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What are you afraid of? By nature, I’m a scaredy-cat. I don’t watch horror or suspense movies because I will have nightmares for weeks. The two times I tried to be cool at sleepovers and watch the scary movies with friends I traumatized myself. I’m terrified of clowns as a result of trying to be […]

Can I ask you a question? When you think of the word professional, what comes to mind? Is it a suitcase caring, suit-wearing, office in a cooperate office type of individual? I’ve been seriously contemplating this question because when do we, small business owners, scrappy, creative, innovative individuals know when we reached professionalism? I know […]

The phrase has been thrown around a lot. What exactly is imposter syndrome? Google defines it as “a collection of feelings of inadequacy that persist despite evident success.” This bad boy robs you of joy. It’s a persistent weed in the mind that rears its ugly head and strengthens self-doubt. We all battle with it. […]

First, let’s address the big elephant in the room. What’s a launch? Like a rocket ship launch that propels astronauts in motion to fly into space, a business launch sets a plan in motion to promote a new product or service for a business. I’ve been officially a full-time photographer for a year, and I’ve […]

Can I ask you a question? Can I ask you 8 of em? This may be a little weird but… Raise your physical hand if: You avoid the mirror or have a tough time liking who stares back at you? You have a hard time identifying praiseworthy skills in yourself? You find it difficult to […]

Have you ever taken the time to reflect on your character? The strengths and weaknesses you possess? I have. It was always easy to list the weaknesses. The list was always super long. Knowing our weaknesses can be a strength to a degree. It can help us stay away from pitfalls. It can help us […]