Like many creative entrepreneurs, I am not yet in a position to make a living solely on my creations. That’s not necessarily a bad thing in my case because I feel this gives me breathing room for mistakes and risks.
I work at an office in the daytime, handling receptions and communications. I am surrounded by people who are fighting for workers rights. I’ve learned a lot in my time there but I think the most important thing I have learned is that at which point I am able to expand and maybe have a functioning staff, I want the people who work for me to feel that they are being treated with respect and the dignity they deserve. I want to be able to give out living wages that people can really bank on.
I will be no one’s slum boss.
I want to build a brand where the people will feel like family and can feel safe in each other’s company. I want a lot of things that I didn’t always know I wanted.
When you know better, you should do better.