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Episode 199: Uncovering the My-T-By-Design of Lakisha Harper Bradley: Using Art for Creative Expression and Inspiration Here in Northwest Arkansas

About the Show:

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice your gift.”

– Steve Prefontaine

When Lakisha Harper Bradley, a former Walmart employee, is propelled by a spiritual download to leave her comfort zone and start her own business, ‘My-T-By-Design,’ she embarks on an inspiring journey to use art as a therapeutic tool to empower others to embrace their inner Picasso and uncover their unique gifts.

“We all have unique gifts, but it starts with us believing in ourselves in order for the gifts to come out. The tea is a representation of your truth.” 

– Lakisha Harper Bradley

Lakisha Harper Bradley is a mother, wife, sister, friend, and the founder of My-T-By-Design Therapeutic Art Studio. She graduated from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and has a passion for art that was passed down from her father.

Lakisha Harper Bradley was born and raised in Louisville, Arkansas. She had a long career at Walmart but felt compelled to leave and start her own business. She started My-T-By-Design Therapeutic Art Studio, which allows people to embrace their inner Picasso and communicate through art. After receiving an inspirational download during a traffic jam, Lakisha left Walmart to embark on this new journey. She now serves a variety of groups and organizations, helping them to create their masterpieces.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

1. Exploring the intersection of business, culture, entrepreneurship, and life in the Ozarks.

2. Examining the power of leadership and art in the family dynamic.

3. Investigating how a profound spiritual experience can lead to a business venture of therapeutic art.

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