Highlights of This Episode:
- What Laura did to avoid “selling out” in expanding her business
- How Laura took her independent photography business and turned it into a retail franchise
- What three major challenges Laura has overcome as an entrepreneur
- Why Laura stopped avoiding tough conversations within her business
- Why growing your business doesn’t mean sacrificing your values
- What unanticipated challenge Laura is facing now and how she’s dealing with it
“Allowing yourself to be intimidated by inexperience will ultimately get in the way of your success.” – Laura Novak Meyer (Tweet this)
Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Radical Candor: The Surprising Secret to Being a Good Boss
- Quote from Andy Warhol
- The Two Dimensions of Business Focus
- Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at Work and in Life One Conversation at a Time
- The New One Minute Manager
- Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You
About Laura Novak Meyer:
Laura Novak Meyer is the owner and founder of Little Nest Portraits, a boutique brand of photography studios specializing in family portraiture. As an independent photographer, Laura built Little Nest as a way to meet customer demand in an under-served niche of the market.
Today, Laura is one of only 3 percent of women business owners to grow her company to more than a million dollars in revenue. Little Nest Portraits is now an emerging franchise company staying true to its leader’s core values, vision, and passion.
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Thank you for the great info. Its not easy runnins a boutique photography studio.