We had the good fortune of connecting with Jovana Anic and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Jovana, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
Risk is one of the crucial factors in my personal and professional life. When I think about the risk I always have in mind how to use it in my advantage. Risk always pays off when we consider it a positive thing. For me, risk can only bring me positive things-a success or a lesson learned, that is why I am never afraid to take a risk, still haven’t regretted that philosophy.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
When I talk about my career it’s hard to separate it from my family and private life because my career is my life. I can proudly say that I live and love my career. As a kid, I knew I was supposed to do something creative. Choosing my career wasn’t hard because I was always thinking about what I’d like to do even when I was in a bad mood or tired and one thing would come to my mind-drawing! We can say I am drawing (digitally every day now). I am happy to say that I am one of the rare people who are actually fulfilling their childhood dream. I am what I dreamt of being. That is how I am where I am now-following my dream. Was it easy? No! Was I supported every step of the way? No! But I knew one thing was for sure, my dream will come true. Along the way I learned that I can do whatever I set my foot into and that I am strong. I want the world to know that even if you come from a small country, small city and from a family that is loving, but not wealthy, you can be who you want to be. You just need to dream about it and live your dream in the reality.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
This is a good question since my family is visiting from Serbia soon. That will be their first time in the United States and I am sure they will love Houston. Where would I take them? I think what would WOW them the most is just the nature Houston offers, parks, lakes…and let’s not forget the food. Texas has the best food and biggest portions 🙂 Who doesn’t love that?

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I want to dedicate my success to Jon Solo and Live Oak Private Wealth. His support and the support of his company are the reason for where I am today. I am forever grateful for what he has done for me.

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