Season 01, Episode 15
Podcast Episode Title
The Pursuit of Uniqueness: Navigating the Saturated Space
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Join host Mary Williams and special guest Renee Bowen in the second of a two-part episode (see episode 3, “From Hollywood to Business”) as they dive into the realms of entrepreneurship, parenting, and personal growth through the lens of The Last of Us. Explore the challenges of carving your unique path in saturated markets and how to disrupt the ordinary. Find inspiration in their journey from starting businesses in a highly competitive landscape to becoming thriving entrepreneurs.
Discover how to leverage your brand, passion, and purpose to stand out in a crowded market. The conversation delves into the post-pandemic landscape, where education and adaptability have become vital. Mary and Renee share insights into finding the sweet spot between love and obsession in business.
This episode’s themes extend beyond entrepreneurship, touching on the unpredictable nature of parenting. You’ll learn to trust your adaptability and resourcefulness in the face of adversity. Join us on this inspiring journey to transform your business, rediscover your purpose, and embrace the bittersweet moments of life and entrepreneurship.
Quote from the episode
There’s a lot of fun, but at the end of the day, you’ve got to really stay in your lane. And know where you’re going. A lot of people don’t know where they’re going, and that’s a big problem.
~ Renee Bowen, Founder & CEO of Renee Bowen Photography
Discussed in this episode
- The challenges of working in saturated markets.
- The importance of staying true to your brand and purpose.
- Standing out in a competitive field.
- Navigating the journey from startup to success.
- The significance of educating your market and audience.
- Adapting to the post-pandemic business landscape.
- The impact of love and passion on business resilience.
- Exploring the duality of love and obsession in entrepreneurship.
- Embracing the unpredictability of parenting and business.
- Trusting your adaptability and resourcefulness.
- The Last of Us video game created by Naughty Dog
- The Last of Us television series on HBO
- Bittersweet by Susan Cain
- Interview: The Graham Norton Show
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Renee helps creative entrepreneurs with spicy brains find clarity and regulation through coaching, courses and her podcast, Tried & True With a Dash of Woo. She offers high level 1:1 coaching as well as group coaching, in addition to photography education online courses and hypnosis tracks. Connect with Renee on her website, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and LinkedIn.
- Host, Writer, Producer: Mary Williams
- Sound Master: Chris Martin
- Marketing Support: The AK Collective
- Recording Studio: Melrose Podcasts