Tori Green: Who are you? What do you do?
Carianne Older: I'm Carianne - aka PeggyShootsFilm - film photographer and creative director.
Tori: What was your first business (including running your own business)? How long did this last or are you still involved in the same business?
Carianne: My first business is PeggyShootsFilm, I’ve been running my own biz for 4 years now.
Tori: Biggest challenge? How did you get through it?
Carianne: Realizing I was worthy enough to run my own biz/not work corporate like I thought I was supposed to.
Tori: What is something that you wish you could go back and tell yourself before starting this
Carianne: You will end up somewhere different than you expected you would as a kid.
Tori: What did you do before owning your own/running your business?
Carianne: I worked on Broadway & 9-5 at a /Major Talent Agency
Tori: What/who made you take the first leap?
Carianne: My parents!
Tori: Who was the first to believe in you and give you real support (financial/sweat equity)?
Carianne: My parents!
Tori: Was this your dream job? If not, what was?
Carianne: My dream job was working on Broadway, which I did! But owning my own company and being my own boss was my real dream. I just didn't realize it until it fell into my lap.
Tori: Why did you get into this field?
Carianne: It really fell into my lap, being a photographer kinda found me.
Tori: What is your biggest failure that you turned into a success?
Carianne: Not getting hired at any of the major corporations I applied to when I got to LA. It forced me to work for myself and work hard.
Tori: How is your life/work balance? Body, mind, and soul weekly routine?
Carianne: I am an overworked/over achiever but I force myself to take time for myself. I love to
get massages, facials, get my nails done, eat out at nice restaurants with my friends..
Tori: Do you say/write out affirmations?
Tori: When was the last time you tried something new/ Stepped out of routine?
Carianne: I haven’t in a while honestly! I need a hobby.
Tori: Favorite book that changed your life?
Carianne: Choke by Chuck Palahniuk
Tori: Do you think your gender gives you an advantage or disadvantage in today’s world?
Tori: Have you experienced different treatment from your peers of the opposite sex?
Carianne: Yes 100%
Tori: Thoughts on the glass ceiling?
Carianne: Yes, I think it exists and that women aren’t meant to surpass it.
Tori: Fun fact about you?
Carianne: I grew up Vegan and no longer am.
Tori: Number one piece of advice you remember?
Carianne: Be true to yourself and be kind to every single person you work with.
Tori: Anything coming up for you that you want to talk about?
Carianne: My in person workshops, clown series.
Tori: Where can we find you online?