Ann Tatum, owner, Duct Tape & Denim
Ann Tatum, owner of Duct Tape & Denimtalks about how she turned a hobby into job and how, over the years she learned how to generate an income doing the things she loved while she was raising her girls. She has a varied background and always has a project up her sleeves. Hear from Ann as she talks about how her ventures have grown and changed over the years. She has held her plans with an open hand as each season has come and gone.
How Ann is Productive With a Purpose
Hear how her business Duct Tape and Denim got it’s name and how she is blazing her own opportunity and been a learner of life. She also reveals the name of her dream HGTV show. Her practical and helpful *not professional* business advice is a must hear for anyone thinking about starting a business including how to narrow down what business opportunity would be a good fit for you in your season. She gets down to brass tacks about the realities- challenges and joys of running a small business. How she follows her husbands lead and supports him while pursuing and growing her business is great wisdom.
Finding Balance With Busy Schedules
Because she sets her own hours, she is able to balance her priorities and keep the Lord first in what she does. Hearing how she finds balance is helpful and really helpful for someone determining how they spend their days. She shatters the common myth that we can do it all, with great actionable steps about how to prioritize our time that we can implement today. Ann prioritizes time in a way so that per priorities are in line and before adding things into her schedule she asks herself “is what I am adding to my schedule going to hurt my current relationships and priorities?” Hear what her routines look like in a typical day and week and how that has changed over the years.
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Questions to reflect on:
What hobbies do you have that could be income generating for your home?
What are some of the roadblocks that hold you back from monetizing a hobby?
When you think about where you want to head- what is one small step that you could take to get there?
How do you generally make plans and add things to your schedule?
Does your life reflect your priorities?