The Difference Between Happiness and Success with Sarah Holloway

Today’s game changer chat is with someone who says their business was “a happy accident”. I sat down to chat with an exciting extremely insightful and entrepreneur, Sarah Holloway co-founder of Matcha Maiden.

Sarah explains how her business Matcha Maiden was created simply due to her own selfish love of organic matcha tea but it quickly turned into something a lot bigger than just a love of Matcha.

The Difference Between Happiness and Success with Sarah Holloway

In today’s game changer chat Sarah and I discuss:

  • How to build a brand that people LOVE

  • How to network like a BOSS

  • Making fear and anxiety an advantage

  • How to find the YAY in every day

It all began with a simple love for matcha sparked when founders Nic Davidson and Sarah Holloway first experienced the ancient matcha tea ceremony in Japan.

Sarah’s Journey to Success and Happiness

Sarah began her working life as a mergers and acquisitions lawyer at a leading international law firm. While she enjoyed several years building strong professional foundations, she found it increasingly challenging to reconcile the all-consuming corporate lifestyle with her personal passions for health, wellbeing, creativity and adventure.

In pursuit of balance, Sarah and her partner started Matcha Maiden closing a gap they discovered in the health food market for matcha green tea powder. Matcha is now one of the world’s premier health food trends and Matcha Maiden is leading the way with a growing community of over 1500 stockists including Anthropologie across the USA, Australian and US warehouses, and a very bright (green) future.

The Very Bright (green) Start of Matcha Maiden!

Sarah has now hung up the suits and heels to step into the business full time. In 2016, the matcha mission developed into a physical venue and cutting edge cafe, Matcha Mylkbar, which is taking the food world by storm.

Sarah now splits her time between the two businesses and is thoroughly enjoying life as a full time funtrepreneur. She has also started a podcast, Seize the Yay, which investigates the difference between success and happiness, the importance of cultivating “joy” and showcases the down to earth, human side of her diverse and esteemed guests.

“Matcha Maiden is driven by our other passion for creating a community of like-minded health nuts. Matcha Maiden started as a humble side project and we have only been able to evolve into a bustling growing global gang (of 1500+ stockists and 300K+ followers) through a strong sense of community and a family business philosophy. We are eternally grateful to our matcha mates around the world for bringing our matcha mission to life.”

Find Sarah (and some amazing Matcha) below!


Instagram: @matcha_maiden


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