September 25, 2017
I shut my handmade business down several years ago and one of the big reasons for doing so was that I was run down. I was exhausted from sewing handbag after handbag, trying to sell more and more, at craft show after craft show.
I think I was starting to feel a little unappreciated in my own business. Sounds strange, but it happens! With no boss to give you a pat on the back, encourage you to take a vacation for all your hard work or authorize a pay increase, it’s easy to lose motivation.
Sure, you can do all of those on your own, since you are your own boss, but it doesn’t give you quite the same satisfaction.
I love running my own business and I did really enjoy running my handmade business. But..