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Jan 09

Inspirational People: Interview with Emma Joyston-Bechal

By Mark Attwood | Inspirational People

Inspirational People is my series of interviews with entrepreneurs I’ve met on my travels who inspire me.

I am endlessly fascinated by the fact that some people just get on and do it with no fear of failure even if, like me, they’ve failed before.

It’s not that entrepreneurs are superior to people that have never started a business, it’s just that they have certain characteristics that interest me, and millions of others judging by the 900,000  searches per year on just one term like: “how to start a business”

What really interests me is what drives these people? I’ve a strong hunch it’s not actually the money: I know it’s never been about the money for me. But I may be wrong and I want to find out.

So, we kick off with a chat with Emma Joyston-Bechal in Marrakech, Morocco.

Emma has had a fascinating life and she’s is a creative ball of incredible energy who not only inspires me with her drive but I’m a big fan of her two most recent creations: a luxury boutique hotel called Riad Zamzam and a luxury holistic retreats business called Morocco Retreats. I’ll shut up and let Emma do the talking…