Ep 70 – Using Both Sides of the Brain
Ep 70 - Using Both Sides of the Brain
All too often, we believe that having a natural talent for one thing means that all our skills are polarised and we can’t be good at something else. In today’s episode, our guest Nina Faulhaber challenges us to step out of the boxes we’ve placed ourselves in and consider a new skill instead. Nina Faulhaber is the co-founder of ADAY and a Forbes 30 under 30 listee.
After discovering a talent for maths at an early age, Nina Faulhaber believed she was destined to climb the financial ranks. So she did. From working at Goldman Sachs to becoming an early stage investor in startups, Nina thought she had found her home in money + numbers.
It wasn’t until listening to pitch after pitch from entrepreneurs, that she suddenly felt an itch to create something of her own. After all, surely she could be creative too? Along with her co-founder, Meg, Nina took a chance on her creativity and founded ADAY, a direct to consumer brand creating a capsule wardrobe of consciously designed, versatile, essentials.
In this episode, Nina reveals why we shouldn’t pidgeon-hole ourselves into one box, why we should have the curiosity to figure out what else we’re good at, and the golden rules on dealing with conflict.
Nina Faulhaber is the co-founder and co-CEO of ADAY, a direct to consumer brand creating a capsule wardrobe of consciously designed, versatile, essentials. In 2018, ADAY was named one of the Most Innovative Companies in the World by Smart Company and has been featured on Refinery 29, Forbes, and Vogue. Nina was also named Forbes 30 under 30 and included in the OMR Top 50 Marketing Minds list.
Nina’s advice to those who pidgeonhole themselves [16:00]
Nina’s advice to those who are struggling to commit [23:18]
Nina’s insight into dealing with conflict [26:41]