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THE HUSTLE + GATHER BLOG 

Your vulnerability is an asset: Conversations with Sisters Feb 06, 2023

"The thing that I loved about this interview, like my life takeaway, was how she said her team feels like family, because I totally feel that way."

What we didn’t know when we started out on this journey of entrepreneurship is that while being able to pay your bills is important, creating a...

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Small teams and big dreams, with Nina McCaskey Jan 30, 2023

"Setting boundaries is incredible. Being able to relinquish control as a control freak is incredible. And this has opened me up to also be able to say yes to creative things, things I would've said no to, cause I knew I didn't have the energy. Being able to do that, it brings back the ...

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Are We Chasing Money? Accolades? Respect? Contentment? Nov 14, 2022

"Our particular business that is in hospitality and celebrating people, I think came from our grandmother and I think that also shaped who we are. I love decorating and while my grandmother and I have very different decorating and design styles for sure. I just loved the intentionality...

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The Pivot that Saved Hello Lucky, with Eunice and Sabrina Moyle Nov 07, 2022

"You're not just working for somebody, so it's harder to walk away. And I just think that's one of the challenges that every entrepreneur probably faces is drawing boundaries and having healthy boundaries between their personal life and their business."

I think every entrepreneur can attest to...

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Are you afraid of money, too? Conversations with Sisters Oct 31, 2022

"You don't have to hustle your life away to be successful. I think that was such an amazing, wise thing to say. She was talking about how she wanted her daughter to see that you don't have to hustle your life away to be successful, and I think that there is something a little broken about our...

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Stop and Take Your Pulse with Jessie Williams Oct 24, 2022

"I'm in it for the long haul and it's just a non-negotiable. So we rely on the community for their support, and so we're going to make sure that we're there to support them back. And it just feels so good."

I’ve often been intrigued, and admired the concept of business for good. We often...

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Signs of burnout, and bulldozing through life Oct 17, 2022

"I feel like we've bulldozed through a lot in our business, and I don't accept that any longer. Like I think, even though sometimes circumstances don't allow you to celebrate greatly, I think that peaks should be acknowledged in general. Because when running a small business it feels like that...

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Playing to each other's strengths: Conversations with Sisters Oct 03, 2022

"And then like, you kind of get past that blame game and you realize, ugh, like ultimately it was my fault. Like if I had just sent this email, if I had just clarified, this is what I wanted, this wouldn't have happened."

We can all relate - right?! When you are stuck in the middle of a crappy...

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Building a game you can win, with Jackie and Cassie Collier Oct 03, 2022

"And you're seeing stuff that you would never see as sisters or as best friends. Like you just wouldn't see that stuff. So it's not like you didn't even notice it before, but it's like, it's such an intimate relationship in ways that. If you're, if you don't have a partnership like this, you...

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Are you DOING the work, or GROWING your business? Aug 30, 2022

Brandee’s story is SO much like ours. It was almost like looking at our story in an alternate dimension. I really resonated with this part of her journey. The messy middle. I don’t think I have ever heard a more accurate description of this part of business. 

The messy middle is...

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Searching for validation: with possessions, respect from others, and from within Jul 06, 2022

"We often talk about this, who you are as a boss and who you want on your team -- She says one of her pieces of advice was, getting the right people on your bus."

I felt this comment deeply! I have always said that a team is only as strong as the weakest link and if I am on that ...

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When your ideas suck, and what's great about competitors' negative reviews Jun 14, 2022

One of the points that stuck out to me during our talk with Christie and our CWS afterward was the conversation around seeing your clients as people and not as transactions. When you see them as people first and begin that dialogue as person -to - person, reaching, selling, and serving those...

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