Season 1 // Episode 2

The boundaries that give you the space to grow

March 14, 2018

Building a strong container around your work, your creativity, and your life is really important for achieving your goals and maintaining control of your endeavors. So in this episode of Making a Business, Emily’s sharing how she’s setting up healthy boundaries to ensure she’s making the most out of her time, energy, and money as a product business owner.

Episode Transcript
"Just because my boundaries are changing, doesn't mean I don't have boundaries."
- Emily Thompson

Discussed in this Episode

  • How Emily carved out the time to get Almanac Supply Co. started
  • Maintaining that work/life balance when you're starting a new business
  • Starting a new business when you other business(es)
  • How to nurture what it is you want to create
  • Setting and protecting boundaries
  • Deciding to go into business with a partner
  • Talking about money: how much overhead goes into starting a product business?

Resources Mentioned

Hosts + Guests

Emily Thompson
Emily Thompson


Almanac Supply Co

Kathleen Shannon
Kathleen Shannon


Braid Creative