March 14, 2022

63: On Fun, Fit & Blackwing Pencils (feat. Liz Scully)

63: On Fun, Fit & Blackwing Pencils (feat. Liz Scully)

Is having fun truly an essential part of self-employment? How can we make people feel safe, seen, and supported and profit from those efforts? And what can we learn about seizing opportunities from the makers of the most beloved pencil of all time?

This week, Annie P. sits down with the zany and brilliant Liz Scully. A veteran movie-maker, polymath, and mastermind queen, Liz knows a thing or two about creating unforgettable brands and experiences. Then, she shares the fascinating story of Blackwing pencils - a product so cherished famous writers and animators are buried clutching theirs - and their unusual path back from almost certain extinction.

*Parentpreneur advisory: this episode contains colorful language.

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Check out this page Liz made just for TLTQ Listeners!

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Annie P.'s free masterclass is for you. 

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