Is there a goal that you’re afraid to chase because it requires a bit of risk in your business?
In episode 312 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jennifer Garcia opens up about how risks can sometimes be rewarding when you face them with a plan. Listen in as Jennifer shares how she decided to take a risk by opening her own photography studio!
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Brand Position: Inspiring confidence in her sessions, while building a brand on experience and design. (2:43)
Advice for Photographers: Realize talent is not enough. (7:24)
Time Technique: Working out every morning. (11:52)
The Gear Bag: iPhone for Instagram Stories (22:54)
Risk: Making a move that leaves you with the potential to fail. (35:55)
Jennifer’s Big Risk: Opening a natural light photography studio in an area where no one had opened one. (40:39)
Why Jennifer Took the Risk: (43:00)
She wanted a challenge.
She craved change.
Jennifer’s Hesitations: (45:25)
Not finding the right space, but once she found a space that she could see working, she just knew this was the space. Finances and time also were a factor in deciding what spaces were worth the risk.
Being a Calculated Risk-Taker (48:35)
Two Factors To Move Beyond Risk & Take Action (54:10)
1. Don’t force things to happen.
2. Always move forward and take steps in the direction you want to go.