When God confirmed for the um-teenth time that I was meant to be an entrepreneur, I was flooded with anticipation. I had a countdown on my phone with the number of days I had left at the hospital and I couldn't wait to leave. I longed to be a full-time entrepreneur instead of building my business on the side. Building Humble and Whole on the side often meant it was pushed to the back burner to make time for the sleep I was sorely lacking.Read More
I think it’s almost impossible to log on to Pinterest these days and not get sucked into the rabbit hole of posts like, “How I grew my IG to 10k followers in 5 months” or “How I get 100k visitors to my blog each month.” If you are using your blog for business instead of a hobby, your numbers are important. Your analytics can not be ignored. In order to run a profitable, sustainable business, you have to understand where your audience is coming from and how to find them. But you can’t get sucked into the numbers game. It’s a tricky balance for sure, but it is one of the challenges we must face and conquer as business owners.Read More
The community of online creative businesses seems to be overrun with darkness. You can’t scroll through Instagram or Pinterest without seeing swear words diluting beautiful images. In this community of online business owners, you can’t help but come across people bragging about their wealth, crediting their six and seven figure incomes to everything under the sun except God.
I felt my heart race in fear when I realized God was calling me into this arena. Not only was He calling me to take the leap into this industry, He was commanding me to do it boldly. I realized later that He was calling me to be bold for reasons much bigger than myself.Read More
The marketplace needs more Christian entrepreneurs, those who are willing and ready to step out on faith. Many believers stray away from doing business because, let’s be honest, we’ve all seen examples of icky business practices. But those of us who feel the Lord is tugging on our hearts to own a business should not ignore His call. It's not worth it to be disobedient to the Lord because of fear or because you have negative, preconceived notions about business owners. Christian entrepreneurs have the opportunity to bring light into an industry that desperately needs it.Read More