23 September 2021
Turning adversity into opportunity with a growth mindset
Liz Carlson was travelling and adventuring around New Zealand and the globe, as a travel blogger. But this was all put a screeching halt in 2020, due to COVID-19. She then saw the chance to create a beautiful indoor space filled with happiness-inducing nature, and she gave it a go!
In this 18 minute episode, Liz chats about:
- Being positive and proactive, and the power of play.
- Building a relationship with the Christchurch community.
- Creating a space that is “unapologetically millennial”.
- How she broke into an old and competitive industry.
- Expanding her business while mitigating growing pains.
“I really had to elbow my way into this world. I found I had to just show up at places and put my face in front of people, talk to them, and tell them I wanted to build a place that was focused on selling healthy plants, and caring for the plants.
So I found myself trying to break into this industry that was very old and dated and established. I was just this new upstart that wanted to do things differently.”Liz Carlson, NODE
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