My journey from being an overwhelmed entrepreneur to building a business I love.
I have been there wanting to go into business for myself so I could work doing what I loved to do. But for some reason, I wasn't connecting with the right clients and felt lost with what types of services to offer. Spending too many hours of wasted time marketing myself the wrong way and losing valuable time with my family.
Mom-Guilt started to set in and really questioned, "Why am I doing this and taking time away from my family?" it just wasn't making me happy.
It was time to change things or just close the business!
Lost and Found
I discovered that I didn't have a Mom-Friendly business, which I wanted when I started. This out of the box thinker lost her way by trying to be the Perfect Designer. I was listening to what they said. "Who are they, and why was I listening?" is what I finally told myself.
Trying to fit in and run my business the way I thought other designers were running theirs had me all over the place and not focused on what I needed. It didn’t suit my lifestyle, and I was not true to myself.
I then rebranded my design business as Marker Girl by telling my own story relating to my clients. I could help other Moms design their homes. I really worked at connecting with ideal clients to create the successful business I have today.
MAKE YOUR MARK!
I love working with amazing,
Through my journey, I have shared with other Creative Entrepreneurs what I have learned and really enjoy helping them see their own unique brand.
I couldn't find and still don't see services and programs that really dig deep into ideal client attraction. How to have a business that works for you because you have a very personalized brand. To me, that is the answer to growing an ideal business.
I saw a need for better support for entrepreneurs like me trying to create a business that works for them. I discovered that making your mark really is about being authentic and listening to what your ideal client really desires from you.
This is why I created Make Your Mark University and offer Coaching Services 1 on 1 to work with me, where I can offer you guidance, advice, and plans of action to help you create your own standout business and be the best entrepreneur you were meant to be!
Meet Karen Davis,
The Woman Behind
Make Your Mark University
Proud Mom - I am a mother of two wonderful teenagers. It is one of the greatest gifts I have received in my life. When they were very young, I longed for a creative outlet. That was when fifteen years ago, I decided to jump into Interior Design and become an Entrepreneur.
The Birth Of Marker Girl -The early years were a bit of a struggle balancing it all and really trying to find my true self. The defining moment in my life was when my daughter was two and markered the furniture. This wasn’t just about finding products that help with life's little messes; and it was really facing my messy life. That was when I decided to design my home and business to suit my lifestyle. I was determined to attract clients that wanted that same mom-friendly home and respect the fact that I was a Mom.
Over 27 Years of Experience - I spent over ten years working in management for corporations like Ralph Lauren, Laura Ashley, Gap, and Macy’s before launching my own business. I created top-selling home and fashion departments that ranked #1 in the country. Having that expertise and years running my own Interior Design business has given me a wealth of knowledge about marketing and running a business. My biggest reward has been mentoring other Creative Entrepreneurs along the way, teaching them the importance of having an authentic brand.
My mission is for Entrepreneurs to see their value and create an authentic
business they love!
LET'S WORK TOGETHER 1:1
I want to support you with growing your business.
This isn't the ordinary coaching program that just creates more ideas for you, leaving you to figure out the next steps. My 1:1 services are here to get you to the next level that you and your business deserve to be.
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