People fail to plan, Not plan to fail!' This has always resided in me to ensure that I have a plan, one with guidelines, objectives and goals. Set a timeline in which to accomplish these goals." says Mateo.
Arrowhead bracelet, $98, available at Macy's Herald Square.
"Research! I can't stress this enough."
Sterling silver anchor necklace, $115, available at Macy's Herald Square.
Connect With Key People
"Align yourself with a "master mind group.' Surround your self with people that are going to encourage, motivate and build you. Get rid of the rest. Find a mentor!"
Sterling silver scissor necklace, $68, available at Macy's Herald Square.
Never Give Up!
"Never give up. There is always temporary defeat before a great success story. So when you fall down or fail, get up, brush yourself off and keep going. Your victory is near," encourages Mateo.
Anchor leather bracelet, $50, available at Macy's Herald Square.
The Time is Now
"JUST DO IT. What is life without taking risks!"
Nail bracelet, $98, available at Macy's Herald Square.