Episode 331 Aired February 19, 2020
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Do you have dreams of doing something more?
Do you love to help people on their entrepreneurial journey?
Are you ready to take the next step but aren’t sure where to start?
This week your questions will be answered. Melinda Livsey has been a designer, created courses, coached companies and designers on brand strategy, and created a community of people who are learning from her each week.
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Love on Designers is a way for us to love on, thank and appreciate the people who have helped us get where we are. We also spend time this month reaching out to encourage people around us who are starting out or getting their feet wet and may need some encouragement and love.
Here are the prompts for this week, try and do one of these this week. Snap a photo and use the hashtag #loveondesigners when you post it.
This week is Week 3 of LOVE ON DESIGNERS:
Week 3: RECHARGE
This is a week for you, so focus on YOU and giving YOU what YOU need. Shoot a picture and use the hashtag #loveondesigners this week and let us know how you are taking care of yourself this week.
• Take a walk or a hike
• Do yoga
• Get a massage (manicure, pedicure)
• Go to a movie
• Take a nap
• Do something that refuels you
Do something that refuels you, take a picture and use the #loveondesigners.
LOVE ON DESIGNERS
WEEK 1 is ENERGIZE
• Take someone to coffee, bring someone a coffee or soda or red bull.
• Be positive energy for others in meetings this week.
• Create one or two of your own uplifting cards or post cards this month. We would love to see what you make.
Week 2: ENCOURAGE
• Create a post and share an encouraging word on social media specifically to someone who needs a lift. Tag them and use the hashtag #loveondesigners
• Send an old fashioned letter to someone who you know who has been killing it in our industry.
• Direct message someone and let them know you have seen their work and know how much time and energy they have been putting into it and it isn’t going unnoticed.
Week 3: RECHARGE
This is a week for you, so focus on you and giving you what you need this week. Shoot a picture and use the hashtag #loveondesigners this week and let us know how you are taking care of yourself this week.
• Take a walk or a hike.
• Do yoga.
• Get a massage (manicure, pedicure).
• Go to a movie.
• Take a nap.
Do something that refuels you, take a picture and use the #loveondesigners
Week 4: CONNECT
This week we want you to reach out to someone you don’t know and tell them how their work / life has inspired you.
• Create a Social Media post and tag them (and us) telling them how they have inspired or helped you.
• Reach out to a mentor and let them know how much they have meant to you.
• Send a card to someone you have looked up to, to their office. Do a little digging and find the address. And craft an incredible envelope to go with the card.
I hope you will join us as we lift up the design community this month and spread the love.
Here is how to enter to win one of the four giveaways this month:
Tag 2 friends in the comments to enter the drawing for some of Kim’s and my favorite drawing and painting tools, plus a few cards to send to friends and people who inspire you, postcards which you can hang in your office, and a few special surprise bonus items!
Four winners will be randomly selected.
The first two weeks I will post twice a week on instagram @designrecharge. To be entered to win all you have to do is:
- Following both Kim Panella @kimpanella and I @designrecharge on instagram.
- Comment and tag two friends to enter.
AND / OR
The last two weeks we will choose a person during the Feb 19th live show and during the Feb 26th live show. All you have to do is:
- COME to the live show and COMMENT during the show