Kelly Hoppen is an interior designer, author, and proprietor of Kelly Hoppen Interiors.
Are you struggling with the guilt of being a Mum whilst growing and scaling your business? Multi-award winning designer, investor, author and Mum, Kelly Hoppen CBE joins the show to share her experience on what it takes to be successful, the positive mindset entrepreneurs need to grasp opportunities and why being ‘conscious’ and having ‘gratitude’ go a long way in business. Listen in as Rob and Kelly discuss her journey from Designer to Dragon and the lessons she’s learnt throughout 40 years in business. KEY TAKEAWAYS   As a Mum, you only feel guilty when deep down you haven’t given enough time to your kids. It’s important to divide up your time and always be conscious of the fact your growing and scaling a business but that you’re also a mum. You need to find a balance, be passionate about what you do and always ask for help.   Women have been programmed to believe that men have it better but they don’t. It’s all about having a positive mindset and focusing on what you want to achieve rather than going into business with the mantra that men have it better. If the world economy is going slow down over the next few years entrepreneurs must view this as an opportunity and with social media anything is possible. Entrepreneurs need to have a positive mindset and use the bubble we’re in launch their keep going, keep testing and launch their business. When investing in a business or launching a new idea you need to know all of the information available, do your due diligence and market research and most importantly be passionate about what you’re doing so that you fully commit to the cause. Too often people are just on auto-pilot but In business, you must be conscious. Having a conscious mind is stopping for a minute to plan and organise your day. Your mental state is the most important part fo your body and the language that you speak will affect your interactions with others, being conscious is strategically knowing what you’re doing and why you’re doing it   BEST MOMENTS “Women have an ability to think about situations systematically rather than just shoot from the hip” “You define yourself by what you do each day.” “If you’re an entreprneur you’re born with a certain mindset to always ask how can something be improved, how can it be changed for the better.” “If you’re able to find your passion and you love what you do that is when you will be a success in business” “There’s been some huge successes and some huge failures on Dragons Den” “What you appreciate, appreciates” “The Government have to support self-employed people during the COVID-19 pandemic”     VALUABLE RESOURCES ABOUT THE HOST Rob Moore is an author of 9 business books, 5 UK bestsellers, holds 3 world records for public speaking, entrepreneur, property investor, and property educator. Author of the global bestseller "Life Leverage" Host of UK's No.1 business podcast "The Disruptive Entrepreneur." "If you don't risk anything, you risk everything." CONTACT METHOD Rob’s official website:   ABOUT THE GUEST   Having changed the face of the design industry with her East Meets West style, multi-award winning designer Kelly Hoppen CBE is one of the most sought-after designers of her generation. Passionate about making her design ethos accessible to the masses, Kelly has authored 9 books, partnered with brands and is often featured on numerous Television shows including ITV’s This Morning. As a successful businesswoman who often advises international clients on UK property investments, Kelly is a proud ambassador for the government GREAT campaign for which she was awarded a CBE in October 2020 for her work in helping to promote British creativity, business and commerce globally.See for privacy information.
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Jul 28th, 1959
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