WHEN AND WHY TO GROW WHEN AND WHY IT'S OK TO SAY NO    During our Summer Salon, we focused our conversation on the delicious entrepreneurial questions around growth.     When you’re given opportunities for growth, how do you decide if they’re right for you? How do you say no to an incredible opportunity without regret? How do you say yes when the days are already full? Who are you responsible to and dependent on for your growth opportunities? When is small ok? When is big the best? How do you grow a business in alignment with your personal values and stay sane and happy?     In an entrepreneurial world where our friendships are our businesses, how do we make time and space for growth and maintain the deep personal connections we value?   We dove in to celebrate and share, and we saw where the night took us.
       
     
  WE JOINED FORCES WITH THE MADEWELL ON RUSH STREET FOR A NIGHT OF SHOPPING AND NETWORKING. EVERYONE ENJOYED TAKING PHOTOS AT THE SMILEBOOTH WITH THE MOST ADORABLE PROPS FROM PARIS312. AND THERE WAS PROSECCO. WHAT MORE COULD WE ASK FOR?
       
     
  We brought three years of Forth members together for our winter salon, themed Lighting Up 2016. The night was spent nibbling on fire-inspired treats as we laughed and dreamed and declared how we would set 2016 ablaze.
       
     
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Our panel talk focused on the ins & outs of Etsy shop ownership with a lineup of experienced store owners ready to share and tell.
       
     
 Our first salon of our second year! Minty greens and citrusy yellows and the bluest blues ushered in the very first hints of Spring on a blustery March evening.
       
     
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