Freedom Fridays, vol. 4: why you should learn to stop taking things personally

Michelle Welch is no stranger to entrepreneurship, growing up in an entrepreneurial household where she learned the importance of strong work ethic and unending determination. At 25 years old, Michelle founded Queen Cleaning Concepts (QCC) and co-founded Golden Spoon For The Culture. QCC,  a commercial and residential cleaning company, quickly gained success due to her stellar marketing efforts. Golden Spoon, a catering and meal prep service, incorporates a cultural spin. Michelle is also a certified life and business coach with Amplify Concepts Coaching, where she can take your confidence and business to the next level. She also serves as a key note speaker.
Her passion spreads widely into the community. She is the founder of non-profit “The Momtrepreneur Network”. This platform is an interactive hub for entrepreneurial women and mothers looking to start or build their own business, create connections, and find inspiration and support. She is a strong, single mother for her two boys, Landon and Trevor, who keep her pushing toward success everyday! 

What does freedom look like for you?

“In my perspective freedom is doing whatever it is I want to do in any given moment, without a single thought of what others may think: the ability to structure my life on my terms in every aspect. I’m on nobody’s time but my own. “

Don’t give anyone the power to make decisions they won’t have to deal with.

Michelle Welch

When did you realize freedom was important to you?

“When I had my second son, I knew I had to drastically change my entire life because I refused to fall into the circumstances I once did with my first son. “

What one piece of advice would you give to people that are in pursuit of their own freedom?

“Do what works for you! Don’t ask people their opinion on what you need to do to make you happy or live the life you feel you deserve. Don’t give anyone the power to make decisions they won’t have to deal with. Find your definition of freedom and run with it. Our time here is limited; make every moment count!”

As leaders in their space, they are always learning – what have you changed your mind/perspective on?

“My perspective is turn everything into a solution. If you have a problem that has a solution, you have no problem! If you have a problem with no solution, that’s your solution – push forward and start again with a new approach. Perspective is what I literally base my life off of. Time is fleeting and we don’t have enough to dwell on the things that just won’t matter in 5-10 minutes! Also FOCUS on the support and love you get versus what you don’t. Love always wins when the focus is right. Lastly, learn how to stop taking things personally.”

Most influential book?

Unfu*ck Yourself by Gary John Bishop and The Four Agreements!” 

Giana Cambria

Author Upperhand Creative.


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