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Jack of All Trades, Master of None…

For a long time in my business, I struggled with being a jack of all trades. I couldn’t figure out how being a jack of all trades was a good thing. Over time, I found that everywhere I turned, people were saying I needed to find that one thing.  Becoming a jack of all trades started at a young age. …

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Getting Back to Basics

I was watching MasterChef the other day, and Joe said something that really got me thinking…“Sometimes you have to not worry about the aesthetic, and go back to the basics and fundamentals.” That’s exactly where I feel like I am in the season of my business right now – it’s time to get back to basics. This has been a year …

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Bekka Prideaux: From Passion Project to Partnership

I’m going to make an admission and share that this summer has been HARD. At the start of 2018, I decided that this would be the year of transition. Year after year had passed when I wanted to implement some of my passion projects, but they never came to fruition. I realized that I would always put clients first and …

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When “Sales” Is a Dirty Word

The sales process can be a tricky thing. You’ve got to try to encourage someone to buy your product and service — all without being too pushy, desperate, or annoying. When you’re selling, you’re walking a fine line. Recently, I went to Las Vegas and had an odd experience; yet it was one I’d seen before. I’m used to the …

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Is It Time for a Course Correction?

When I started my business, I can’t say that I came from a place that was 100% based on my WHY. At the time, the decision to work for myself was maybe 25% about my “why” and then 25% about wanting to work for myself. But the other 50% was because I had no choice. I’d lost my job, and …

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Planning Ahead and Breaking the 9 to 5

Summer has arrived! It’s been humid and sunny with blue skies and puffy clouds in the sky. The weather is screaming, come out and play! But clients are also screaming, and it’s not about summer fun. The reality is that even though I know in my head I run the show, I’m my own boss, I can work when I …

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Breaking the Cycle of Analysis Paralysis

My sister came for a visit this last week, and I had the pleasure of enjoying her company along with my two nieces and nephew. As a result, I even got a little extra time with my wonderful son. One of the days that they were in town, we had to find an indoor activity because it was raining outside. …

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Shifting Your Money Mindset

Let’s face it… not everyone was born to be a sales person. You have to feel super confident about money and every aspect of the sales process; otherwise, you’re a sitting duck and your bottom line will suffer. For many years in my business, and even now sometimes with certain clients, I would do the work first and then bill …

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How I Found My Mastermind Family

When you start your business, especially when it’s an online one, it doesn’t take long before isolation kicks in, and you can start feeling quite lonely. You might have your husband, or your family, or your other loved ones surrounding you, but usually, they have sometimes had a hard time relating to what you do. Oftentimes, talking shop with people …

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The Key To Going From Solo To Supported

Are you going from solo to supported and starting to dip your toe in the ‘collaboration’ pool? Trust me when I say, you must read and digest this if you don’t want to lose your mind…  If I were to sit back and calculate the number of times a new project with a client was stalled due to not having …