How many hours a day do you work on average?
24 hours a day! Haha even when I’m sleeping, I’m creating, strategizing, improving different aspects of my life and business! Which is probably why I struggle with insomnia haha or vice versa..
How has being an entrepreneur affected your family life?
Wonderfully actually! I come from a family of entrepreneurs, so you can imagine how interesting our dinner conversations get! We’re always exchanging ideas with one another, contributing different skill sets and perspectives. You should see us over the holidays, haha gets pretty wild!
What has been your most satisfying moment in business?
I’m an artist at heart, so anytime I’m able to create something, foster it’s development, and make it succeed, I am satisfied!
What motivates you?
Challenging myself to create something new, to develop something that will positively impact humanity. I challenge myself everyday to be a better version of the person I was yesterday.
Who has been your greatest inspiration?
Hmm.. I don’t know if I’d be able to attribute my inspiration to just one individual, but I definitely draw elements of inspiration from powerful icons like Steve Jobs, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, Susan Wojcicki, and of course my parents. “Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.”
– Arianna Huffington, president and editor in chief The Huffington Post Media Group
What would you say are the top three things needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
So many to list, but if I had to narrow it down to 3, I’d say.. Resilience, determination, and a quality that really should be applied to all aspects of life, discipline.
What key activities would you recommend entrepreneurs to invest their time in?
Indisputably, meditation! Disconnect yourself from the world, dive into a tranquil and serene state undisturbed from all of life’s distractions, and when you re-emerge, you find yourself with a completely new mindset, ready to tackle the world! Haha sounds great doesn’t it?
How do you build a successful customer base?
It’s quite simple actually. Transparency, integrity, quality, and empathy! Those are the 4 components to ensuring a successful customer relationship.