business Tag

Smaller, Smarter, and More Efficient in Work and Life with Paul Jarvis

Paul Jarvis is an author, a maker of software and online courses, and a digital privacy enthusiast. His writing and ideas focus around the contrarian view that business growth isn’t always good, and isn’t always required. In this episode, Paul sits down with Cate to discuss his newest book, Company of One.  What you’ll get out of tuning in:How to figure out if “bigger” is really better for your company. How growth can sometimes promote you out of a job you love. Why there is no one “right” way to...

Read More

OMG! – Do I have Ama? What is it and How do I heal it?

Do you wake up feeling groggy, sluggish, unclear, or ready for more sleep? Do you feel stuck, weighed down, or lethargic? Or perhaps your clothes don’t fit quite as well as they used to? If you said yes to any of these questions, there’s a good chance you have ama in your system and need to clear it out. ‘Ama’ is undigested material (food, emotions, issues) that sticks around in our physical and mental bodies, weighing us down and making us feel foggy and tired, instead of light and clear....

Read More

Ayurveda, The Yoga Business Model, and Staying Whole, Healthy and Connected with Pleasance Siliki

On today’s Dharma and Dollars show I rap with Pleasance Siliki about her life in the yoga world in D.C., owning her own business, raising a family, and staying healthy and rested through it all. We chat about starting your own business and the importance of feeling successful, integrous, and aligned with your core beliefs in the process. We discuss daily rhythms and habits, dosha types, Ayurveda and how this important ancient Indian practice shows up everywhere in life. We discuss the utmost importance of getting sound sleep, simplifying our...

Read More

Hosting Retreats as an exploration of Collective Leadership with Tina Forsyth

Years ago I turned to Tina Forsyth to teach me how to run Yogahealer. She taught me how to create systems, processes, build team, hire, fire, and a few other key skills that come in handy for growing businesses. Somewhere along the way we became friends.We were chatting a few weeks ago and discovered we were both leading retreats. We were both in retreat prep mode. We decided to go over lessons learned from hosting our retreats.Tina's retreat was for the women entrepreneurs in her community stepping deeper into leadership....

Read More

The Beginning of Collective Leadership

I’m still on a photo-sharing binge from our retreat. (Hats off to professional photographer, Hannah Hardaway, also former US Ski Team ski champion, which we found out during the brag session).Below are members of all courses - Body Thrive, Yoga Health Coaching, Living Ayurveda, and Yogahealer Business Course. Paula is the LA beauty in the white. I think this was taken during our brag session. Did I mention, we did a brag session?I’ve learned from all the rap I’ve been listening to, plus Mama Gena, that bragging is an important...

Read More

Plan Your 2016 for Yoga Teachers + Wellness Pros with Tina Forsyth

If I were to ask you to tell me about your vision for your wellness career or your next big project – you could probably tell me about it easily, with lots of energy and excitement.Now, if I ask you about how you are going to bring that vision to the light – ask about the planning part – my guess is that excitement will drop off dramatically and the conversation will get a whole lot more difficult.In order to grow our careers, to manifest projects,  and reach our goals, we need...

Read More