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Episode 30 of The Vendor's Daughter
Kirstie Lee is the founder of A Jar of Pickles, a minimalist, punny and adorable stationary line.
Kirstie started A Jar of Pickles while still a college student. Today she continues to grow her small business while maintaining a 9 to 5 she loves, and wouldn't want it any other way.
In this Episode Kirstie shares how she believes her career path actually helps fuel her creative endeavors when she gets home and why she believes keeping your side passion a side hustle can be good thing.
In this Episode we also discuss:
-growing a business slowly with Etsy
-why it's important to maintain a schedule both personally and professionally
-why you'll want to guard yourself from getting burnt out
-spouses who are life partners and therefore business partners (even if they don't work in the business)
-how keeping your personal life a priority actually helps your business' success
-why minimalism can be hard but rewarding work
-the importance of self-awareness
-having a plan for growth
-knowing what season in life you are in and how much time you can dedicate to your business
-giving yourself grace