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The Art Of Knowing When to Quit or Stick With It

Episode 14 w/ Marissa Grootes

How often do unexpected setbacks make you want to give up? How do you decide it’s time to move on from a project — and when should you weather the storm and stick with it, regardless of what life throws at you?

Meet our featured guest, Marissa Grootes: 30 under 30 winner and Tedx Speaker. Marissa is the founder of STIL, a female-run and Canadian-founded eCommerce company that creates organizational products to inspire you to take charge of your life.

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In this interview, Marissa shares how she dealt with her hardest decisions, swiftly. It started with the tough decision to shut down her first storefront at the start of COVID-19, plus a decision not to shut down her entrepreneurial career after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Marissa shares her top networking and lifestyle secrets to help you stay healthy and creative, no matter what curveballs life throws at you.

This dialogue unearths the stories and breakthroughs of Marissa’s entrepreneurial path and will help you learn:

  • How to anticipate the worst-case scenario of leasing office space (in circumstances where you need to close down unexpectedly)
  • How to make hard decisions quickly and minimize regret
  • How to have the confidence to walk away from a job
  • The pros of investing in an eCommerce business
  • How a sudden health scare can be a wake-up call to treat yourself better
  • How to hire your first contractors or staff (and how to define when it may be time to let them go)
  • How to change your environment to do proper strategy and get into the creative flow
  • The importance of tapping into a tight peer group to get support and ideas
  • How to stand out from the online noise to build offline connections with mentors

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