In this week’s episode, we’re joined by Sheetal Prajapati, who is an educator, artist and advisor.
🌱 In this episode, you’ll learn:
- How, after working full time for 16 years in arts organizations, various freelance projects, and starting her own artistic practice, Sheetal decided to quit her last full time job in 2018 and start her own business, Lohar Projects the following year.
- How the conflict between her values and the organizational practices of the nonprofits she was working for pointed her towards creating Lohar Projects.
- The way Sheetal brings her values to life every day in her current work.
- About how Sheetal learning about and honoring her values and skills helped her realize the value she brings to her clients.
- About Sheetal’s project with the Times Square Alliance - Rumors of War, a large-scale sculpture by Kehinde Wiley in Times Square!
- The ways that Sheetal is able to make a difference in a new way as an external consultant instead of an internal employee.
- How Sheetal has learned not only how to say no, but when and why to say no.
- Sheetal’s advice for anyone still in the daily grind.
- Your reflection question: which value of mine do I want to honor more?
🌱 Seeds planted in this episode:
- Connect with Sheetal on her company Lohar Projects’ website, her website, or on Instagram (@loharprojects).
- Hear the song that inspired the name of my company Compass Rose By Chris Pureka
- Create a To Do List that lights you up instead of bums you out - check out the workshop.
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