In the age of highly-curated social media, where so many people are hellbent on showing perfection rather than reality, someone who is unafraid to speak their truth is refreshing. Dana Rebecca Gordon of Dana Rebecca Designs is known for keeping it honest on social media. Her hundreds of thousands of followers agree that showing up and sharing the small moments in life is appreciated.
Being an entrepreneur is a big job; she is also a mom of 2 little girls and an all-around badass. In this episode, we talk about the challenges that come with being an entrepreneur. While it is great to be your own boss, it can often be a thankless job, and this aspect is often not openly discussed. Dana highlights the similarities between being a business owner and a mother and she shares why she thinks that the mainstream idea of balance does not actually exist.
Dana grew up with a mother who loved her body and she acknowledges the impact it had on her. Naturally, we touch on the pandemic, and Dana talks about how, despite how difficult it has been, it has given her perspective both with her family and her business. She has shared special moments with her children and established connections with her community by talking about things that are usually off-limits. There is so much power in speaking your truth, and if you feel afraid to use your voice, our conversation with Dana will inspire you to move past that fear.