The office tales of Willis Couture, creator director

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Who are you :
I am the owner of the Montreal clothing brand Willis Couture. The brand is a mix of Positivity, arts and fashion. Our mission is to convey positive messages throughout our clothing. Some artists use music to spread their messages. We use fashion to spread ours.

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Your current job :
I am the creator director and basically running everything with the clothing line. I also do printing jobs for other people. I also work part time for a telecommunication company.

In which city are you located?
Montreal

A word to define what kind of worker you are :
Determined

What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..)? 
My bible, computer, my social networks, my phone (I would die without it).

What does your office space look like?
I have a printing shop located in St-Henri. That is where I print. It has an industrial look and feeling to it (brick walls & old wood floors). My office is located at home in my bedroom. It is quite crowded in there. But I love working from home while sipping on my tea.

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What kind of music do you listen when you are working ?
House. African music. RnB. Positive Hip Hop

Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work ?
I print a to do list. I also take a paper and write the time on it. I update it every 30 minutes. That helps me to focus and to make sure that I do not waste or take too much time on something that is not work related.

What tips would you give to improve productivity ?
Be well organize and write things down on a paper.

You're better than your colleagues to :
In motivating others.

What is the best advice anyone has given you ?
Failure can happen. But always stand back up and do better.

What is your best tip for saving time ?
Be well organize. And make it happen instead of dragging things.

What is your routine start and end of the day ?
I read my bible in the morning. I go on blogs to see what is new in fashion. I plan my day. I come home at night and drink my green tea and relax.

 Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not you go without ?
My pen and schedule book.

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