We had the good fortune of connecting with Yn-Nek Grice-Jones and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Yn-Nek, do you have a budget? How do you make lifestyle and spending decisions?
I honestly don’t have a budget on what I spend on my business, I just always make sure I replace what I use in a timely manner to where I never run out. I’m not an expensive person when it comes to my lifestyle finances. I make sure I get more needs than wants, I do budget myself when it comes to my personal decisions.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
It’s always been my dream to get paid for what I love doing and I did just that. Once I found out I was gifted at doing locs, I took my talent and passion and ran with it. There will always be people who knock you’r hustle but you honestly have to look past that. I do what I do because I love doing it. I love the outcome and transitions of doing locs, I will never get tired of doing locs. I overcame being shy, I’m more of a people person than I thought. I love talking to my clients about their day and what made them wanna start their loc journey. Lessons are learned everyday, but one thing you have to keep in mind about doing and having locs is you can’t, under any circumstances compare your work or your locs to others, everyone has their own ways they do their work, different products work on different people. I want the world to know that TWISTEDBYTOOTSIELLC is just the beginning to something extraordinary. There will be more to come very soon, stay updated. The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I would love to give a shoutout to my family and boyfriend for allowing me to practice on their locs, to my brother most definitely for giving me the criticism I needed to become better at what I’m doing till this day. I wanna also thank my clients for believing in me, for letting me bless them with the love and care they deserve for their locs. I wanna thank god for never taking me off this pedestal of greatness and blessings that I can share with the world, and I wanna thank myself. I never gave up on myself and what I love doing, there were times when I didn’t have clients for weeks, I just had to be my own motivation and I thank myself for that.
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