I spoke with Lisa about her progression from Corporate America to entrepreneurial eco-farmer to author/speaker/activist. You can listen to the interview by clicking on the audio player above, or use one of these download links: MP3 | OGG.
Here are the sections of the interview:
1:08 – Lisa explains Inn Serendipity Bed & Breakfast, an eco-friendly farm that she and John established
1:57 – What was it like to move from a corporate job to a farm?
3:04 – What caused you to change your lifestyle?
4:22 – What would you say to someone who wants to make the transition to being their own boss?
6:10 – Should someone quit their job to start a CFO?
8:00 – When is the right time to quit a corporate job?
9:32 – What challenges did you face when starting a business?
10:53 – What’s the difference between a hobby and a business?
13:37 – Lisa tells the story of Felicia Hill, whose desire to help her son turned into a successful business
15:25 – What are the first steps for starting a CFO?
18:34 – How does someone grow their CFO?
22:12 – What are your next steps? Where would you like to see the cottage food industry go?
24:02 – Basic info about starting a cottage food law or amendment
25:23 – Why did you write Homemade For Sale?
28:05 – Concluding remarks