Sarah Cressall founder and managing director here at Creation Station spoke to Alison Roberts from the Daily Mail for the 'Inspire' section. Sarah spoke about the challenges of being a woman in business and how her multi-award-winning company The Creation Station, now inspires over one million kids and adults in the UK.
"To me, power is making things happen without asking for permission" - Beyonce
Sarah talks about her battle with her health, raising three boys under the age of four and what it takes to transform failure into a learning opportunity and of course, success.
When Alison asked if Sarah had encountered any sexist attitudes while starting out in 2002 sadly Sarah recalled a time where a "tech expert" refused to acknowledge that Sarah owned the business and spoke only to Sarah's husband, Duncan.
What advice would Sarah give to other women who are looking to run their own successful business?
"There are three things I have found helpful. firstly, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger, so don't be beaten by the hurdles, burn them as fuel to keep going. Secondly, embrace failure as a way of learning. To fail is really a 'first attempt in learning', so feel the fear and do it anyway! and finally, ask yourself this question...
"What would YOU do if you knew you couldn't fail?"
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Check out the full article out on the stands today, November 5th 2018 or read it here on The Daily Mail's site.
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