Equally analytical and creative, Emily Mishler is the Founder and Managing Director of the Cultivated Group. She specializes in business development, creative & brand strategy, strategic planning, and fundraising. Emily launched her first company at the age of 22 and has since raised and distributed over $20M of private investment for private clients, for-profit entities and NGO’s. Born and raised in the rural Midwest of the United States, Emily Mishler is an intrepid optimist with a keen sense of adventure, eye for design, hand in fundraising, and heart for philanthropy. She received degrees from Purdue University (B.A. & B.S.) and the University of Notre Dame (M. B. A., specialising in Philanthropy (M.N.A.)). She is on a mission to ignite and empower individuals and organizations to: “be the change you wish to see in the world”.
Entrepreneurial Role Models: Sir Richard Branson Oprah Winfrey Sara Blakely
When business started difficulties overcame: “It was a lot of fear, it was a a lot of uncertainty and it was a lot of honestly things that I had manufactured in my mind were created to be truths in my mind that were not in fact true. It was simply that I needed to have those experiences in order to be able to better understand how I wanted to choose to move forward”…[Listen for More]
Favourite Books: Big Magic: How to Live a Creative Life, and Let Go of Your Fear Book by Elizabeth Gilbert Also mentioned: The Compound Effect: Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, Your Success Book by Darren Hardy
Favourite Quote: “Be the change you wish to see in the world” Mahatma Gandhi Recommended Online Resources: https://calendly.com/ Calendly – Say goodbye to phone and email tag for finding the perfect meeting time with Calendly. It’s 100 free, super easy to use
Best Advice to Other Entrepreneurs: “To not ask for opinions of those who have not done things that you are attempting to do. The quickest way to get terrible feedback but also the quickest way to have someone crush your dreams and prematurely halt your forward movement is by asking those who have never attempted anything remotely close to what you are attempting to do especially if it is going to make the world better. When you open the door to those things you also open the door to other people’s fears and insecurities to drive which is not what you want. They might be in the passenger seat but you do not want them at the steering wheel ”…[Listen for More] More About Emily Mishler: The Cultivated Group
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