Perfect example of escapee from Cubicle Nation in O Magazine

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In the November issue of O Magazine, Patrice Clayton’s Harlem Tea Room is featured in the "great food" section.  In her words:

"I realized I wanted my own business," Clayton says.  "I’d come from a corporate background, done my MBA in Ohio, and worked in marketing.  I’d always had entrepreneurial urges.  I knew I wanted to open a business in Harlem and I wanted to do something the neighborhood needed, but I knew it had to be something I was passionate about.  Two years ago, I came up with the idea of a tearoom.  I gave myself five years to make it happen, but when I returned from vacation in January 2004, I thought, Where is my life going?  I must do it now!"

Although I have never met her, I am so proud of Patrice Clayton!  In addition to starting a lovely business, her background in marketing landed the holy grail of exposure for her target market … O Magazine.  Keep up the good work Patrice – you are helping us all!

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