Today I’m super excited to not only introduce you to some of my recent work, ( which I’ve totally failed at doing recently, sorry ) but also to one of my FAB clients!
Friends, meet Shannon!
If you need a little inspiration for becoming a successful business woman, a little advice on work/family balance, or just a little something to smile about – Shannon is your girl and her blog, The Art of Being an Intern, is your new favorite hang out.
Here’s a bit from Shannon on why she started TAOBAI and what her goals are with this new venture:
I started The Art of Being an Intern because I’m fascinated by the thought that the women who inspire me most (Tina Fey, Diane Keaton, Ellen DeGeneres…to name a few!) once worked as fact checkers, children’s theater stage managers and store clerks. Before they became who they are now most of my (and your) literary, film and comedic idols had no money to their name, no influence over popular culture and certainly no one fighting for their careers to take off. (Crazy to think about right? Sometimes I’ll dream about being in a Starbucks line with a young un-housewife’ed Bethanny Frankel. We chat, become best friends and eventually start a company called Skinny Girl togther. Righe before I become a multi-millionare is usually when I wake up.)
So how did they do it? How did they achieve such great sucess with little to no help? My theory is magic! I’m kidding. My theory is they worked hard and kept at it until something happened that changed their career. (And then they worked even harder to keep up with that success!)
So after interning for over a dozen companies over the course or my college career I decided I wanted to blog about the madam to majesty theory*. (Which is to say, the theory that if you work hard while at the bottom eventually you’ll work so hard that you’ll make a spot for yourself somewhere, close to, or even in seeing view of the top.)
My goals for The Art of Being an Intern are pretty simple.
Goal No. 1
To inspire young women working in creative fields such as film, culinary arts, fine arts, journalism, graphic design, comedy, stand up, theater and fashion to really go for their goals, even if they seem unlikely.
Goal No. 2
To assist the ladies who read TAOBAI (sounds like a fancy yogurt company right?) in laughing when career times are tough, pushing on when it seems like a project leads to no where and thinking outside the box.
Goal No. 3
To have fun! Life can get so serious. Its nice to read something silly, look at something pretty and get inspired to do something outrageous!
The Intern (Shannon G. LeDuke)*Made up theory
Are you crazy inspired by Shannon? I know I am.
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