Joy Mangno was born in Brooklyn, New York back in 1956. As a teenager she began working at an animal hospital in Huntington, New York. She dreamed up a fluorescent flea collar to keep pets safe. She graduated from Pace University with a degree in business administration in 1978.
After graduation she had a variety of jobs, including a waitress, an airline reservations manager while raising her three children. She is alive and well from what I’ve read.
What you may not know about Joy is that she is also an inventor. She holds 71 patents and 126 patent publications. Maybe you’ve heard about a few of them, I’ll save the best one for last, so let’s go. Huggable Hangers, Forever Fragrant, Clothes It All Luggage System, Performance Platforms, Comfort & Joy Textiles, Shades readers and of course the Miracle Mop.in 2009, she was ranked number 77 on Fast Company’s list of The Most 100 Creative People in Business and in 2010, she was included in their list of The 10 Most Creative Women in Business.
Your day is worthwhile when you make someone smile, so give the free gift of a smile today.