We had the good fortune of connecting with La Papeleria and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi La, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
Taking risks is the best way to make changes in your life. Unfortunately, we didn’t always see it that way.
Prior to the COVID outbreak, we were stuck in a monotonous cycle of every day life.
Instead of viewing the pandemic as a negative, we chose to focus on the positive aspects of it.
Thanks to this break, we were able to regroup & really focus on what was important to us – Friends, Family & Quality of Life.
We knew all this was within our reach with a regular 9-5, but couldn’t shake the feeling we could do so much more.
This is when we decided to risk the way of life we were accustomed to.
After quitting my 9-5, I focused on our business full time, knowing well we would reap the benefits as long as we kept providing quality work.
Fast forward a few months, and the risk we initially took is finally starting to pay off.
Because of the initial risk, we’ve been able to encourage friends, family & others to pursue their respective dreams through entrepreneurship.
What should our readers know about your business?
We are a print shop focused on entrepreneurship. Our intent is to help up-and-coming businesses compete with established corporations.
We don’t just print what the customer brings to us. We provide recommendations to help elevate their brand recognition. This is done in every single step of the printing process – from the initial brief to the final product.
Starting this business was not an easy decision, though it is one we are proud of. We’ve been extremely blessed with the support of our friends & family .
Throughout the years, we’ve learned success is a group effort. We are here to share our knowledge & learn what we can from every single interaction.
We want the world to know everything we do is Hecho con Amor (Made with Love.)
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Atlanta is truly a gem. Brunch is a must at one of our favorite Oaxacan inspired Mexican restaurant – Casie Cielo. There’s honestly so many eccentric brunch spots in Atlanta, so brunching is always a vibe. During the day, I would recommend taking a stroll through the Atlanta Beltline and parking at Ponce City Market to browse the shops and restaurants before hand. It is always an experience when walking the Atlanta Beltline, whether it be locals artists painting a new mural, musicians performing, or different street vendors. In the most recent months, a new restaurant opened and we have to say it is probably our favorite restaurant right now. They also serve Oaxacan food and it’s called El Valle. You cannot come to Atlanta and leave without trying our wings. JR Crickets is probably the OG spot to visit for wings, but if you want to enjoy the nightlife, you can try Boogalou Resturant and Lounge. They have swings for seats and you can enjoy some delicious wings with a drink or hookah. Another nightlife spot is Midcity bar. It’s a small spot, but they usually have musicians performing and serve some of the most elegant and delicious drinks to enjoy. To end the week, stopping by the High Museum of Art to enjoy the different pieces of art and new exhibits they have to offer. I could honestly speak endlessly about the different cool spots to visit in Atlanta, but these are currently at the top of my list.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Our parents – coming from immigrant families, we saw their daily struggles. They worked countless hours, day in & day out. Seeing this gave us the push we needed to start building generational wealth.