EP 321 | Above and Below the Line with Ekaterina Solomeina

April 25, 2023

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All business owners must be leaders, with an ability to influence clients, trades, team members, suppliers etc. The good news is leadership skills can be learned. Listen in to this discussion about growth mindset, leadership mentality and how to operate from a position above the line.

In this episode we learn:

  • anyone can be a strong leader, with the ability to influence others and take responsibility for projects
  • a growth mindset teaches you to always assess and keep moving forward
  • to strengthen a future forward attitude, connect it to your purpose and communicate it in a clear way
  • build resilience, as a business owner, you’ll need it
  • don’t label emotions as good or bad, just use them to see what you can learn



Curiosity is a muscle, and you need to train it every day. Michael Wolff:



Carol Dweck – Growth Mindset

About Ekaterina Solomeina

Creative director and educator. For the past 20 years, Ekaterina Solomeina has worked with some of the greatest creative minds alive, including Michael Wolff (founder of Wolff Olins branding agency) and Donatella Versace.

She is also a co-founder of Future London Academy, where she has built MBA for design leaders taught by CEOs, CFOs and creative leaders from Pentagram, Amazon, Wolff Olins, Dropbox and Zaha Hadid Architects etc.


Facebook | www.facebook.com/FutureLondonAcademy

Instagram | www.instagram.com/futurelondonacademy or www.instagram.com/ekaterina_solomeina

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