Farmer. Mama. Slow Business Badass.
Over a decade ago I ditched my downtown office with a view and my 'successful, important' career to build a life, and a living, on my own terms.
I broke all the rules by building my business with Slow Values - and it worked.
Two kids and six-figures later, I'm here to help you do the same.
The number one mistake small business owners make is failing to niche effectively. Niching is simple, but not always easy. Why do we fail to niche, when many of us have at least a rough idea of how important it is? One word : Fear. We are afraid to niche because niching, at its core, […]
You’re not lost. You’re here. I’ve travelled a weird and wandering career path. I’ve sold everything from pant suits to cheeseburgers to giant solid jade tiger statues large enough to ride. (Told ya, weird.) Although my education and work life might look meandering and kinda random from the outside (from art galleries to a home […]
You are not a brand. Ok. We’re talking business here but right now, I want to talk about life. About living. About being whole and imperfect and present in the world. You are not a brand. You are a human being. Not made to be confined to tiny squares, reflected in the eyes of strangers, […]
I wish I could send a letter to my 20-something self. If I could, I’d tell that young woman to give less fucks. Way less fucks. I worked so hard in my 20’s in a job that ate me alive. I’d wake up each workday in tears, stood on the crowed subway platform holding down […]
Perfectionism is a bitch. There is no nice way to say it. Perfectionism is the pits. If you’re reading this, chances are you are a go-getter, a striver, a dreamer-of-dreams. Chances are, you’ve also left your biggest dreams on the shelf. Not because you can’t. But because you’re scared. Because perfection made you. The worst […]
Is the Slow Work movement really for someone like me? Isn’t Slow Work only for lazy people? So you’ve learned a bit about Slow Living, and you think you might want to give Slow Work a try. There’s just one question nagging in the back of your mind – If I want to embrace Slow […]
Are you struggling to find your flow as a creative entrepreneur? Working for yourself – fitting it all in, making time for work, family, your health . . . it can feel impossible to find your flow. You might even find yourself spending more time thinking about how to get it all done than actually […]
What if Slow Business could be a GOOD thing?
I’m sure you’ve heard it by now – from marketing gurus, from podcasts, from your girlfriends – you’ve GOT to have an email list. Although social media is the bright and shiny one in our marketing toolbox, your email list – while not glamorous – is where the heavy lifting happens. Ready to dig in? […]
Do you struggle to come to terms with failure in your work life? (Or you life in general?) I sure as hell do. I hate it, but it’s true. When we fear failing, we miss out on playing big in our own lives. When we are afraid, we don’t show up for ourselves. We don’t […]
Are you burned the eff out? Feeling exhausted, but have nothing to show for it? Slaving away on social media, but the sales aren't materializing?
It's time to slow down, get back to basics and focus on the things that really matter.