45 min

“It’s So Much Like Marriage!” The Highs & Lows of Business Partnership: Kirsty Farrugia - Ep ‪4‬ Getting to the Heart of Business

    • Marketing

If you’re in a business partnership, and it sometimes feels a bit like a marriage – then you’re not alone!


That’s how Kirsty Farrugia describes it, in this fascinating interview about her business, The Art of Decluttering. It’s a professional organizing co, run by Kirsty and her business partner and long-time friend, Amy Revell. Together they also host a highly successful podcast of the same name.


In her interview, Kirsty shares about the massive journey of personal growth she’s been on while working in the partnership – including both the struggles, and the great rewards.


She also gives us a fascinating insight into the powerful emotional ties people have with their clutter—and what happens when you’re in a client’s home, an “landmine”explodes…


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KEY MOMENTS IN THIS EPISODE


03:43  - She may be a professional organizer, but Kirsty admits she was once a chaotic “red hot mess”!


07:51 – Feeling restless as a stay-at-home mum, Kirsty took a leap of faith. The story of how the business began.


14:17– It’s an ironic moment when two pro-declutterers, realise their business is rather… cluttered! 


16:04 – Anyone in a business partnership will agree – it’s not easy! Kirsty talks about the personal struggles of letting go, and making room for someone else’s wishes.


23:12 -  Relationship before profit, Generosity: two of the values at the heart of Kirsty’s business.


25:24 – A thriving Facebook Group has been a key to the Art of Declutterings’s success.  


26:11 – “Landmines” – a unique hazard of the decluttering profession.


31:23 – Kirsty talks about her great passion for helping people find freedom.


35:00 – Is it possible to ‘declutter’ your business? We ask Kirsty for her advice.  


39:28 – James and Jess talk about the business strategy of identifying gaps in the market.


43:09 – Using Facebook Groups as a business tool.


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LEARN MORE




Find out more about Kirsty and her work at www.theartofdecluttering.com.au.

If you’re in a business partnership, and it sometimes feels a bit like a marriage – then you’re not alone!


That’s how Kirsty Farrugia describes it, in this fascinating interview about her business, The Art of Decluttering. It’s a professional organizing co, run by Kirsty and her business partner and long-time friend, Amy Revell. Together they also host a highly successful podcast of the same name.


In her interview, Kirsty shares about the massive journey of personal growth she’s been on while working in the partnership – including both the struggles, and the great rewards.


She also gives us a fascinating insight into the powerful emotional ties people have with their clutter—and what happens when you’re in a client’s home, an “landmine”explodes…


***


KEY MOMENTS IN THIS EPISODE


03:43  - She may be a professional organizer, but Kirsty admits she was once a chaotic “red hot mess”!


07:51 – Feeling restless as a stay-at-home mum, Kirsty took a leap of faith. The story of how the business began.


14:17– It’s an ironic moment when two pro-declutterers, realise their business is rather… cluttered! 


16:04 – Anyone in a business partnership will agree – it’s not easy! Kirsty talks about the personal struggles of letting go, and making room for someone else’s wishes.


23:12 -  Relationship before profit, Generosity: two of the values at the heart of Kirsty’s business.


25:24 – A thriving Facebook Group has been a key to the Art of Declutterings’s success.  


26:11 – “Landmines” – a unique hazard of the decluttering profession.


31:23 – Kirsty talks about her great passion for helping people find freedom.


35:00 – Is it possible to ‘declutter’ your business? We ask Kirsty for her advice.  


39:28 – James and Jess talk about the business strategy of identifying gaps in the market.


43:09 – Using Facebook Groups as a business tool.


***


LEARN MORE




Find out more about Kirsty and her work at www.theartofdecluttering.com.au.

45 min

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