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10 Tips to be Ultra Productive

If there's ONE thing that drives me over the top bonkers, it's when I 'm disorganized and feel like I'm wasting time!

Yes, wasted time makes me sad.

Very, VERY sad.

And as an online business owner who would ALSO like to maintain a life OUTSIDE of work, I'm always looking to discover how I can maximize my results and utilize my time with as little effort as possible!

And not only that …

But as someone who ran my own businesses full-time as a one woman show for nearly 10 years, figuring out how
to be as organized and efficient as possible wasn’t just important if I wanted to grow, it was a necessity.

So today I'm sharing 10 of my favorite tips for getting lots of shizzzz done!

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8 Tips to Take Your Business from Part-Time to Full-Time

People often ask me how I made the jump from working as an employee to starting my own full-time business. Welp, lemme give you the quickie version and share my story! 

From the second I got my first job at Steak'N'Shake at the age of 16, (yeah I totally rocked that red bow tie and uniform!) I KNEW I wanted to run my own business some day. I simply hated with a fiery passion some one else creating my work schedule and telling me what to do and how to do it. So from very early on, the desire to own my own business was planted. It was just a matter of figuring out WHAT.

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18 Ways to Make Your Brand Stand Out

Aaaalright you lovely person you, today we're gonna explore more on one of my favorite topics ev-ah: BRANDING.

I already shared with you 10 Steps to Create a Kick-Ass Brand, but what are some things that you can do to really kick it up a notch? You know, to make your brand stand out above the rest? Well, let's take a look shall we?! Here's 18 things you can do to make your brand stand out! 

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25 Ways to Have a Kick-Ass Day

I love finding little things to incorporate into my day to make it extra awesome! Whether you're having a horrible, terrible not-so-good day or just want to take your already awesome day to the next level, here's a list of 25 things to try! 

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Be Your Brand: A FREE Workbook!

Happy Saturday friends!

I am extra excited and hyper today because I'm about to share with you a FREE workbook on how to create a unique, one-of-a-kind brand by infusing it with your kick-ass personality! Last Friday I decided that I was going to create a workbook, on Saturday I spent THIRTEEN HOURS STRAIGHT making it from start to finish (much to the dismay of my cat Mr. Purrie who was VERY upset about the lack of attention I was giving him!) and today I'm launching it into your hands! 

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How I Started My Business (Full-Time!)

One of the most asked questions that I get by far is HOW I started my business. I have been SO thankful over the fact that I have been working my business full-time as my only job for 5 years ever since I started it.

So let's see ... where do I begin? How about from the beginning! Here's a quick summary of my backstory on how my business came about ... 

In August (or was it September?) 2009 after pursuing a few jobs that did not end up being my jam (like acting in California and starting my own wedding planning business,) one day it suddenly struck me: I loved weddings ... I loved photography ... I NEEDED TO START A WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS!

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