In this episode, I chat with Jane Pearson of Janery.com about leaving her corporate job to make her hobby business - crafting fabulous, handmade pet beds - her full-time business.
How's it feel not to have a boss? Let me put it this way: Jane quickly decided to hire a business coach. Listen in as we explore balancing work and motherhood; learning what your personality needs to meet your goals; choosing how to approach social media; goal setting; and clarifying brand message.
I had the fun opportunity to sit on a panel at the Customer Experience Summit this week, an event here in D.C. aimed at improving government CX practices. My co-panelists from the Smithsonian Institute and Navy Federal Credit Union gave me much food for thought!
The only thing I expect of you is that you be better than everyone else who came before you. That's the only thing that I expect. And I will walk through fire and kick down doors to make sure you're better than I am.
In this episode, I chat with my business partners about leadership and designing career paths. We all came to hair from other industries and believe that a fulfilling, bespoke career is built on strong communication skills and surrounding yourself with the right people.
Reg Laws, Founder and CEO of Washington metro area salon chain PR at Partners, and my co-owner at the Tysons Corner location, Mary Shaffer, are my "right people."
Cheers! Here's to celebrating curiosity at all costs.
Statistician-turned-hairdresser and salon owner Lauren Dufresne interviews creative professionals from various industries. Listen in as this diverse group of high achievers share their questions pondered, answers swallowed, and the aspirations that determine the direction of their lives.