Issue #1

 The ROI of Slow Business

Slow Business is about mindful business practices. It’s about taking the fundamentals of business and applying them in a more conscious, more thoughtful way.

This evolving guide has some practical resources to help you focus on essentials like marketing, profit, and goal-setting … without losing your balance.

Useful Voices: Jacquette Timmons on Money and Choices

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Jacquette Timmons knows that money isn’t just about logic and numbers — it’s mainly about emotion.

Her site blends advice on "money, choices, and relationships», recognizing that financial health springs from a healthy mindset paired with smart action.

And we love her tag line,

«You don't manage money — really. You manage choices.»

Here are five posts from Jacquette we think you'll enjoy.

In Life & Business: This is An On-Going Tension…

One of the key tenets of …

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The Hammer #1: Avoiding Dangerous Guru Myths

Ill: Kaja Vik

Ill: Kaja Vik

Welcome to The Hammer! This is the Slow Business Adventure's regular column on busting the myths of business.

Because acting on bad advice can:

  • Slow entrepreneurs down

  • Cause you headaches

  • Waste your money

  • Corrode your confidence, and

  • Keep you from finding out what works for your business

     

Today I'm going to talk about some of the «make money online» gurus that are out there, and some kinds of programs you should avoid …

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5 «Goal Pairs» that Go Beyond Profit

The goal-setting method that never goes out of style

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Has the thought of being a «profit maximizing entity» ever felt as uncomfortable to you as trying to squeeze a pair of low-waist jeans on a postpartum body? 

Some people literally work their asses off to fit into that size-4 supermodel pair of jeans, no matter what their circumstances are.

«It's supposed to hurt, right?» 

We say highlight your own shape, whether it's your jeans or your business goals.  

I…

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5 Practical Essentials for Slow Business Adventurers

Networking and practical discussions on strategy and operation of the company on Slow Business Adventure.  // Photo: Niclas Risvoll

Networking and practical discussions on strategy and operation of the company on Slow Business Adventure. // Photo: Niclas Risvoll

Some hear the term Slow Business and think that means being throwing all of the practicalities of business out the window.

It seems like we should be able to just be good people and do the right thing, and success will flow toward us.

That's a fast way to becoming a former business owner.

«Slow» business doesn't mean «foolish» busine…

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Announcing: Slow Business Fix #1: The ROI of Slow Business

A resource guide from Slow Business Adventure


Sonia Simone announcing: Slow Business Fix #1: The ROI of Slow Business.  Photo: Allie Smith

Sonia Simone announcing: Slow Business Fix #1: The ROI of Slow Business. Photo: Allie Smith

«But I don’t want my business to be slow!»

Sometimes, when we talk with entrepreneurs and founders about the Slow Business approach, they think that we mean something like:

  • Profit will take care of itself

  • Growth is a bad thing

  • Customers will find you…

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