I’ve always had a flair for entrepreneurialism. I knew from a young age that I didn’t want to work for anybody, but that I wanted to work for myself. My mum, who has always been my best role-model, taught me to believe that I can do anything I put my mind to, and that’s just what I did. I set up Just Nevaeh in 2017, specialising in capturing timeless moments and transforming them into pieces of art. My mum telling me that I can do anything has truly guided my career, but she also told me that I can’t do everything. Because of this, I’ve always thought that the most important lessons come from failure.
It’s undoubtable that a degree of failure was to come with the impacts of Covid-19 and I, like many other business owners, seriously felt the detriment of the lockdown and the quick change to consumer habits. However, I didn’t know how much I really needed this until the lockdown hit in March of this year. I really needed a period of time to reflect on my company and to realise that we needed to transform the way we do business, and lockdown really provided me with that opportunity. In this period, I also found the time and space to lift myself out of working within my business to really see how much I have progressed and achieved over the past few years.