The pathway to such a cool life - Data Visualisation Expert Stephanie Evergreen


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When Stephanie's employers were refusing projects she'd have loved to take on, she set up her own business on the side and began teaching people about the importance of the work she was doing.

Seeing how popular the idea was, Stephanie's employers soon asked her to shut down her business and bring the work in-house.

Stephanie said no.

She's since had a book published on the subject, ran workshops for the United Nations, given international keynote speeches, built a virtual team of 6, and launched her own online academy that serves hundreds of students each year.

Imagine if she hadn't said no all those years ago...If she hadn’t believed in herself and recognised the benefits of being freelance…

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