Experimenting with design thinking to help market the good, the weird and the magical things in the world. I love working with artists, musicians, makers and designers to share their work with more people. I also make earrings and pins for fun!
design, marketing and laser cutting.
meeting awesome people who love exploring coffee and creativity.
Always ask why.
I most admire people who question why something is done the way it is and to challenge themselves to make it better.
I form strong connections with people really easily.
my back up career is education, as I love teaching people
names of and facts about people I've met
I would teach them how to communicate with other people better
Alex’s CreativeMornings activity
If we want to thrive, and not just survive, how do we live better?
Sometimes we really get too caught up in the labour of what we're doing.
You have to be the boss of what's right.
It's not about that one brush stroke, it's the whole combination of all of them together that makes up the artwork.
It's important to not view things just as once off instances.
The way we start our day, determines the way we finish our day.
We need people around us.
Are those people speaking in to your world? Or are you speaking into their world?
Who is your circle of influence?
We need to surround ourselves with the right people.
We need a clear vision, with a bold why.
The most important part of any talk is the Q&A: questions and application, not just answers.
The mantra I like to live my life by, instead, is that everyone poops.
This fear and this inhibition to actually get started with something, because we feel like it's not reinventing the wheel.
We live in 2017—it's the 21st century—what could I possibly be adding to the conversation that hasn't already been said?
Hot Chicks with Big Brains started about two and a half years ago, as this like real weird little pokey project, where I was convincing successful women to let me into their homes.
Confidence comes from resilience.
Tutorials can only teach you one way, where if you teach yourself, you know why you are doing things a certain way, not just being told to do things a certain way.
I've never been someone who's known what they've wanted to do. That was always a mystery to me.
Collaboration is about being open, be willing to take on other people's ideas, but then editing.