The beginning of entrepreneurship is anything but glorious; people don’t typically talk about that. Dream chasing is often a lonely road, not because you don’t have people that support you, but because the primary investor of that dream is your own heart. And as the primary stake holder, that heart is the only one able to truly feel all of the ups and downs along the way. Brene Brown has urged us all to step into the arena (if you don’t know who she is, do yourself a favor and pull up one of her talks on Youtube, this one is called “Why Your Critics Aren’t the Ones Who Count”). She also recommended that we save a seating section for a support system. A front seat for that one person who will help you off the ground when you find yourself beaten down in the arena and will look you in the eye and say: “yes, that sucked, but you are brave so clean yourself up because you are going in again”. I’m lucky to have that person. I’m lucky to have multiple persons. But what I also have learned is
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If you followed me for the past year, then you may know that a lot has changed in my life during that time. If you are new to the D. França Designs family, welcome! I am beyond grateful that you have decided to take the time to learn a little more about this dream of mine. So, I would like to take the opportunity to share with you how the current, re-branded, reborn D. França Designs come to be. Let’s get personal.
Last year I got divorced and decided to move to Italy from Utah. At the age of 28, I found myself in a seemingly perfect marriage to a man that loved me, living in our dream-custom built home, with the financial security that most people can only dream of. Yet, I was unfulfilled in so many levels.
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