Episode 54: Romy Taormina of Psi Health Solutions, maker of Psi Bands

Romy Taormina - BizChix.comRomy Taormina is Nausea Relief Chief/Co-Founder of Psi Health Solutions, Inc., the maker of Psi Bands, FDA-cleared fashionable and functional acupressure wrist bands for the relief of nausea. Award-winning Psi Bands are sold at more than 10,000 U.S. locations, including: CVS, Babies “R” Us, Whole Foods, REI, and launching in two weeks at select Target stores. Romy and/or Psi Bands have appeared on Shark Tank, The Jeff Probst Show, Good Morning America, O-The Oprah Magazine, Entrepreneur magazine, and Women’s Health magazine. Romy is a Huggies MomInspired Awardee, a Make Mine a Million $ Business Owner from Count Me In and American Express OPEN, and a Trailblazer from Wells Fargo and the National Association of Women’s Business Owners. Romy offers tips to product-based entrepreneurs for getting and keeping their product on retail store shelves in her blog, “Both Sides of the Retail Table”. Romy is the mom to two boys and a wife of 18 years.

Inside This Episode

  • Motivational Quote

 “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” --Wayne Gretzky from Romy Taormina - BizChix.com

  • Must Read Book

 The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell from Romy Taormina -BizChix.com

  • Productivity Tip

Be politely persistent. This means delicately pushing back and trying to turn a “no” into a “maybe” or “yes”. You want to be likeable and respectful while asking for what you want.

  • Other Resources

Both Sides of the Retail Table – provides product-based entrepreneurs with retail strategies for getting – and keeping – product on store shelves.

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