SE 2: 1:- Jennifer Puno - #CREATIVEGIRL: Quit your job at 27 , build creative businesses whilst travelling across the globe!
Welcome to the 1st episode and 2nd season of #WEARYOURDREAMS, hosted by Alice Oluyitan and featuring inspirational conversations with girls in business.
This week, Alice has a chat with Jennifer Puno, aka Punodostres! Puno is the ultimate creative girl. She has started many businesses, including Map and ilovecreatives, which is a curated community of creative people. Puno also dabbles in photography and styling, and she even helps other businesses with their branding and social strategies!
Here's what we learned from Puno:
It's okay if you don't know what you want to do with your life. Take time to figure out what you're passionate about because that will lead you to your ultimate dream!
It's super helpful to set measurable goals for yourself, especially when you're growing your business. For example, if you want to get 10,000 Instagram followers, make a plan for how you'll gain more followers each day. Once you've made a plan, it'll be much easier to accomplish your goals!
Now that you've planned it all out, you've got to be consistent about accomplishing those goals. Do something every day that will get you closer to your dream!
Things don't always work out the way you expect them to, especially when you're growing your business. But it's super important to stay grounded and stay positive!
Her Dream Moment
When she and her husband went to Europe and met people that were using Map, the business they started together!
Puno's Triple Love Round Answers
A quote she loves: "It's not as good as you want it to be, but it's not as bad as you're making it." This quote reminds her to stay grounded when things don't work out the way she expects them to.
A place that she loves: Kruger National Park in South Africa, where she went on a safari and saw lots of South African wildlife!
An inspirational woman she loves: her aunt, who is super stylish and independent; she also introduced Puno to the world of graphic design!
She also loves reading Paul Graham's start-up essays, which inspired her to start setting measurable goals for herself.
To learn about Puno's creative career and be inspired by her entrepreneurial spirit, listen to the full #WearYourDreams episode!
Want to learn more about Jennifer Puno?
Check out her website to learn all about Map, ilovecreatives, and her other projects.
Follow her on Instagram at @punodostres and @madewithmap.
Learn how she grew her Instagram following by taking her Instagram marketing course.
Start setting your goals by using the ilovecreatives Grow Sheet.
What did you think of our convo with Puno? Let us know by leaving a comment below or tweeting at @gbemigirls!
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