We had the good fortune of connecting with Gregory Moss and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Gregory, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
That was simply, I knew I couldn’t be free answering to and working for someone else’s dream. The feeling of starting my own businesses out weighted the idea of working for some company long term.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
My work is all centered around increasing and raising the consciousness of those that come into the energy of whatever I do, whether it’s realized at the moment or later. – My candle company Scentz of Joy is a 100% soy based wax and wicks with amazing fragrances that are mostly custom scents to Scentz of Joy (www.scentzofjoy.com) – The first booked I self published Speak Your Truth is a 21 Day Affirmation journey that brings & keeps one aligned with root self by affirming truths that are foundational elements in bringing divine living into the physical world. (www.blurb.com/b/9842271-speak-your-truth) – ‘EyeAm Collection’ by G styles is my jewelry company based around gemstones which holds great and powerful meaning and protection for individuals while being stylish and affordable. (@eyeam_gstyles on Instagram) – Ninth House Design is a clothing brand started by my Jordan Lacy and Myself with a goal to design clothing that is a fun, meaningful and also a statement. We know that looking good can make your whole day greater; The number nine is a protective number that covers your love, wisdom, energy and your mission in life. So when you wear Ninth House, not only do you wear quality clothing but it’s also an armor of protection. (www.ninthhousedesign.com) In the process of launching and learning these different businesses I have and still have moments that are considered challenging, but with the heart and mindset of, “I was created with the same creative power of the Creator” – Greg Moss I hop right back to becoming that problem solver and believing for a great outcome. Overcoming the mental moments that we are all faced with by feeding your Mind, body, spirit and love for life has been why I can and will forever continue to push to higher and greater with the customer, my heart and the longevity of each company in mind. Lessons, lessons, lessons… I always say to myself, “Greg, lessons can make you a legend or a loser.” so I choose the only one that aligns with my great self! Setting the intention before I do ANYTHING is one of the most vital principles any one can use besides of course setting goals & deadlines (Lifelines). The World will know that if I was attached to it, it was intentional with the purpose to raising the consciousness, self love and joy of whomever experience my presence or energy. My brand is Freedom, I just find different ways to deliver it. – Gregory Moss
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
So for starters when people close to me come visit I always make sure I have their favorite water, food, snacks and juice at the house. Once that’s done I give them a tour of the best black owned restaurants, lounges, clubs, bars and stores in the city. We even do nature things too as in parks, bike riding, yoga and meditation. When it comes to clubs, bars and lounges I always take them to the places that the servers I’ve connected with ad energy was amazing including Ghost bar, Phil and Dereks, Upper Kirby Bistro, Reggae Hut, Breakfast Klub, etc and more. I love to party so we definitely enjoy the night life and go many places including Kamp Houston, Bottle Blonde, Rose Gold, Space, etc. We got around the see looking at landmarks and taking pictures in front of art work and of course head to the Galleria Mall.
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
The space we are in and continue to unfold with our businesses is greatly in part to the grace my ancestors prayed over me, the obedience of my mentors, couches and teachers following their purpose and me learning from their wisdom, the support of my customers, my parents, siblings & grandmothers, my business partner for Ninth House Design LLC. Jordan Lacy and of course the Favor of the Most High over my life.
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