So now I’m encountering the other type of starting – the hard one.
Welcome to the latest instalment of The Creative Life interview series!
The aim of this series is to shine a spotlight on how business owners incorporate their creativity across all aspects of their life, and gives some ‘behind the scenes’ insight into how they started and plan for their business.
Today I’d like to introduce you to Karen Spencer of Scoobs ‘n’ Lishy.
Karen is a mum of three and the creative force behind Scoobs ‘n’ Lishy, where she specialises in making bright and practical essentials for babies and beyond.
There is more than meets the eye with Karen. Her business of bright baby and children’s goods is just the tip of her creativity outlets and talents. It was so exciting to discover some other hidden gems (but I don’t want to give anything away so you’ll have to read on :-)).
Karen is a true embodiment of her brand – practicality, brightness and happiness. I really appreciated Karen’s pragmatic approach to her creativity and business, especially how she fits it in around raising her family. I loved her ‘roll up your sleeves’ attitude of getting out there and doing something, without making it seem like hard work. If anything gets boring, Karen sees how she can add a sense of fun and enjoyment to whatever she does. So not surprisingly, Karen’s looking forward to launching a new range of colourful hair accessories that will celebrate diverse interests by including things like dinosaurs and trucks, because not all girls like pink sparkly unicorns (although some do, and that’s ok too!).
In this interview you’ll also find out how Karen:
So if you’re intrigued to learn more, let’s start… Continue readingPin It
One of my common approaches is to use metaphors and analogies to see a problem or situation from a different perspective.
Welcome to this month’s instalment of The Creative Life interview series!
Each month shines a spotlight on how business owners incorporate their creativity across all aspects of their life, and gives some ‘behind the scenes’ insight into how they started and plan for their business.
This month I’d like to introduce you to Alli Price of Motivating Mum.
Alli Price runs Motivating Mum and is passionate about helping mums in business, or those starting out, achieve their business dreams. She offers inspiration and education through monthly Biz Mums Clubs, mentoring and affordable business services. Alli also runs an annual Awards and Conference and a charity event, Mummy Mentoring Festival.
It was so inspiring to speak to Alli about how much she loves her business and how creativity is such a fundamental part of running her business. She has a such a grounded down-to-earth attitude to it all, yet still manages to bring a sense of play and fun to everything she touches.
This interview is like having your own private biz mentoring session with Alli. So keep on reading to learn about:
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Making time for creativity can be hard. Despite our best intentions our creative dreams and projects can fall to the wayside. Life happens. We get busy. Life can race by. And all of a sudden we turn around and we haven’t done what we meant to do.
So here are three simple tips that you can use to make more time for creativity in your life. Continue readingPin It
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