Dré Slaman is the Co-founder and CEO of Farm to Fit, a healthy, ready-to-eat weekly meal delivery service in the Portland, Oregon, area. Farm to Fit was started in 2011 by Dré and her husband, G. Scott Brown, who were looking for a food delivery service in the Portland region. They couldn’t find one, so they decided to create one themselves. Over the years, they’ve expanded their kitchen space and hired 30 team members to keep up with the demand for their services.
In addition to being an entrepreneur, Dré is also an actress and a mother. She is the President-Elect of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Portland Chapter and holds a master of fine arts in acting from Northern Illinois University.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- Dré Slaman explains how Farm to Fit operates
- How Farm to Fit was born and some of the key lessons Dré has learned over the years
- Tips for developing a business support system
- Dré’s experience working alongside her husband and how they share their roles
- How to separate your personal and professional life
- Dré talks about her acting career
In this episode:
To build a successful business, developing great relationships, both personal and professional, is crucial. According to Dré Slaman, solid relationships and business networks are necessary for every leader looking to grow a thriving business.
Having spent 11 years in entrepreneurship, one of the biggest lessons Dré has learned is the value of surrounding yourself with a solid support system. As a business leader, she suggests developing a habit of asking for help and leaning on other people’s expertise, knowledge, and experience to build a thriving business. If you work alongside your spouse, create systems and processes that guide you in running your business.
In this episode of the Systems Simplified podcast, Adi Klevit interviews Dré Slaman, the Co-founder and CEO of Farm to Fit, about how to create a system for working with your spouse. Dré talks about starting a business with her husband, the value of developing a business support system, and tips for separating your personal and professional life.
Resources mentioned in this episode:
- Adi Klevit on LinkedIn
- Business Success Consulting Group
- Farm to Fit
- Dré Slaman on LinkedIn
- Dré Slaman’s website
- Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Portland
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