We've had two posts so far with the amazing Fawn Julsaint. She is our go-to guide, teaching us how to get better and better at taking care of our homes. But now it's time to get to know her a little bit better. We asked Fawn a few questions about herself and about her business, My Deer Cleaner. We loved her answers and we know you will too!
first things first... dogs or cats?
Short haired, friendly cats. I dislike pet hair and dogs are like having a permanent toddler.
What is your favorite thing about your job?
What I enjoy most about my job are the people - the families I get to meet and get to know. I love connecting with moms over a cup of coffee as I work, I love knowing I'm supporting people live their lives well, and I love the clients who in return take care of me and my family by letting me bring my daughter occasionally and give me gifts for her or myself on special occasions. I really value connecting with others and i like that my job allows me to do that multiple times in a day.
What's one thing you wish you could change about your job?
If I could change something about my job I would clone myself so I could take on more clients! My time is often maxed out and I feel overwhelmed keeping up with running a business well and balancing my own family time, in addition to having a moment to rest physically as cleaning can be quite a workout. I am always looking to learn better systems for time management and relaxation.
How do you take your coffee?
I drink coffee many differnt ways as it is the fuel of life. I love Starbucks soy lattes and prefer drinking them iced in the summer time. If it's regular coffee I like two cream/two Splenda. Or a splash of flavored creamer. But one of my favorite things to do is to make coffee. I like trying out different beans from specialty coffee shops and grinding them at home. My favorite methods are pour-over coffee and French press coffee. They really bring out the smooth flavor of the coffee beans and it smells SO good.
Use five words to describe yourself
Resourceful, loyal, committed, (slightly) dramatic ;), and perseverant
Where would you like to be your business in a few years?
I would love to see my business grow to a point where I have several employees doing the cleanings and I can focus on training and drinking coffee with the clients :D. I have a vision for hiring other moms like myself who need flexible, reliable employment that pays a living wage. I want to help these women learn and grow personally and professionally.
Thank you so much for your inspiring answers, Fawn! We look forward to our next installation and to watching your business grow!
Want more of Fawn? Of course you do. Check her out on insta @mydeercleaner