In this episode, Taylor is joined by Sharon Brand to talk all things entrepreneurship. Sharon is a Parsons Paris graduate with over seven years of experience in Communication, Digital, and Influencer Marketing within the fashion sector. She’s combined her passions for social media and branding to create Brands Media Group – a media agency that helps entrepreneurs grow their communities and elevate their online presence. Sharon shares what her life has looked like living internationally, going to school in Paris, and becoming an NYC transplant. She dives into her journey of starting Brands Media Group during COVID and how she knew she wanted to become an entrepreneur. They talk about navigating imposter syndrome as a creator and business owner and things they’ve learned along the way. Sharon has grown her business to a full team and shares invaluable tips on how to be a good leader. Lastly, she gives three powerful tips for business owners who are looking to elevate their brand.
Looking for the noteworthy moments in this episode? We got you.
2:32 – An intro to Sharon Brand’s background and the story of launching her business.
4:04 – The blessing and curse of living internationally and traveling in your 20s.
6:17 – Sharon’s Carrie Bradshaw era of dating as a transplant in NYC.
8:40 – Taylor loves the dating phase of life.
9:54 – Protecting your energy and sticking to your boundaries.
10:41 – Sharon’s experience moving from France to Montreal at 7 years old.
11:41 – Sharon’s background in art and what led her to study fashion journalism in Tel Aviv.
13:31 – The discussion around pursuing art and creativity as a career path.
16:66 – Taylor and Sharon compare their views on the “no’s” and closed doors they’ve experienced in their careers.
19:09 – Navigating imposter syndrome as a creator and entrepreneur.
24:06 – Sharon’s journey starting her business during COVID.
28:47 – The hardest thing Sharon had to learn as a new business owner.
32:43 – The most important tips for entrepreneurs leading a team.
37:24 – Sharon’s experience with mental health issues and how therapy impacted her life.
40:54 – The different perspective of entrepreneurship in France where Sharon’s brand operates.
46:25 – Actionable tips for brands wanting to elevate their business.
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