Mori Abdul #FounderOFTheFortnight
What do you do and do you love it?
What I love about being an event curator is that I am able to team up with amazing creatives to work on one project, from conception to execution. It is also fulfilling to help a brand or talent achieve their goal.
Do you have any favourites Book/Podcasts?
‘Mind your business’
‘Oprah super soul conversation’
‘Myleik - my taught you’
What challenges do you face regularly? How do you
One of my current challenges is being asked to work for free on projects. I’m learning to overcome this issue by being transparent from when I get an enquiry and communicating that there is a budget for my time.
What is the best and worst advice you’ve received
Best advice I have received is: use your 9-5 job to fuel your vision, visualise the life you intend to live, but take action in the things you want to achieve.
Worst advice I have received is: stay in a job that was making me miserable.
What's been the highlight of your career so far?
Working on the first London press party for Nasty Gal.
Whats next for you? Do you have any unfulfilled ambitions?
Next is to work on more international events, mainly
Have you ever taken a massive risk? Did it pay off? If not, what did you learn from it?
Left my job with no savings! Biggest risk ever, still learning
and still a risk in process.
What are your top 5 instagram accounts?
What have you learnt about yourself in the time you have had with your business?
Anything is possible if you put your mind to it.
What would you say to yourself 5 years ago?
Have some more belief in yourself, your not going to work in sales at cadburys forever!
Tell us one surprising fact about yourself
I can’t ride a bike lol