I recently had the pleasure of meeting with Hope Alcocer. Hope is a Chicago-raised entrepreneur who now travels back and forth between the Windy City and NYC. At age 22, Hope began her entrepreneurial career in digital marketing. Now, she can add author to her list of achievements. I just finished reading Hope’s first novel, Where Hope Lies. I really enjoyed both the entertaining storyline and learning moments throughout the book.
Keep reading for a recap of our conversation AND make sure to enter the giveaway at the end of this post!
1) You work remotely for a tech startup in Chicago. What benefits and challenges come from working remotely?
Hope: Benefits are being able to write a book like this. If I was at a 9-to-5 job, I wouldn’t be able to take off three weeks for a book tour.