Danielle: We had a large demand for our on site activations, so clearly with quarantine and social distancing, event bookings have dropped. But the team has stayed determined to get through these times and pivot in redirecting our focus to offer our services in a new way. Virtual events, gifting and collaborations have been keeping us busy, and even though we have a lot to learn, it's been going really well for us.
Danielle: Both professionally and personally, a positive attitude will get you through anything. Focusing on the tough times and struggle on hinders forward movement, so shift your focus and direct your energy towards something good like perpetual pajama wearing and extended quality time with whoever you are quarantining with. There is no one that feels comfortable with the state of the world right now and everyone on this planet is living through the unknown right alongside you. Don't stress over what you can't control, know you are not alone, and know we will all get through this stronger than we went into it.
Sara Blakely is my girl crush. Not only is she the Founder of Spanx, but she is running her underwear empire while raising a family and not taking herself too seriously. She champions people to follow their passion and to embrace their unique selves. Sara seems to incredibly relatable, down to earth and funny, while being youngest self-made female billionaire. Instead of flaunting her achievements, she uses it to promote and teach hard work, perseverance and hustle. You cannot get more badass than that!
It's difficult to not see your team in person. When you're together, an organic creative collaboration forms. I miss that a lot but thank goodness for Facetime, right? It definitely helps!
Being given the opportunity to work with the brands we've gotten the chance to partner with over the years. I remember when I was first starting out and all the pro-bono work I offered just to get my name out there. Now, I have the pleasure of being in the company of brands like Ralph Lauren, Jimmy Choo, Marie Claire and Squish Marshmallows - I'm living my dream!
I love to leave my phone and computer in another room, turn on some music and craft - my quarantine hobby and obsession is needlepointing. Unplugging allows me to really clear my head and recharge.
I normally never get the chance to watch television but between our Birdies collaboration and a large gifting program with Sephora, their has been endless hours of painting going on, so I've gotten the chance to hardcore binge Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul and now I'm onto Shameless. All 3 I highly recommend!
Birthday Party!! I am a die hard rainbow sprinkles gal!! Can't ever turn away from them.
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