Asana: The Secret Weapon Behind My Business

  Click here for a checklist of the team resources mentioned in this post!   Post-it notes. Good ol’ pen & paper. Spreadsheets. Everyone has their own system for how they manage their business.   Today, I’m gifting you with a look at how my business and team is run behind-the-scenes. Hint: It’s all thanks […]

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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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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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5 Tools that Practically Run My Business

  As entrepreneurs, we’re all juggling so many tasks that sometimes taking a step back to get more strategic about our businesses doesn’t happen as often as we’d like. Taking the time to get more organized and automate can really transform your business because it allows you to build for future growth rather than focusing […]

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Getting a Grip on #AllTheIdeas

  It wasn’t until last Fall, as I was planning to launch yet another new product when a coach (Lisa Carpenter) sat me down and asked, “Why don’t you just work on something you’ve already created?” Life. Changing. I realized that in an effort to serve my audience with more value, I felt the need […]

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