Creative Entrepreneur: Wendy Conklin
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In this episode,  I talk with Chair Stylist Wendy Conklin.  Wendy created her company, Chair Whimsy, in 2012. She designs custom, one of a kind chairs and shares her expertise consulting and teaching online classes. During our interview, we talk about her journey and how she changed her career and her life.  You'll also learn a little known fact about Wendy and hear a couple of her expert tips and practices.

"When you get more miserable and more miserable it’s easier to make the switch.  I don’t think you make that switch until your misery is greater than the fear of the unknown." 
      - Wendy Conklin

What do you hope your daughters learn from your journey? 

“I really hope, more than anything, that they see that life is about an adventure and not to be afraid of taking calculated risks, not to be afraid of change - if it be in their career or their life.” – Wendy Conklin

Key Takeaways:

  • Take on challenges to keep growing
  • "Courage is different than fear. You can have a lot of fear and still act in a courageous way."
  • Think abundance and not scarcity
  • Adopt some form of meditative practice
  • Invest in a business coach
  • Feedback is important

"Pattern mixing and color coordination are kind of my superpower and I enjoy it." 


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