Prioritizing Business Development: Building Connections Beyond Design With Ari Krzyzek
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On this episode of First To Arrive Last To Leave, Courtney and Erin talk with Ari Krzyzek, CEO of Chykalophia, a creative and web agency. Ari shares her journey of building her company with her husband and how they continued to scale their business through various challenges.

She also shares how she had difficulty building a team and relinquishing control when hiring designers and the value of mentorship in navigating business basics and boundaries. Additionally, they discuss expanding networks and the importance of evaluating whether investing time into up-leveling your network is worth it.

We also discuss Ari's journey of doubling revenue and pivoting during the pandemic, along with what the Goldman Sach's 10K program did to help her grow her business.

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