Episode 028: Teacher and Author Tara Swiger

Episode 028: Tara Swiger

Tara Swiger is a teacher and author who works with makers and artists to create sustainable, profitable businesses that they love.

Tara Swiger is a teacher and author who works with makers and artists to create sustainable profitable businesses that they love.  In addition to working with other creative entrepreneurs, she has owned her own yarn business, is the author of multiple books, and is the host of a weekly podcast. 

Listen in to hear Tara’s story of how she went from working a day job to starting her own yarn business. She tells the story of how she transitioned out of that business into a big new adventure helping other biz owners. We talk about fear, shame, and cultivating confidence. You’ve got to listen in for her definition of confidence – it’s golden.

Tara also gets really personal and shares her struggles with anxiety and depression. She shares what it looked like when she had to stop everything to take care of herself, and where she’s at now. 

Tara Swiger is a teacher and author who works with makers and artists to create sustainable, profitable businesses that they love.

In This Episode

Sundrop Jewelry

Cooperative Press

The Confidence Code 

Reading, Watching, Listening

Grey’s Anatomy


Dr. Who – BBC America


Fresh off the Boat

The Queen

The Americans

The Great British Bakeoff

Slate Gabfest 

The Lively Show

School of Greatness

Hashtag Authentic

Elise Gets Crafty

Gary Vaynerchuck 

Find Tara Online


Explore Your Enthusiasm Podcast

Tara’s podcast episodes on anxiety 1 & 2


This is our second to last episode of Season 2!  You won’t want to miss our season final guest (listen to the end of the show for the big reveal).  We’re also getting set to launch the Yarn Story Collection ebook in May!  Be sure to sign up for our email newsletter in the sidebar so you get the release announcement.

Until next time…

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