08 Jan The Passionate Ones: Ina Odak, Editor/Creative Director
Editor and Creative Director; Ina Odak has grown a loyal online following of passionate mum’s and lifestyle experts courtesy of a grounded, minimalist approach to life and love. A perfect example of those pumping their passion and paving the way – Ina is a modern trailblazer living life her way.
We chat the definition of passion, personal goals and the ultimate pair of shoes!
Anaka: Passion holds unique definition from one individual to the next – how would you describe ‘passion?’
Ina Odak: It’s intense. And compelling. When you really want something – it brings its own energy.
A: How important is passion in what you do on a daily basis?
IO: Extremely. I strive to inspire people on a daily basis. If I’m not passionate about it, there is no point.
A: What advice would you give others seeking to feel more inspired about what they do in 2016?
IO: Prioritize, brutally, the things in your life that energise you. Let go of everything that’s not important.
A: Who or what do you look to when in need of a boost in dedication and determination professionally and/or personally?
IO: I love strong motivational quotes. I also have a network of amazing entrepreneurs. I am constantly inspired by the people I work with. Surround yourself with incredible people, it makes all the difference.
A: Name a person, dead or alive, that lived with great passion in your opinion?
IO: Lisa Messenger.
A: How important are goals in the acquisition and/or maintenance and growth of passion?
IO: Very. Goals are dreams with deadlines. But stay flexible in your thinking.
A: List a professional and/or personal goal you have set yourself for 2016?
IO: It’s sort of a goal as a mantra (personal + professional) … “Darling, if it’s not a heck yes, it’s a no.”
A: If passion were a pair of shoes, name the brand and style?
IO: The Isabel Marant “Andrew” boot.
A: Name a hair product you can’t live without.
IO: Dry Shampoo.
A: Hair Goals for 2016?