By Belinda Jacobson, Editor, Parties, Pearls and Being Precious
I’m an ambitious person. Anyone who knows me will confirm that, and I make no apologies for it. I’m determined and driven, and I don’t let obstacles get in the way of getting where I want to be.
Having said that – I don’t always figure our the best way around those obstacles on my own.
In the very early stages of my career, I tried to solve the world’s problems on my own. Which worked up to a point. There came a time when I found myself asking someone more experienced than I how they would handle the situation I was in. I may not have always acted on their advice, but in some shape or form, the advice they gave me shaped my eventual course of action.
Fast forward 10 years and numerous promotions later and I now understand that what I was doing without realising it, was using a mentor.
In this interview with the wellness entrepreneur behind The Holistic Ingredient, Amy Crawford, she reflects on what it takes to thrive as a wellness entrepreneur. We talk about business models – and yes, it gets me excited – and about how Amy’s business model while it might look like a crap one, actually plays perfectly to her strengths from her corporate career. We talk about the current landscape and how she’s adapting her business to respond.
You know you’ve been wanting it! Blogging is massive in the health and wellness industry. For some entrepreneurs, it’s how they’ve started expressing their passion for wellness and then monetised or commercialised. For others, it’s become a content marketing necessity once you launched your business or website. Or maybe you don’t blog at all and you’d like to start. Or maybe you don’t blog and don’t plan to – you will still get loads from my chat with Jac about content marketing and building your tribe.
Today has been one of those crazy ass days. I’ve been delving into the spiritual-goddess-of-business world and listening to Marie F & Gabrielle B, so I feel like donning my stilettos, rubbing some crystals & kicking butt all over the internet – love those ladies. I’ve been at home with my son who, at almost…
Today I did something that I encourage all budding entrepreneurs to do but have never done myself. Yep, I admit it. Sometimes coaches and teaches say, but don’t do. Parents do this too. It’s a known risk of humanity. I put myself out there. What does this mean to you? Perhaps it’s doing some public…
Rebecca is the Editor & Founder of The Daily Guru and is a personal development Guru. She is one talented lady- with over 10 years’ experience in international Event Management, as well as being a Life Coach, Writer, Speaker, Wellbeing Enthusiast and above all, wonderfully passionate about helping people surprise themselves.