Dropping Gems & Pearls — overcoming adversity
2023 Salvage & Shine Business Mantra
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It has been one year since I opened Salvage & Shine. I was incredibly nervous. Would my products would sell (yes!), would my community support my venture (not like I thought they would), and general fear of failure (the shame imagined if my business did not succeed). Now, that I have answers to some of my questions and fears, I understand that I was worrying about things that I couldn't control; I didn't need to worry about; and, that would resolve itself organically.
I, truly, believe in my venture, but it took me a year to learn how to properly sell my concept to the public. I did not anticipate that it would be so difficult to sell eco-conscious wearable art jewelry, but it was more difficult to explain than I had imagined. Today, I have found my voice and selected my 2023 business mantra...