Janis from UnfetteredCo•
If you’re growing your business, you are also learning at warp speed. Things are changing and evolving always and none of us really expected to be here!
Whether you’re already feeling confident in your creations and seeing consistent orders within your business or you feel like those goals are still far in the distance, this chat with Janis is going to get you thinking!
An incredibly inspiring and insightful lady... Here are some of the things we cover; (PS let me know in the comments below if you like this timestamps layout!)
01.40: Janis shares her backstory – how she was born into creativity, lost it and years later rekindled the passion that had been laying dormant for years.
07.20: What Janis did before macrame and how she said, "no more".
10.07: “A crafty career is not something we’re pushed into” – how to take the leap.
13.14: See where Janis finds the inspiration for her amazing 3D, soft sculptural pieces.
16.33: The power of continuously learning, improving your skills, finding your niche and pushing your boundaries.
19.10: Creator vs. Consumer
20.46: How to balance the "pleasure of invention" versus creating profitable items.
25.50: Developing your own voice as an artist and allowing yourself to learn. Touching on copyright law - what's the dish?
35.48: "I’ll show you!" The attitude to shift you from trend trailing creations to crafting original pieces.
38.45: Know you’re crap at something? Accept it for authenticity’s sake! - Playing to your strengths and manipulating your weaknesses.
43.21: The mind shift from newbie days to the journey as a teacher.
45.53: Fan girl moment! Etsy as a leading frontier for the artist’s sales and how it’s shaped Janis’s business.
57.03: Advice from an upstanding lady in the macrame biz.
01.00.18: Keep expanding! Find out what’s the next big step for Janis.
This episode cannot be missed 🙌🏽
- Janis Ledwell-Hunt @unfetteredco
- UnfetteredCo Etsy Shop
- Fanny Zedenius @creataholic
- Windy Chien @windychien
- Sandra de Groot @atelierachaos
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