Ep 89 – The Astronomical Heights of Entrepreneurship
Ep 89 - The Astronomical Heights of Entrepreneurship
Life can often feel like a labyrinthine of wrong turns and disasters. But, for Lauren Crystal, it was life’s doozy curveballs that led her to becoming the incredible entrepreneur she is today. Tune in to this episode to hear Lauren’s journey from Edinburgh to Australia, and how she started not one, but two thriving companies. Lauren Crystal is the Managing Director of Your Creative and winner of the 2019 Telstra Business Victorian Emerging Leaders Award.
What did you want to be when your grew up, peers? For Lauren Crystal, the answer was out of this world, literally: becoming an astronaut. Although Lauren’s autoimmune condition made this feat a challenge to achieve, her determination to pursue something different and unique never wavered.
Always finding solace in technology and travel, Lauren journeyed from her home town in Edinburgh, to living in Budapest, to finally relocating to Australia. Along the way, she fell in love, met her co founders, and embarked on her most adventurous pursuit yet: entrepreneurialism.
Lauren Crystal is now the Managing Director of Your Creative, an award winning creative agency in Melbourne that builds brands, strategies, and technology. While scaling Your Creative, Lauren and her partner concurrently co founded Hassl, a clever project management tool reinventing the way progressive professionals manage projects, communication, and everyday tasks.
In this episode, Lauren reveals how a series of disasters led her to becoming an entrepreneur, how she got Your Creative off the ground, and why we shouldn’t hold ourselves back.
Lauren Crystal is the Managing Director of Your Creative Agency, an award winning creative agency that builds brands, strategies, and technology. She is also the cofounder of Hassl, a project collaboration tool changing the way people manage projects, communication, and every day work. In 2019, Lauren was the Winner of the Telstra Business Victorian Emerging Leaders Award.
Lauren’s advice to peers who are feeling stuck [17:39]
Lauren’s advice to peers who need to choose between two different paths [37:39]
Lauren’s greatest failure to date [41:42]