We had the good fortune of connecting with VerAmber (Vee) Dockins and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi VerAmber (Vee), have there been any changes in how you think about work-life balance?
Over time my balance has changed tremendously. Still working a FT job Monday-Friday and still putting in the time to make sure I am still giving my all to my business. I have chosen two days out of the week that I will make sure I have my automation post set for Galore Events by Vee. I think about balance as being able to still get things done but not feeling overwhelmed.

Please tell us more about your work. We’d love to hear what sets you apart from others, what you are most proud of or excited about. How did you get to where you are today professionally. Was it easy? If not, how did you overcome the challenges? What are the lessons you’ve learned along the way. What do you want the world to know about you or your brand and story?
I am most proud of connecting with others in the same industry as me and not seeing them as competition but being able to connect and collaborate with them. I was able to host my very 1st back to school drive and movie showing in August of 2022 and it was successful. I was able to get to where I am today business wise by having the support from my family , partner , friends , mentors and clients who believed in me. It wasn’t easy but staying focused , learning by trial and error and using every feedback provided to me as motivation to keep going. I would like everyone to know that Galore Events by Vee is everything to me. It is one of the many things I am proud of!

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
For starters there’s really so many people I could thank. I would like to just call them MY VILLAGE. My village includes: My family , friends , partner , other great event planners and my clients. Galore Events by Vee wouldn’t be where it is without them. My family has been there since day one. My friends and partner carried me the whole way. If I called them needing any type of help they were there no questions asked. I have connected with other event planners and those are my event besties. We call our group GaloreKustomAffairs. My clients for trusting me to even be apart of their special day and the feedback to help me improve in areas to continue to grow.

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