|Photo Credit - Neeta Lind|
Speed, endurance, and goal orientation are disciplines that both an athlete and business owner need. I can't imagine physically running up 2, 041 stairs in 10 minutes, but, when I contemplate my design, production, and site management goals for the day, the climb is definitely straight up.
Having stated this, the question now arises, WHY add blogging to all those labor intensive pursuits? Truth is, I was a blogger long before I opened my Etsy shop and, after doing both for a few months, I began to see how beautifully they compliment each other. But to accomplish both I've found that time management is the illusive key. I say illusive because mine keep slipping out the back door...
|Tablet Cover or Stylish Clutch - New at Icky Chic Designs|
The upside to running an Etsy business, Icky Chic Designs, and blogging is that they are great soulmates. They compliment each other, offering support and meaningful content. Blogging not only allows me to showcase my own work, but It gives me a stage on which I can spotlight other talented artisans and innovators as well.
How do you manage multiple pursuits?
Check out these new blogs from two of my fellow Etsy friends:
My Six Years of Experience As An Etsy Team Captain
Etsy Shop - Markets of Sunshine