The Resilient Retail Game Plan Episode 146

From Side Hustle To Full Time With Hannah Burn

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From Side Hustle To Full Time With Hannah Burn

It probably holds true that many small business owners dream of the day that they can hand their notice in at work and dedicate themselves to their own small businesses full-time. It’s an audacious goal and certainly isn’t going to happen overnight (in most cases!) but it’s completely possible as my guest today demonstrates.

In episode 146 of The Resilient Retail Game Plan, I speak to children’s decor and gift designer and founder of Hannah Joy Designs, Hannah Burn. Having always wanted to run her own small business, Hannah decided to create her own fun and colourful brand after she fell out of love with her career and needed something new to get excited about, all with the purpose of “creating a life that she loves through creativity”.

Starting with a little know-how and a lot of determination, five and half years on Hannah’s fully transitioned from running a side hustle to running her small business full-time. In today’s podcast, we talk about her amazing journey.

Throughout this episode we talk about the need to test out products, the importance of failure in discovering what does and doesn’t work and how sometimes the hardest decisions are the best ones. We also discuss “gold medal syndrome”, the realities of sustaining success and how the Resilient Retail Club has made a difference in the growth of Hannah’s small business.

Check out Hannah’s beautiful products at:

https://hannahjoydesigns.co.uk/

And connect with her at:

https://www.instagram.com/hannahjoy_designs/
https://www.facebook.com/HannahJoyDesigns/
https://www.pinterest.co.uk/hannahjoydesigns/

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If you enjoyed this podcast episode listen to episode ‘Four Key Traits That Product Business Owners Need To Have In Order To Flourish‘.

About the featured guest

Hannah Burn

Founder, designer & maker
Hannah Joy Designs
Hannah creates unique décor and gifts for young children from wood and acrylic. All her products are laser cut from quality materials and are designed from start to finish by her in her home studio in Nottingham.

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