The Committed Creative Podcast

#71 Finding Your Purpose with Lala Macnab

September 21, 2023 Carmen Allan-Petale Season 6 Episode 2
The Committed Creative Podcast
#71 Finding Your Purpose with Lala Macnab
Show Notes

Lala Macnab is a business mentor and educator who owns and operates five businesses. She is the owner of Paper and Ink Studios, a wedding stationery business, and the founder of the Creative Republic, an Etsy store that sells photographic backdrops. Lala is also involved in an Amazon FBA business and recently started a business called Good Vibe Scents, which sells inspirational car air fresheners. She is passionate about helping small businesses succeed and is known for her expertise in branding and design.

In this episode of the Committed Creative Podcast,  Lala shares her journey of starting and managing five businesses, including her wedding stationery business, Paper and Ink Studios, and her Amazon FBA business. She also discusses the importance of rebranding and the process of selling a business. Lala emphasises the need for passion and purpose in entrepreneurship and offers valuable advice for aspiring business owners.

The nitty-gritty from Lala: 

  • Lala emphasises the importance of being 100% committed to your business idea and having a clear purpose and passion.
  • When starting a business, it is crucial to research the market, identify your unique selling proposition, and ensure there is a need for your product or service.
  • Building a strong team is essential for business success. Hire people with the right personality and train them for the required skills.
  • Lala believes in giving back to the community and incorporating a greater purpose into her businesses.
  • It is important to take care of yourself as a business owner and prioritise your own wellbeing.

Find out more about Lala here.


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