Women in Business: You can’t please everyone – Mountain Xpress

by | Oct 12, 2022 | Business

Editor’s note: For our Women in Business issue, we invited women in our local business communities to share insights they’ve gained through their work in Western North Carolina. 
Annelise Kopp is a DJ, known by many as Lil Meow Meow.
Xpress: What is the best advice you were given about launching your business? 
My business “launch” has been more like a many-year process of evolution into different roles as a DJ. I was encouraged to try some low-stake gigs first. I got a chance to get a feel for what was involved — to see if I enjoyed it and what the challenges might be. And it evolved from there.
What is the best advice you’d share with someone just starting out today? 
First, consider and weigh the sacrifice. While DJing might seem like a great social activity, the reality is that you’re likely to find yourself busy on weekends, holidays and special occasions. Don’t get me wrong: I’ve met some of the best people and had some of my favorite experiences in this job, but it’s not for the faint of heart. Think late nights, heavy equipment, technological challenges, a constant need to expand your musical catalog and (realistically) a lot of expenses. Is it still one of my favorite parts of my life? Absolutely.
Sec …

Article Attribution | Read More at Article Source

Share This