Within a couple of years of moving to Nevada City in 2004, I had cleared the prickly holly bush and a volunteer liquid amber sapling from a bed in my front yard. Envious of my neighbor’s beautiful front yard vegetable gardens, I made mental notes of what I’d plant in mine. Tomatoes and eggplant were […]
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 Shea Smith: embracing intuition as a business guide
Shea Smith, owner and founder of HAALo, a successful herb shop and alternative healing hub in Nevada City, California, didn’t start out wanting to be a business owner. She identified a need in the community, and through conversations, networking, and guiding intuition, HAALo began to unfold. HAALo is a true grass roots, community effort that […]
 Mandy Lucchese: Finding your Inner Guru
Are the desires to be a successful entrepreneur at odds with yogic principles? Or are there ways to redefine success and run business in a new way? Mandy Lucchese founded KinFolk Yoga in Grass Valley, California as a hub for health and happiness. Whether running the studio or teaching a yoga class, Mandy consistently shows […]
Is Professionalism Boring You to Death?
Walking down the street this morning at approximately 8:07 a.m. I saw what looked suspiciously like a flying flour tortilla jet across the street about 10 yards ahead of me. Since I left town a week and a half ago for New York, this has apparently become a dangerous neighborhood. But a tortilla? You ask. […]