Unicorn Water (aka Champagne) is the lifeblood of Dee Taylor, owner of Sweeping Beauty NYC. As the clever name suggests, she has no problem creating fun anywhere she sees fit, and that’s most things! Dee talks play, building rapport with clients, and how you can make a lot of money doing things that no one else wants to do.
aka Mother Bee Shimmer Dust
Founder of Sweeping Beauty NYC and LoveShack
Strengths: Accepting of failure, sees the potential in everything, always asking how things could be more playful
Unexpected conclusion: Play is not the opposite of work
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0:00 The Simpson’s. Treehouse of Horror’s IV. Episode 109.
0:04 Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The Knight of Camelot. [Motion Picture].
0:08 Goapele – Play
0:11 Midnight Oil – No Time for Games
0:18 Carrie Underwood – Play On
0:23 Denisea Taylor. Chill and Ambitious Periscope.
0:26 Let’s play house. (Tha Dogg Pound)
1:04 Play important to kids AND adults
2:08 welcome DEE
3:01 You make a lot of money when no one else wants to do it.
3:18 Employs friends
3:34 a beauty is a beautification specialist
4:09 “I clean with rags, I don’t wear them”
4:24 being presentable at someone’s house
4:40 = better tips
5:20 also do organizing
5:47 help you can already be comfortable around
6:10 connection through outfit
8:18 only mother bee has shimmer dust
8:38 whimsical space- sees the potential
9:20 sees the solution and works backwards
10:27 24/7 party place
10:46 unicorn water
11:05 Birdman – Money To Blow
12:39 people who are stuck on what something is supposed to be- functional fixedness
German, Tim P. Immunity to functional fixedness in young children. 2000.
13:23 Cognitive bias
14:05 5/6 yrs old when kids start to develop functional fixedness (needed) (bar 480)
15:45 I can’t save your life
16:18 hoarder stories please
16:52 building relationships
17:12 she just moved out of his place/ breakup
17:32 CELINE DION- ALL BY MYSELF
18:00 bringing energy to someone’s home
18:33 Neotony – Center for Play research. Humans more inclined for adults to retain some juvenile qualities.
Somel, Mehmet; Tang, Lin; and Khaitovich, Philipp. The Role of Neoteny in Human Evolution: From Genes to the Phenotype. December 2011.
Choi, Charles. Being More Infantile May Have Led to Bigger Brains. June 15, 2009.
19:58 taking things seriously has a very specific reaction
21:24 If you love your job, you’re gonna come back
21:35 Brown, Stuart. Play is More Than Just Fun. Ted Talk.
22:38 hoarders = huskies
24:08 happier clients are more playful throughout life
25:48 Dr Brown could determine who was a murderer in prison based on the amt of structured play they had as a child ***
27:30 Survival techniques of abused children
27:50 Michael Jackson and play to cope
1:43- this n climbin up in trees talkin bout Don’t you climb trees? Nah n* we got bills and shit. take your peter pan ass and make some peanut butter
28:15 Katt Williams
28:31 Katt Williams
28:53 Playing Office
30:00 playing house
30:30 Dad ruins grocery store
32:49 feet on the ground, head in the clouds
33:17 Rihanna – Bitch Better Have My Money
33:34 Very Unbirthday
35:20 starts from necessity
“You need an idea to get people to pay you for things”
38:25 set the tone. stuck to prices bc they offered more
40:44 craigslist whore. No casual encounters
41:35 knows how to delegate
43:56 Marquis makes an appearance
44:58 America is not surrounded by beauty
46:15 Stuart Brown says play is a state of being
47:58 clients trust her to move for them- Goes back to building a relationship with the clients
49:48 Health benefits of play: ***
*help keep you functional under stress
*refreshes your mind and body
*encourages team work
*helps you see problems in new ways
*helps trigger creativity and innovation
*increases energy/ prevents burnout
61:00 Find a way to make it fun.