Tuesday, 5 July 2011

Creating Success Around Our World

Hello everyone,

Welcome to our very first effort to connect you with the world around you by bringing you special persons that has made the world and their immediate environment more colourful.

Every Wednesday our hosts on each continent will introduce you to someone new whose creativity is inspiring!

Here's how you can take this worldwide tour with us:
You can follow all the hosts to support them and keep up to date with the fabulous posts they will share every week.  Then if you are inspired to join, just link up your own blog to make some new international friends.
Remember to leave us a comment when you follow us so we can follow you back!
And of course we'd love if you added our button to your site to help spread the word!
Here are your hosts:
Make sure you visit them all to see the inspiration and creative people every continent has to add to our community.
Ausralasia - Jill@Creating my way to success 
Europe -  Yaga@ The Shiny Bubble

The Americas -Suzy's@ Suzy's Arsty Craftsy Sitcom
Asia - Janelle@ Of Pinks and Fairy Tales

Our guest is from West Africa, Lagos Nigeria.

Lets meet our guest for this week's Blog Hop

Name: Fausat Adegeye

What do you create?

Well, first I am a seamstress and now I bead too. I came about sewing at a very young age and I had my tutor back then who taught me all I know about sewing. As I grew up, I developed on this skill and I have been able to really acheieve a lot and this has brought joy to me. I recently learned the art of bead making even when I have been fascinated with it for a very long time. Being a mother, wife and schooling hasn't made it any easier but I'm glad I finally got around to it.

Do you sell your creations? If so, how, and is it profitable?

Sure! I sell my beads to my friends, neighbours and religious partners including my collleague at the office and a whole lot more. At first selling my bead creations was a bit difficult and I had to market by wearing and it eventually paid off. As regards  being a seamstress is really a lucrative and tasking job and so long as you are good then of course the money start coming in.

What mistakes have you made or lessons you have learned?

1     Not starting my Beading buisness early enough not that I regret it but if I had it I would have more clientel

2     I have learnt that in this business you have to be consisitent and hardworking and you never never give up

3     Pray!

What to you is success? Have you reached it yet, or are you on your way towrads success?

To me success is a mental effort. You have to make up your mind that you want to succeed and that you have what it takes to succeed. It is never giving up!

Sincerely, I haven't reached success and I'm aspiring towards it. The world is changing rapidly and we just have to move with it. A successful woman of a minute ago might loose her success status if she does not update herself mentally, physically, emotionally, financially and spiritually.

Its a constant effort and while aspiring it stay focused and be happy.

So, what's next?

I am working on getting a better workspace somewhere around my house and I look forward to having my blog.

Now that you've seen some of our talent here in Nigeria - why not head over to another corner of the world and check out the creativity there.....

Europe - Yaga @ The Shiny Bubble
The Americas - Suzy @ Suzy's Artsy Craftsy Sitcom
Asia - Janelle @ Of Pinks and Fairy Tales
Ausralasia - Jill@Creating my way to success 

See you next week as we tour the world together

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