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Ep.89: Ana Kraft— “Turn Frustration into Creativity and Do Something About the Things You Don’t Like!”

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Release Date: 11/24/2021

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Ep.89: Ana Kraft— “Turn Frustration into Creativity and Do Something About the Things You Don’t Like!” show art Ep.89: Ana Kraft— “Turn Frustration into Creativity and Do Something About the Things You Don’t Like!”

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Episode 89: Ana Kraft— “Turn Frustration into Creativity and Do Something About the Things You Don’t Like!”

Ana Kraft is the owner and co-founder of Xena Workwear—a company that designs stylish safety shoes and functional work apparel just for women. Ana envisioned Xena Workwear after years of having to wear clunky men’s safety boots throughout her career in international project engineering. Originally from Kazakhstan and raised in Germany, Ana came travelled across the world to the U.S. and overcame many fears and challenges to pursue her dreams. Join us in this episode to hear how Ana turned frustration into creativity to become a successful entrepreneur!

Ana’s Contact Info:
Business Website xenaworkwear.com
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/xena-workwear
Instagram https://instagram.com/xenaworkwear
YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3kr6xhihYQtXg232_iGivw
Facebook https://facebook.com/xenaworkwear
Twitter https://twitter.com/xenaworkwear
TikTok https://www.tiktok.com/@xenaworkwear

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