In this interview, Cristin speaks with Alison Tedford about the transition from 9 to 5 work to her own business and how freedom to rest led to Chronic Profit, Alison's first book.
We feel like there's just so much put on productivity and that rest is the opposite of that. When in reality, it's part of that, right? That is the time where you can innovate. That is a time where you get new ideas. That's when you're breaking away from your routine and stepping outside of yourself and letting new things come in.
If you had the freedom to rest, what would you do? What could you do? Could you take the freedom to rest and create Chronic Profit?
That's just what today's guest did. She launched a marketing business alongside her 9 to 5, and after 4 months, left for her own business where she worked from her couch. She created a life where she could give her body the rest she needed, and I think you'll be in awe of where she is now. #nospoilers
This week's episode interview is with author, marketer, and mom Alison Tedford. Alison is an Indigenous entrepreneur and author from Abbotsford, BC, Canada. Her experiences building a business while managing chronic pain led her to write her first book, Chronic Profit.
Alison and I endeavored to talk about rest from both a disability perspective as well as a mompreneur lens and the revolutionary idea that self-care as a business investment is your most valuable asset.
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