Co-Creation Community - Ignite Your Creative Muse
Ep. 248 - Susan Davis is the founder of The Co-Creation Community and co-founder of The CoPassion Project. She mentors women over 55 who are artists, writers, and emerging entrepreneurs, helping them develop an online presence so that their creative endeavors and voices will be seen and heard. In this episode, Susan talks about the desires and concerns of women over 55 and how they can turn their lives around to live in abundance. Listen in to learn how to stop living a retired life and start living a reinspired life by turning your passion and purpose into a creative business. You will also learn why you need to shift your mindset from that of an employee to that of a business owner when you become an entrepreneur.
She hosts events and has a retreat to Ignite Your Creative Muse in 2023 which can be accessed here.
- How to tap into your creativity and creative expressions that you put off in your younger years
- Why the foundation of starting a business over 55 should be based on your passion and purpose
- How to create a business with an entrepreneurial and co-creation mindset to find success
- The importance of having a community and a support team to help you build a successful business
- Embrace technology and have fun with it to learn it for the benefit of your business
"When we create a business where we are not wearing all the hats and we’re not doing everything, we’re much more successful and a lot happier.”- Susan Davis
In this episode you will learn:
The concerns and desires of women creatives over 55 as they open new chapters of their lives [1:31]
How we can transition and utilize our accumulated wisdom to stay relevant as we get older [3:42]
Why your second and third chapters are your opportunities to tap into your creativity [6:49]
Emerging entrepreneurism – turning your creative expression into a business and still enjoy it [9:30]
The types of creative businesses that women over 55 often start based on their passions [11:23]
The importance of shifting your mindset from that of an employee to that of a business owner [14:18]
Why you need fearlessly delegate as an entrepreneur and build a support community [18:31]
The process of education, mind-shifting, and resource-building that Susan’s community achieve [22:35]
She advises women over 55 to embrace technology and play with it as if it’s something fun [25:46]
Susan describes her passion projects and how they’re facilitated to impact change [29:46]
The retreat events that she has prepared for the women in her Co-Creation Community [32:53]
She encourages every woman 55+ to stop living the retired life and start living a reinspired life [36:43]
Susan M Davis is the Founding Champion of The Co-Creation Community and Co-Founder of The CoPassion Project - Humans Being Positively Human and The A-Place-To-Call-Home/Voices of Our Story Project.
She works on online and peer-to-peer--mentoring, consulting, facilitating, and hosting workshops in teaming, marketing, brainstorming, and social media. For several decades she has integrated her passions and talents in the areas of design, fine art, writing, audio, and business/marketing development, into The Co-Creation Community offerings of The CoPassion Project and the A-Place-To-Call- Home project, both philanthropic endeavors promoting inclusion, compassion, and common humanity by communicating through multi-media arts.
For the past ten years, she has mentored women over 50 who are artists, writers, and emerging entrepreneurs, helping them develop an online presence so that their creative endeavors and voices will be seen and heard.
She was a conversation radio and TV producer and host sharing my passion for living a holistic, "positively sustainable" lifestyle where I supported my global community doing the same.
Her path was as a serial entrepreneur for many decades, establishing and growing businesses in alignment with her passion, purpose, and mission, and always with a focus on collaboration, communication, and community.
All of her business and creative endeavors reflect her core values of inclusion, non-judgment, compassion, and collaboration.
Throughout her career, she has received national honors, awards, and publications for her work in the Sustainable Design/Green Building industry, as well as awards for her contributions to education and broadcasting.
The A-Place-To-Call-Home/Voices of Our Story Project has achieved recognition and garnered grants from California Humanities and California Arts Council and KVMR Community Radio in Nevada City, CA.
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