Reinventing Yourself in Midlife an Interview with Anne LaFollette
Have you ever dreamed of reinventing yourself? What would you do if you had to completely reinvent yourself in your late fifties after being laid off from a fancy corporate job? You need to tune into today’s episode where I talked to Anne LaFollette, who went from corporate America into a creative entrepreneur and surface pattern designer. We’re going to talk about her journey and launching her membership when she did not know some of the first steps to take.
Anne LaFollette’s motto is “It’s Never Too Late To Create®” and that’s what she had to do – she completely reinvented herself in her late 50s after losing her fancy corporate job.
Here is a glimpse into the episode:
[2:48] What prompted Anne to start a business in something completely different from her corporate career?
[5:53] What exactly is surface design?
[10:57] Given that Anne did not have a background in developing an online business how did Anne learn everything she needed to know?
[14:40] What has been some of the obstacles that Anne has come up against and how did she overcome them?
[16:16] What message would she give her younger self?
[17:33] Anne has a message for all of you about what it really feels like to reinvent yourself when you are older and what to expect.
[19:03] Are there any parts to her business that are not fun?
[20:46] What personality trait as Anne learned to “cheat” to be successful?
[24:59] What are some of Anne’s non-negotiables in her business?
[27:27] What phrase does Anne love so much, she had it trademarked?
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Connect with Anne LaFollette!
- Website: https://www.annelafolletteart.com/
- Facebook: Anne LaFollette Art
- Instagram: Anne LaFollette Art
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Watch the Interview
Read the transcript HERE
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