Etsy invited me to share at their Sellers Conference in Manhattan. They paid for my airfare and a tiny green
I will never forget my time with my mom in what we named "the hottest, loudest city in the world" - NEW YORK CITY.
The fashion, the faces, the buildings, the drivers...it was all just incredibly different and fabulous! I am so glad I said yes, even though I hate speaking! The other panelists were really supportive and down to earth. It was hard for sure but I got great feedback from the sellers listening and the staff so I checked it off as a job well done. Take that fear! A special thanks to so many friends and my Mavora team who texted and prayed and cheered me on (and Cassie from Zenned Out who gave me speaking tips). What a difference a friend makes!
Like, without a friend you might give up and die on top of a bus in record breaking heat - but with a friend you can walk a mile home ducking into stores and hotels sucking on pineapples and kiwis and laughing all the way.