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Entrepreneurship, Guest Feature, Interview, Motherhood, Side Hustle

February 1, 2023

Ep. 106 Maura Gorman: Becoming a New Mom and Managing a Career & Business | Dainty Scripts

Are you working full-time and also own a business? Or maybe you’re wondering what it’s like to  run a business, have a full-time career, while also starting a family. Whichever stage you’re at, today’s guest is the perfect person to hear from. In this episode, I chat with Maura Gorman, the founder of Dainty Scripts, which specializes in custom hand-lettering & illustrations.

Maura shares all about her journey working in education as an art teacher, how Dainty Scripts got started, and her plans for her upcoming pregnancy. Plus, you’ll get tips on how to manage your own business and family commitments, and how you don’t have to follow all the rules to make it as a business owner. 

Tune in now and hear Maura’s words of encouragement and advice for anyone who may be at the same point in their life and career!

In this episode, we cover:

  • How Maura Gorman of Dainty Scripts went from crafting standard charcuterie boards to creating exquisite custom pieces
  • Insight into Maura’s creative process as we talk about her inspiration, tools of choice and design tips
  • What it takes to manage inventory and prepare for events
  • A pop-up strategy that can help you grow your business while strengthening relationships in the community
  • Maura’s incredible story of turning her sister’s words into canvases and donating them to hospitals during the covid pandemic
  • How she organizes her orders and processes through Excel sheets 
  • Challenges of being a full-time teacher while running a part-time business
  • The importance of staying active and engaged on social media
  • Advantages of selling on Instagram versus Etsy 
  • How giveaways and collabs w/ other biz owners can help small businesses grow
  • The future of Dainty Scripts and Maura’s excitement to become a new mom

Connect with Maura

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/daintyscripts/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/daintyscripts/


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