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

Hi Annick, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
I have always been and still am an over thinker, which caused me to be very scary when it came to taking risk for my business. I would overthink everything and ultimately handicap myself from taking risk, and making big changes. My biggest fear has always been failure. I was scared to fail or “flop” when I would come up with unique things to do with my brand. It wasn’t until I realized the only way to fail is by not taking risk and always playing it safe. I told myself whenever I would begin overthinking or talking myself out of taking that possibly life changing risk ‘be fearless, take the risk’. Now I am willing to take any and every risk for my brand and my company, I bet on myself every time with no fear of failing because it’s no way you will fail when taking risk you’ll learn and adapt what you learned even if the outcome wasn’t what you expected.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
On The Scene Agency is a marketing and pr agency that focuses on bridging the gap between the brand and its future audience and/or consumer. On The Scene Agency provides services that assist clients with their artist development, brand management, marketing, music roll out and more. Our team will provide customized campaigns and strategies to assist in achieving the goals of the client, and increasing exposure.I have overcome a lot of challenges throughout this journey especially since I am in them middle of male dominated industry. I have to work harder to even be respected by my male colleagues. The two biggest lessons I have learned on this journey, for one do no take anything personal, leave your emotions at the door, in the car, locked away and to never ever get too comfortable. People, things, trends are constantly changing. I want the world to know that my company was built off of genuine love, integrity and hard work. I bring to the table an open mind, knowledge, and a gang of resources.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
My favorite thing about Miami is most definitely how diverse the city is. There is something to do and eat for literally everybody from those whose enjoy authentic Caribbean food, soul food, and even vegan food. If you enjoy authentic Haitian food you can go to North Miami, and have Au Bon Gout, for some soul food I would take you to Miami legend Trick Daddy Sunday’s Eatery, or go to Wynwood and try out any of the food trucks or small restaurants, there’s a ton to choose from. On a Sunday we would go to brunch at Da Cave or Dukuno’s enjoy some good food, music, and drinks. Monday I would take then to the Strip Club G5 of course with the Young Monster Crew. I would definitely take my friends to Wynwood so we can walk around, bar hop, and take pics in front unique art. One thing about Miami there is literally something to do all day every day. We have the best happy hour spots, food spots, party spots, chill spots and shopping. You never know who you may run into because I literally live where people from all walks of life vacation at.

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?
Shoutout to my peers who have all motivated and supported me in their own ways. The life of an entrepreneur is NO walk in the park but with peers who hold the same values and morals like me and understand the ups and downs of business owner makes it a little easier to go through.

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