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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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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How to Take Time for Yourself (When It’s Literally Impossible)

As entrepreneurs, when we stop working, so do our businesses. We can so easily become overworked and overwhelmed, putting ourselves last and our businesses (and clients) first, until we burn out and realize we are our businesses. If we want our businesses to thrive, we have to thrive, too. So, how do we take time […]

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Sh*t, My New Website Went Live Early (How to Recover from a Big Oops In Your Business)

  Warning: This is not some conventional, fluffy “everything’s gonna be OK” how-to. (That’s just not my style.) I’ve been craving a new website for awhile. I received so many lovely compliments on my old website, but it had stopped feeling very ‘me’ a few months ago, and I was ready to feel excited about […]

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The 7 Traits of Successful Creative Business Owners

  As entrepreneurs, we often put a lot of focus on the individual behind the business, especially if that business operates under the name of the owner á la Marie Forleo, Amy Porterfield, and Christina Scalera (the only time my name will be seen along with those other two!). We know that in order to […]

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Is it the Right Time to Invest In Your Business?

Raise your hand if you relate to any of the following right now: You feel like you’ve hit a plateau with sales, your skills, your creativity, etc. You’re stuck. You can’t get around this GIANT wall. You’re on the cusp of something great, but you’re too bogged down by the daily crap to make it […]

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The Top 10 Questions to Ask a Potential Hire

You’re growing in big ways, you’ve got your workflow down, and now, you may be ready to hire some help. But there’s dozens of social media assistants, copywriters, graphic designers, and strategists out there… how the heck do you find someone who’s a good fit for your creative business? I know you’re probably tired of […]

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