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For years I’ve heard clients and students say they want to replace their corporate salary with income from their creative business. There’s something about hitting that level of income that somehow justifies us leaving our “responsible” desk job — have you ever felt that way?  Here’s my 3-step plan to replace your corporate salary from […]

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It’s been six months since officially announcing 2019 as my last year in business. Well, today is the day! After hitting “publish” on this post, I’m officially closing up shop! These past six months have already been a season of slowing down .. of finding rest. It’s been a time to stop the rushed “doing” […]

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It’s been six months since officially announcing 2019 as my last year in business. Well, today is the day! After hitting “publish” on this post, I’m officially closing up shop! These past six months have already been a season of slowing down .. of finding rest. It’s been a time to stop the rushed “doing” […]

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It’s been six months since officially announcing 2019 as my last year in business. Well, today is the day! After hitting “publish” on this post, I’m officially closing up shop! These past six months have already been a season of slowing down .. of finding rest. It’s been a time to stop the rushed “doing” […]

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This past week I sat in the back row behind over 150 other creative entrepreneurs listening to speaker after speaker give encouragement, insight, and big takeaways on how to grow our businesses in 2019. I am still processing nuggets of wisdom from so many speakers but today I want to let you in on some […]

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This past week I sat in the back row behind over 150 other creative entrepreneurs listening to speaker after speaker give encouragement, insight, and big takeaways on how to grow our businesses in 2019. I am still processing nuggets of wisdom from so many speakers but today I want to let you in on some […]

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This past week I sat in the back row behind over 150 other creative entrepreneurs listening to speaker after speaker give encouragement, insight, and big takeaways on how to grow our businesses in 2019. I am still processing nuggets of wisdom from so many speakers but today I want to let you in on some […]

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As told to Shanna Skidmore by Ashlyn Carter, written by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I was only two years into my business when I got pregnant with our first child. I had left the world of corporate marketing to pursue my own career as a copywriter for creative entrepreneurs. And […]

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As told to Shanna Skidmore by Ashlyn Carter, written by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I was only two years into my business when I got pregnant with our first child. I had left the world of corporate marketing to pursue my own career as a copywriter for creative entrepreneurs. And […]

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As told to Shanna Skidmore by Ashlyn Carter, written by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I was only two years into my business when I got pregnant with our first child. I had left the world of corporate marketing to pursue my own career as a copywriter for creative entrepreneurs. And […]

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By Ash Bush, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I’ve been in business at AshBush.com since 2014. While I work as a calligrapher on custom wedding goods, I mostly spend my time operating my shop, selling calligraphy pens, notepads, kits, and more. I love the work of keeping that […]

How I increased my shop income 10 times by simply focusing on the right things in my business. A Blueprint Story with Ash Bush. | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel #business #entrepreneur

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By Ash Bush, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I’ve been in business at AshBush.com since 2014. While I work as a calligrapher on custom wedding goods, I mostly spend my time operating my shop, selling calligraphy pens, notepads, kits, and more. I love the work of keeping that […]

How I increased my shop income 10 times by simply focusing on the right things in my business. A Blueprint Story with Ash Bush. | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel #business #entrepreneur

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By Ash Bush, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I’ve been in business at AshBush.com since 2014. While I work as a calligrapher on custom wedding goods, I mostly spend my time operating my shop, selling calligraphy pens, notepads, kits, and more. I love the work of keeping that […]

How I increased my shop income 10 times by simply focusing on the right things in my business. A Blueprint Story with Ash Bush. | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel #business #entrepreneur

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by Katherine Corden as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I was working as a physical therapist when I met Shanna. I’ve always been artistic and creative, but when it came time to pick a career path, I chose an option that gave me more of a stable, predictable income […]

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by Katherine Corden as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I was working as a physical therapist when I met Shanna. I’ve always been artistic and creative, but when it came time to pick a career path, I chose an option that gave me more of a stable, predictable income […]

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by Katherine Corden as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I was working as a physical therapist when I met Shanna. I’ve always been artistic and creative, but when it came time to pick a career path, I chose an option that gave me more of a stable, predictable income […]

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This will probably be the hardest post I’ve ever written. Today I’m going to share the most *bitter* and *sweet* news I’ve ever shared with you, so I’ll just get right to it. 2019 will be my last year in business. I’m not crying, you’re crying. Wow! Deep breath. That was heavy to write and […]

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This will probably be the hardest post I’ve ever written. Today I’m going to share the most *bitter* and *sweet* news I’ve ever shared with you, so I’ll just get right to it. 2019 will be my last year in business. I’m not crying, you’re crying. Wow! Deep breath. That was heavy to write and […]

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This will probably be the hardest post I’ve ever written. Today I’m going to share the most *bitter* and *sweet* news I’ve ever shared with you, so I’ll just get right to it. 2019 will be my last year in business. I’m not crying, you’re crying. Wow! Deep breath. That was heavy to write and […]

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