Mixing Babies And Business™

044 | Encouraging innovation in young readers and learning from our kids with Rashmi Sirdeshpande | PT 3

December 17, 2021 Amy Maureen Lynch Season 3 Episode 44
Mixing Babies And Business™
044 | Encouraging innovation in young readers and learning from our kids with Rashmi Sirdeshpande | PT 3
Show Notes

PT 3: Rashmi Sirdeshpande is a mom of two and a lawyer turned children's author who loves taking big ideas and making them accessible and exciting for young readers. Her books have been recognized by BookTrust, listed in The Times/Sunday Times Best Children’s Books of the Year and she is a World Book Day author.

This is the final of three mini episodes of our conversation, which took place in October.

THINGS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • Advice for listeners seeking to create something they can't currently find in the market or on bookshelves
  • How she invests in her own personal and professional development as a parent and writer
  • The importance of mentorship, networking and community
  • Going past your comfort zone and doing things which terrify you because they're great opportunities 
  • What she wishes someone would have told her when she first became a parent
  • The kind of world she hopes her children grow up in and how she's writing books to spark joy, hope and encouragement

Thanks again to Rashmi for taking the time to speak about all things parenthood, creativity and entrepreneurship!

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ABOUT RASHMI SIRDESHPANDE
Rashmi Sirdeshpande is a mom of two and a lawyer turned children's author who loves taking big ideas and making them accessible and exciting for young readers. She writes non-fiction picture books that ignite children's curiosity, as well as fictional stories that crackle with imagination. Her books have been recognized by BookTrust multiple times, listed in The Times/Sunday Times Best Children’s Books of the Year 2020 and she is a World Book Day 2022 author.

CONNECT WITH RASHMI
Website rashmisirdeshpande.com
Twitter @RashmiWriting

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ABOUT MIXING BABIES AND BUSINESS™
I believe parenthood and professional development doesn’t have to be mutually exclusive.

As a social impact movement and community, I'm focused on producing parent-friendly professional development, digital resources and more inclusive and flexible work solutions for primary caregivers.

This podcast is the result of my journey over the past five years bringing my kids into business settings, hosting parent-friendly professional development events and during these times, it's my creative attempt to continue connecting you with industry leaders and guest experts who also happen to be parents.

Mini episodes are released on Tuesday and Friday covering all things entrepreneurship, flexible and remote work with kids.

Thanks for listening and sharing with your network of parents!

- Amy Lynch (+ Family)
Founder | Event + Podcast Host
http://mixingbabiesandbusiness.com/