A shift in our avatar led to a simplified and sustainable business model that didn’t have to come at the cost of my values and soulprint. It empowered a team where we could share together the journey, no matter how different our art professions were, no matter the challenges the customers in our classes had. Our values and knowing the part in the process we played was the glue that bound us together, setting us up for a greater growth than I ever could have imagined, simply because my purpose was happening through others everyday – I was sure of that.
We stood as a group of artists, unified not just with our love of art but also with a unified viewpoint on how we could give that joy to others.
One piece of advice I would pass onto another female entrepreneur:
To trust the process and remain faithful to the element that sparked you. Get on with things. Accept it may take time and mistakes will be made. Accept that other people have their own journeys and it is not a race. Understand and trust your own drivers and be open to sharing them with other people wholeheartedly, unedited. Julie’s Wyseminds process has helped me distill my reasons for pursuing this mission. The reflection and challenge has forced me to a place that I’ve had to define my purpose and that has lifted me away from the can I, can’t I questions. Instead I’m asking myself, why am I doing this? I’m clear on my reasons and will find solutions with my team, led by personal drive and passion for the impact we wish to make.