What the Enneagram Means for My Business

What the Enneagram Means for My Business

If you don’t know what the Enneagram is, or if you don’t know your number yet, do yourself a favor and head to this test to find out - it will be life-changing, I promise! In short, it’s a personality test based on different numbers (they’re not rankings!) that will tell you a lot about yourself, how you relate to others, and how others relate to you.

The first step for me was to find out my number, and from there I got Nathan to take the same test - y’all, it changed my marriage! I finally understood that some of his quirks aren’t just Nathan-isms, and many of them are shared by other people for the same core reason. It gave me more compassion towards him and a deeper understanding of what makes him tick and what makes him shut down.

For those who are curious, I am a 3 (The Achiever) and Nathan is a 5 (The Investigator). Here’s a little bit more about my personality, as the test I took explains…

Why I'm Afraid to Set Goals

Why I'm Afraid to Set Goals

Goal-setting is something talked about on a frequent basis in the world of entrepreneurs and small business ownership. We are supposed to set SMART goals. We are supposed to be held accountable by ourselves and someone else. We are always reaching for something, the next thing, building on what we have to become a better version of ourselves in the future.

To be honest, I’m not great at goal-setting.

This is probably a huge surprise to most people who know me, because I am always striving, always reaching, and always trying to achieve. But if I’m being honest, I’m afraid of setting goals, and especially afraid of speaking them out loud…

Introducing Restoration Threads: Clothing that Changes Lives in Foster Care

Introducing Restoration Threads: Clothing that Changes Lives in Foster Care

Today I’m thrilled to introduce Restoration Threads, a business started by Haley Coons that not only sells beautifully-designed products, but uses its voice and profits to benefit foster care organizations each month. Through their work I have learned about so much of the work going on right now in the foster care space, and I continue to be inspired by Haley and her business each month. Before you even read this interview, head over to her website today and see how you can support foster care simply by wearing a t-shirt or even engaging with her social media feed! And now, I’ll let Haley tell you all about how she began and what has driven her to use her business for GOOD.

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