Episode #2:How a 19 year old with no experience turned rejection into a business success story with rachel gilbertson founder of roxiies treasures
Katie Woodland's guest today has created a successful and profitable business specialising in home decor and gifts. In this episode Rachel Gilbertson founder of Roxiies Treasures will share her story and show you how she turned a lack of work experience and constant rejection in the corporate world into the driving force behind creating a successful and profitable product based business.
If you want to get your products into other stores, secure main stream press coverage, and increase your sales - fast then tune in now!
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Welcome to Episode #2 of the The Female Entrepreneur Road Map to Health, Wealth & Happiness: How to build a successful business in...
In this episode, Rachel Gilbertson and I discuss how she successfully moved her offline store to an online business.
So if you want to get your products into other stores, secure main stream press coverage, and increase your sales - fast tune in to find out how she turned a lack of work experience and constant rejection in the corporate world into the driving force behind creating her successful and profitable product based business - and how you can too!
Episode #2: How a 19 year old with no experience turned rejection into a business success story with Rachel Gilbertson founder of Roxiies Treasures
Key Points covered in this episode:
⏱️ [02:30] How a National Diploma in Graphic Design did not set Rachel up for the success she now sees in life.
⏱️ [03:12] How constant rejection after applying for jobs left Rachel wondering 'Why does no one want me'?
⏱️ [04:09] Determined to succeed Rachel took an opportunity from the JobCentre and the governments 'Enterprise Scheme' to pursue a different path.
⏱️ [06:01] Why the need to 'do something' led to Rachel making and selling jewellery and started her entrepreneurial journey.
⏱️ [08:22] Two organisations which helped Rachel set out on her business both financially and through mentoring - both fundamental for the success she sees today.
⏱️ [09:53] Why schools have a responsibility to support young people to create a future based on what they want in life, not a pre-determined academic curriculum.
"...the whole agenda of the curriculum is ... completely outdated... It doesn't relate to the 21st Century on how our business industry is now." (Rachel Gilbertson 19-03-2019)
⏱️ [11:55] A call to schools to teach enterprise to support young people with the skills they need to succeed in life - and business.
⏱️ [12:36] The first step every female entrepreneur needs to take to succeed when building a profitable product based business.
⏱️ [14:48] Why planning your business is extremely important but a business plan should not be a rigid document.
⏱️ [15:40] The second step every female entrepreneur needs to take to succeed when building a profitable product based business.
⏱️ [17:09] How to go against the grain and start your own business without ending up feeling isolated, overwhelmed and stuck.
⏱️ [20:13] The third step every female entrepreneur needs to take to succeed when building a profitable product based business - FAST.
⏱️ [21:30] Why being 19 was one of my biggest advantages when I started out.
⏱️ [22:17] The SECRET to exploding your business and creating long-term success whether you're just starting out in business or if you've been in business a while.
⏱️ [23:30] Why traditional media is still important in generating sales for your business.
⏱️ [25:11] The little-known tactic to skyrocket your success without having to get out of your comfort-zone.
⏱️ [26:50] How capitalising on other peoples products enables you to be a better entrepreneur and serve your customers to a higher standard than you could do on your own.
⏱️ [29:01] Why your pricing matters and should be based on your own values about how you want to run your business.
⏱️ [30:19] What happens when the excitement of having a new business and shop wears off and the realities of year 2 kicks in.
⏱️ [32:41] How after the shock of working everyday in her own shop to closing it after just 2 years, transformed her life and changed the way she approaches her online business.
⏱️ [34:30] Why an online business means you can have a life and still make money.
⏱️ [36:06] How a customers idea about cushions turned into the successful and profitable business she has today.
⏱️ [39:48] Why 'doing your own website' is not as hard as it seems and can be one of the best things you do for your business.
⏱️ [41:41] Why being techno-phobic is no longer an excuse to avoid tech and will be hampering your businesses success.
⏱️ [42:30] Where may gifts and craft businesses are wasting their time on social media rather than using it to successful enhance their business.
"Make the most of every opportunity, no matter how small it is. You never know what door it's going to open."
⏱️ [47:46] Why personal development is vital to your success and helps you confidently say no to opportunities that aren't a good fit for you and your business.
⏱️ [48:26] One thing no successful female entrepreneur or small business owner can live without and build a successful and profitable business.
⏱️ [49:00] Why spending time away for your business and focusing on your mental health and wellbeing truly matters to the success of your business.
⏱️ [50:07] A great way to stay motivated in your business even when things are really busy.
Rachel Gilbertson has created a successful and profitable business specialising in home decor and gifts whose accomplishments include:
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