We ask our members share a few thoughts: to introduce themselves to fellow members, and those who are interested in our community.
In this installment, we interview Lisa Hall of Lemonberry.
Tell us about your business:
This small creative design studio based in Den Haag/The Hague works with small businesses either developing their brand from the beginning and working on all media including website development, or helping a business re-define their public image.
What 5 words would you choose to describe your business?
Creative, adaptable, motivating, meticulous & educating
What are your most popular products or services?
Branding and web design package
What do you like best about owning a business?
Getting to work with so many interesting people and having confidence in my experience to run my own business.
What or who inspired you to start your business?
I lived in a small village in the Andorran mountains when I started Lemonberry. There were so many successful Entrepreneurs there managing to make a living with such creativity, they inspired me and gave me the confidence to start up on my own.
What makes your products/services special?
Attention to detail and being able to successfully transform a client’s ideas into a solid message.
What is your biggest fear?
To not continue to grow
What motivates you on a daily basis?
Every project I work on
What is the biggest challenge you have faced?
Scheduling my time
What tip would you give women who are starting a business?
Listen to your instinct!
What is your favourite business book?
“The art of looking sideways” Alan Fletcher
What are your top tips for networking?
Concentrate on the people you meet and you may find all manner of interesting connections and collaborations.
How do you relax?
Walking the dog
What place inspires you and why?
The beach – for clarity
People may be surprised to know…
I got into all sorts of mischief in my youth including getting arrested in China (the Tibetan Plateau) in the early 90’s for being 500kms inside the “closed territory”
What do you care most about, as a business owner?
My clients being enthusiastic about the designs I bring them