My guest today is Cyan Ta’eed. Cy is one of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs, having co-founded Envato in 2006 and growing it to being valued at over $1 billion. Last year she tried her hand at chocolate (why not?!) and Hey Tiger is now one of Australia’s fastest growing purpose-driven brands. Oh, and in her spare time, she recently launched Milkshake.app, which allows users to make a free website for their Instagram profile all on their phone, instantly.
In this chat, we cover:
How Cy went from spending four hours a day on her phone to just 15 minutesHow Cy changed her mobile phone to make it less addictiveThe game that Cy’s family play on January 1, every yearThe five minute activity that Cy does every morning to set herself up for the dayHow Cy manages her energy levels as a self-described introvert who presents as an extravert.Cy’s approach to constant learning and developmentHow and where Cy has found great people to work in her businesses.Cy’s strategies for overcoming Imposter SyndromeHow Cy mentally prepares herself for stressful eventsWhy Cy had an app on her phone that reminded her she is going to die 5 x per dayCy’s go-to apps and gadgetsWhat happened when Cy had an eyesight-threatening ulcer and had to rest in darkness for several weeks.Balancing sprints with periods of rest
Find Cy on Instagram at @cyantaeed, check out her amazing chocolate social enterprise Hey Tiger and her most recent business Milkshake that allows users to create a webpage from their Instagram account.
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