10 Truths: Lisa Hackwith

Lisa Hackwith

  • Something about you that might surprise others?
  • I’m really athletic—I played lots of sports growing up and never stopped.
  • Favorite age so far and why?
  • I recently turned 30 and it’s going to be a great year!
  • What do you admire most in others?
  • All the characteristics I find in my staff: kind, patient and hardworking.
  • Immediate turn off?
  • When I meet someone and they talk about themselves for 10 minutes straight.
  • Something that makes you smile?
  • Either my husband or my dog Samson, whoever I see first when I get home.
  • Biggest insecurity or fear?
  • That everything I’ve built could fail.
  • When do you feel like the best version of yourself?
  • When I’m in my element, either at home or designing.
  • Words you live by?
  • We just made a print with a quote that says: ‘Remember your true north.’
  • Something you have yet to figure out?
  • I’m still trying to figure out a good work/life balance. It is tough as a small business owner to keep work at work, but it’s definitely something I’m still working on. And I’m open to suggestions!
  • Something you have figured out?
  • That every Barefoot Contessa recipe is a recipe worth making :)