This can be a nostalgic month for me as Pai celebrates its 10 yr anniversary.
I converse of it right here within the third particular person as a result of I very a lot see it as that, an precise being – in reality, I typically consult with it as my first born!
Once you conceive and delivery a enterprise, bearing its many rising pains and sleepless nights, it may possibly really feel very very like nurturing a toddler and watching it develop.
Ten years have gone within the blink of a watch and in addition felt like an eternity! The passage of time will be illusory and complicated like that.
We’ve achieved an enormous quantity in a decade and after I take a step again and pause for breath, I’m so pleased with what I see.
The manufacturing facility we’ve constructed brick by brick, we nonetheless make each one in all our merchandise in London and our Queens Award for Enterprise which is ready proudly on our wall.
We’ve come a great distance from my drafty storage and hand whisk!
The highlights are many, but it surely’s the those that stand out.
The shoppers who’ve been so supportive and dependable – and who, at occasions, have been so affected person with us.
And the distinctive, numerous, gifted, spirited members of the Pai crew.
Many have joined me for simply part of the journey, however a notable few have been with me from virtually the start. Not simply my husband (in fact!), but additionally 4 notable people who collectively have served 32.5 years on the firm.
Pai could be a special entity with out them – the merchandise, the model. There isn’t any query they’ve performed an instrumental half in its evolution.
Whereas it’s necessary and beautiful to take a second to replicate, my impatient nature means my eyes are set firmly on the horizon.
There’s a lot to do and satirically it seems like we’re solely simply getting began.
There are such a lot of individuals with delicate and difficult pores and skin that also don’t learn about us and that we consider, passionately, we can assist.
Don’t panic, we’re coming to seek out you!