17 and a Half Questions with Aimie-Sarah Carstensen

In collaboration with Generation CEO, we present you 17 and a half questions to inspiring female leaders. This week we have Aimie-Sarah Carstensen, Founder and CEO of the Realtainment Group, including ArtNight, ShakeNight, PlantNight, and BakeNight. Creativity is a central part of Aimie-Sarah’s work and her top creative hack is something we can all do right now

by Natascha Zeljko | 28 Sep, 2022
17 and a Half Questions with Aimie-Sarah Carstensen

1.  What excites me about my job…

Learning new things, going above and beyond, and leaving my comfort zone every day.

2.  What frustrates me sometimes…

Growth takes a lot of energy and can be painful from time to time.

3.  My secret dream job

Opera singer

4.  My top strategy for surviving a really bad day at the office

Focusing on the here and now and the small positive things. Also, if something unpleasant comes up, knowing that I’ll soon be able to look back on it and hopefully have learned something.

5.  How I get into the flow

The moment I implement an idea.

6.  Biggest success so far

Success for me is authentically living each day to the fullest, doing something I'm passionate about and having great people around me.

7.  My greatest defeat

Life is made up of ups and downs, and, every now and then, I've really fallen flat on my face. Often this is when I've lost focus on what's important, but then I just try to get back up and move on.

8.  Worst buzzword


9.  The best reward after a hard week at work… 

Linguini with tomato sauce and falling asleep after 5 minutes on the couch while watching a movie.

10.  Home office or in-house?  

Work from home

11. The most important quality a colleague/business partner can have 

Radical honesty

12. My creative hack

Getting started

13. The first website I check in the morning 


14. My favorite digital tool 


15. The book or series from which I have learned the most for my (work) life

Start with Why by Simon Sinek

16. Which series, book, or podcast I would generally recommend...

“Super Soul” by Oprah Winfrey

17. Most prominent follower on social media? 

Diana zur Löwen

17 and a half: What has always... 

…interested me is supporting other people – especially women. That's why I'm excited to be part of Generation CEO.



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