10 Micro Investments You Can Make in Your Biz Today

  It can be a bit overwhelming to balance what you need in order to set yourself up for success with what you can actually afford. It would be amazing to have all the tools and resources you need right from the start of your business, but sometimes you have to make do with what […]

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The One Skill You Need to Master In Order to Grow Your Biz

  Have you ever heard the story about the guy who traded his way up from a red paper clip to an actual house on Hawaii in the span of one year? Back in 2005 (I’m sooo dating myself here because I just cannot fathom that this went viral over a decade ago), a Canadian […]

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Is a Business Coach a Good Investment?

  I’m noticing more and more creatives feeling less-than-enthused (or completely bored with) their businesses. It’s something that isn’t talked much about… after all, if you’ve spent tons of time and money building a laptop life, it feels wrong to admit to being tired of it! So how do you deal with a case of […]

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The Best Investment You Can Make to Grow Your Business

  Sooner or later you’ll feel the itch to grow your creative business — but how? When you’re the sole body running the behind the scenes, you don’t always have more time, energy, or money to pour into your business. It’s easy to feel that you’ve been backed into a wall or you’ve tapped out […]

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Breaking Down Masterminds (and Why They’re So Important for Growing Your Biz)

  Mastermind. It’s almost a dirty word. You can’t poke your nose into an entrepreneur-oriented Facebook group without running into the term. All the big, successful entrepreneurs are either in one, promoting one, or offering one. They’re touted as the “thing” you need to do if you want to grow your business, streamline your processes, […]

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5 Pieces of Advice for the Jaded Entrepreneur

  Scroll through Instagram and you’ll find 1,000 “motivational” entrepreneurial mantras that are completely useless. Seriously, if I never have to hear the word “hustle” again, I’ll live a very happy life. How is that even helpful? We wouldn’t be entrepreneurs if we didn’t know we needed to hustle. Most of us have the complete […]

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The Real Truth About Overwhelm (+ How to Kick it to the Curb)

  Being overwhelmed is a fact of entrepreneur life. You’re supposed to burn the candle at both ends to achieve superstar success in the business you love… right?   Wrong.   Being overwhelmed is a fact of being overcommitted. Feeling the crush of too many obligations and not enough time to accomplish everything results in […]

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7 Must-Read Books BEFORE You Buy an Online Course

  I get struck down by shiny object syndrome more times than I’d like to admit. I see a new course and I instantly want in. I’ll often try to justify it in terms of what it means financially for my business. If you were in my brain, you could hear the back and forth […]

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8 Steps to Building Trust That Turns Clients into Raving Fans

  Last year, I cleaned out my closet and found an expensive dress from Anthropologie that still had the tags attached. I purchased that dress nearly three years earlier.   Looking at it again, with three years of distance from the purchase, it was all wrong for me. I bought it when I was working […]

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The 3 Best Ways to Beat Overwhelm in Your Business

  Tiny Read: The key to beating overwhelm is to guard your time like a mother and learn how to properly manage your time — and the only way to know how to properly manage your time is to get crystal clear on how you’re spending it. Once you identify which activities bring you the […]

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