Posts tagged kansas city photographer
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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Fun Freebie: Blog Planning Sheet!

Hey guys heeeeeey! It's Tuesday. Which means it's the perfect day to give away a fun freebie!!! I am ALL about planning and goal setting (it's so much fun!) and those are also a key to running a successful business.

Sooooo today I'm giving ya'll a blog planner sheet that you can print off and use for planning out your weekly blog posts! Take a moment either the week before (that's what I do,) or at the beginning of each week to plan your blog post schedule, and then check off each social media platform when you share your posts on each one so that you don't forget to share all the awesome content that you just worked so hard to create!

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How to Conquer Fear and Go After Your Dream!

Fear: "An unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that some one or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat." Unfortunately, this unpleasant emotion holds a lot of people back and keeps them from going after their dreams!

(Not cool fear, NOT cool. Yeah fear, I'm talking to YOU!)

A lot of people put their dreams on hold or choose not to pursue them at all because they fear something. Failure. Rejection. Being broke. Being laughed at. Being unsuccessful. You get the idea! In fact you've probably experienced fear in many ways already! Fear is NORMAL. Everyone should be experiencing it every now and then. The problem comes, however, when you let fear hold you back. 

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If there's one thing I hate doing, it's wasting time!

Well, most of the time anyway, hehe.

When I first started my wedding photography business it took me quite awhile to get the hang of things. My workflow was slow and clunky and I found myself frustrated with how long it would take me to get certain things done. I remember one time I needed to have a client's wedding photo file names numbered from zero to 600. I MANUALLY opened and renamed every single photo, (all SIX HUNDRED of them!!!) I'm pretty sure it took me almost 2 hours. Little did I know there was an option in Photoshop Bridge that would allow me to rename all my photos in numerical order in about TWO SECONDS.

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5 Reasons to Send Snail Mail

In a world full of texts and e-mails, getting (and sending) some old fashioned snail mail can be a real treat! Don't agree? Well then it's time to convert you, hehe. :P Here's my 5 top reasons for sending snail mail:

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How to Deal With Disappointment

Most days I'm definitely a glass half full kinda gal. (Speaking of full glasses, I've currently got a glass full of coffee and it tastes amazing!!!) In general, I'm a really positive person. This attitude usually serves me quite well except for the occasional occasion when my assumption that the best will happen ... doesn't.

It's at those times where I'm left dealing with that yucky feeling everyone deals with off and on throughout life; disappointment.

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