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E153: Self Love, Persistence, & Starting That Spark W/ Founder of Fire. Clothing Ian Howard


IG: @fireclothing88 TikTok @ianisonfire

E153:

Today we speak with founder of Fire. Clothing a recent start up out of North Carolina. Fire. wants every unique individual to feel comfortable and confident in their own skin, the spark of creation. Ian speaks to encouraging others with Autism to pursue their dreams, starting a clothing brand without prior experience, and getting past anxiety and depression of the past to live in the present putting yourself out there. Great conversation on persistence, finding your passion, and helping others.

In This Episode We Cover


  • Dealing with anxiety

  • Getting that spark for your idea and running with it

  • Starting a new venture you’ve never done

  • Persistence

  • Starting social media

  • Setting up a Shopify and direct sale process

  • Getting comfortable making authentic content

  • Finding a clothing manufacturer for your brand

  • Inspiring others with Autism to pursue their passion

  • Self love

  • Pushing yourself to do better everyday

  • Write it down and speak it into existence

Quotes

I struggled with facing the fact that I had autism. I never wanted to say that I had autism because I didn’t like myself having it but its the reason why I love myself now. You have to have self love, I love who I am now, what I stand for, I don’t care what everyone else thinks.” - Ian Howard

“Building a brand is a tricky thing but I’m excited about how you’re building yours right now.” - Host Dave Swillum

“The past doesn’t matter, right now matters. You don’t want to live in the past, you want to live forward.” - Ian Howard

“Speak it into existence and write it into existence.” - Ian Howard


Ian’s Links

Ian’s Shopify clothing site for Fire.

https://ianfire2021.myshopify.com/

IG

@fireclothing88

TikTok

@ianisonfire

Resources Noted In This Episode

Ian’s Uncle’s Record Label

EAOLY Entertainment

Da Vin Tee

Concord, North Carolina

https://davintee.com/


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