I’m so excited!
Today, my new solopreneur series – Follow Your Arrow – started on Autostraddle!
It’s a fortnightly celebration of LGBTQ solopreneurs, business-owners, side-hustlers and others who want to earn a living doing the things they love. The first post features an interview with yours truly, so you’ll get to read all about how professional and organised I am (haha) and how I run Little Red Tarot! And after that, you’ll get a regular does of inspiration from a *huge* variety of other queer business folks who have taken that leap and started working for themselves.
It will be inspiring, informative, encouraging and awesome.
For most of my life, like many people, I’ve been obsessed with figuring out what “my thing” is.
That special passion or interest I could be an expert in, that thing that’d make people say “oh, Beth’s the person you want to talk to about that.” Something I’d be known for and something I could be confident about.
Since turning 30, that longing has turned into something else. I not only want to pinpoint my expertise and develop a reputation for being good at something — I want to make a living from it too. I want to “follow my passions,” whatever that may mean, and build a business doing the things that I love. I want to get up each day and feel I’m doing something special, something the world needs. I want to be in charge of my own time, to put tons of energy into building my own business, to work hard and do things my way.
Does that sound familiar? Do you dream of running your own business? Maybe you’ve already started? Maybe you’ve been totally killing it in your niche for many years? Wherever you’re at, if you’re excited about making a living from your passions, this new series is for you!