A short while back I had the opportunity to talk with SDVoyager about my design agency Future Holidays, the company history and my vision. Part of that conversation was about the path behind and learnings related to running a business. This brought to mind a favorite quote of mine:

“You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and by falling over.”

– Richard Branson

 

Ryan Kodzik, Founder of Future Holidays in his happy place… a tiki bar!

 

Have you ever really sat down and thought about that quote?

At Future Holidays, it’s so much more to us than a simple saying. I strive to live be this as an attitude.

Rather, it’s an outlook I’ve adapted to help build this San Diego design agency and make my entrepreneurship dreams a reality.

This sort of perspective – this drive to break the rules and create your own to build exactly the type of life that you desire —  is what I hope to share.

It’s this attitude I hope to pass along to our customers, colleagues, fellow entrepreneurs, and more with our San Diego design agency that zeroes in on Shopify functionality.

I had this attitude in mind when I started Future Holidays and when I sat down a short while ago to chat about our design agency, the importance of Shopify, San Diego entrepreneurship, and more.

This interview with SDVoyager was great— they’re a local San Diego magazine group that takes a hot look at what makes this beautiful city such an amazing place.

 

Our Interview About the Design Agency

We talked a bit about the company history, chatted about my vision, sparked a conversation about running a business.

Of course, I explain what I mean by breaking the rules in half in order to reform and craft your own sort of guidelines for life and business.

SDVoyager takes time to reach into the community and find the hidden gems that San Diego has to offer — like our design agency — (their kind words, not mine), so I’m exceptionally honored to have been noticed by them.

I’m even more honored to have been able to sit down and rant and ramble about the things that matter to me.

I walked them through our entire process.

From my humble, creative beginnings as a graphic designer, to my freelance and agency-employment journeys, to starting the design agency Future Holidays in San Diego, to my intent focus on implementing Shopify into customers’ entrepreneurship endeavors.

I felt super fortunate to have a platform to discuss what I think matters most. To me, that’s finding the unfettered freedom and diving into entrepreneurship.

Failure Matters

It was great to talk with them about my entrepreneurship goals, my visions for this design agency, and of course, my failures, too!

In fact, my conversation with them was focused on ideas surrounding forging your own path by fire, by failure, and by messing up.

Like I’ve said before, you don’t learn to walk by following the rules, you learn by doing it and by falling over.

Success takes failures, trials, errors, tiny encouragements, and inspirations to get you where you want to be.

At Future Holidays, I certainly live by this motto.

It’s what helped the agency get to where it is.

I encourage everyone to reflect on this insight as a way to live their lives.

Take the Time to Reflect

I was totally thrilled with how the article turned out, and even more thrilled that San Diego-based SDVoyager was able to take our conversation about our design agency and present it in an inspiring, helpful, and insightful way.

Take a look at this article, read it, and then absorb it. 

Reflect on my back-and-forth interview and ask yourself a few questions about your own life, business endeavors, entrepreneurship goals, and insights into freedom.

Are you seeking out something that gifts you total, unfettered freedom?

Is that important to you?

Are you taking the time to sit down, understand the rules, and break them to fit them better to you?

Do you recognize the importance of growing your entrepreneurship skills like my design agency focused on?

After my interview discussing design, entrepreneurship, and Shopify, I realized how beneficial it was to take a step back and reflect.

It’s definitely a practice I encourage for everyone!

Read, reflect, and most of all, relish in the article.

I can’t thank the SDVoyager team enough for sitting down with us to rap about the kind of company I’m consistently envisioning.

Thanks for giving me a platform to chat about what I love, what we know, and how we consistently are looking to grow.

A big thank you to you guys in advance, too, for taking the time to sit down and read this awesome article!

Check out the article here! Thanks again for reading!

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