how I decided on prices that feel good in my business

Over the past months I’ve been thinking a lot about pricing and money in general. I’ve been planning to decrease from my part-time job, worked on setting up a designated business buffer, and have been researching what I need and want to make in more detail. In this blogpost I explore how I decided on…… Continue reading how I decided on prices that feel good in my business

how I run my business when I have little energy

One of the reasons why I started my own business was because I wanted to work differently. I craved a routine that was away from the hustle and from always having to be productive. Having a slow, gentle and profitable business makes that happen for me, but I still have days (or weeks) when I…… Continue reading how I run my business when I have little energy

how to trust yourself as a business owner (and human)

As a business owner, you get to set the rules. Hurrah, freedom! But, after a lifetime of being told what to do and when to do it at school and work, figuring out what your rules are going to be can be hard. In this post I share some strategies to learn to trust yourself…… Continue reading how to trust yourself as a business owner (and human)

how I created a slow, gentle and profitable business

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that running my business without the hustle, in a way that nourishes me is key. I want to run a business that allows me to work with my strengths and energy. A business that allows me to grow and develop. And a business that allows…… Continue reading how I created a slow, gentle and profitable business

what I gained from Pinterest in 2021 and my strategy for 2022

In my previous post I wrote about the Pinterest experiment that I started in July 2021, the numbers, my approach and the tools I use. In this post, I want to explore a bit more what I gained from Pinterest in 2021 (aside for the numbers) and what my strategy for 2022 is.  Ready to…… Continue reading what I gained from Pinterest in 2021 and my strategy for 2022

the Pinterest strategy that is really making a difference in my business

This post includes some affiliate links, indicated by * In July 2021 I decided to get serious about Pinterest in my business, initially settling on a three-month experiment. I wrote more about that in my blogposts about developing a marketing strategy and ecosystem that fits my business better.  In this post I want to share…… Continue reading the Pinterest strategy that is really making a difference in my business

how to grow your business by tapping into your energy

What would it feel like to do more things in your business that give you energy? To know what those things are, and to follow them? To stop doing the things that have been niggling at you for a while? And to stop doing the things that you feel you should be doing, but that don’t really sit well with…… Continue reading how to grow your business by tapping into your energy

how to feel good about setting and communicating boundaries in your business

This post first appeared in my October 2021 newsletter. Want to get my newsletters directly in your inbox? Sign up here. Do you ever find yourself thinking that if you set a boundary around availability, or price, or extra work you’ll lose out on clients? Or that people will see that your shop is closed…… Continue reading how to feel good about setting and communicating boundaries in your business

4 strategies to stop hustling in your small business (and feel good)

Every so often a podcast or article on ‘the hustle’ crosses my radar. The host or author talks about how, as a business owner, you need to hustle in order to make it work. Especially as a beginning business owner. But: what if we don’t want to hustle? How do we build and run a business without…… Continue reading 4 strategies to stop hustling in your small business (and feel good)

A Balanced Life: living + working in tune with natural cycles, with Jen Wright

Ever wonder how other small business owners create a life that feels balanced, intentional and fulfilling?  A Balanced Life is my blog series in which I interview mentors, makers, creatives and others who are intentionally seeking to live a more balanced life. We talk about living life without the hustle, resisting norms around productivity +…… Continue reading A Balanced Life: living + working in tune with natural cycles, with Jen Wright