Dana Truesdale's Profile
As a child, whenever someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up I'd say "I'm going to be an artist." I remember one time I said it and the response was "Everyone is already an artist. I mean what do you want to do for a REAL job when you grow up?"
Guess what happened? I grew up, got a corporate job fresh out of college and I was managing at a large company by 22 years old. I did that for almost 8 years and gained incredible business savvy but not the life joy I was looking for. Joy in your work is so important. I didn't have that working under florescent lighting and constant white noise.
In 2008 I opened The Midnight Orange and in 2011 my business had grown so much that I couldn't keep up with it while working my regular full time job. I took the very brave leap of faith and left my corporate job…
- Born on September 12
- Joined February 29, 2008