9: YP Perspective – Know Yourself, Be Open + Discover Your Dreams

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An entrepreneur, marketer, coach, and brewery co-founder Nicole Cendrowski joins us for a fabulous conversation on dreams and taking advantage of opportunities.

Show Notes:

  • Nicole’s journey from college to brewing beer
  • The beer brewing landscape in the Southeast
  • Being open to what life brings your way
  • Remember that what’s right for you may not be right for someone else
  • Being okay with going against the advice of others
  • Don’t let your age or gender affect decisions to pursue something new
  • Facing your fears head on and being brave
  • Develop yourself through education to build wisdom
  • Fewer barriers to entry with rise of technology and access
  • Importance of not only envisioning you dream, but also taking the next steps and moving ideas into action – you’ve got to work for it
  • Create habits that you don’t want to break
  • Don’t lose the joy in your journey
  • Fun contest / giveaway with Fireforge once they are open!
  • Nicole’s advice to the next generation, to someone starting out: “Be very careful who you share your dream … stay positive and just go for it. If you’re waiting for an endorsement or stamp of approval, you’re not going to get it.”

Guest Bio – By day, Nicole helps industry leaders formulate impactful marketing, sales, and client care strategies through one-on-one coaching, training and consulting. 
She’s also the director of engagement for A-LINE Interactive, a work-hard, play-hard web development and digital marketing firm that works with fun companies and non-profit organizations across the Carolinas. By night, Nicole is the co-founder of Fireforge Crafted Beer, a brewery-in-planning in Greenville, SC. Fireforge exists to give people a place that ignites their spirit of adventure and exploration.

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