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THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON THE NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL BLOG One of my biggest passions in life is to help other women succeed in business. I’m on a mission to bridge the gap between the world of money and creative entrepreneurship so you can feel confident in your finances, clarity in your direction, and freedom to […]

3 ways to turn your hobby into a successful business. | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel #money

THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON THE NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL BLOG One of my biggest passions in life is to help other women succeed in business. I’m on a mission to bridge the gap between the world of money and creative entrepreneurship so you can feel confident in your finances, clarity in your direction, and freedom to […]

3 ways to turn your hobby into a successful business. | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel #money

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THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON THE NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL BLOG One of my biggest passions in life is to help other women succeed in business. I’m on a mission to bridge the gap between the world of money and creative entrepreneurship so you can feel confident in your finances, clarity in your direction, and freedom to […]

3 ways to turn your hobby into a successful business. | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel #money

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THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON THE NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL BLOG One of my biggest passions in life is to help other women succeed in business. I’m on a mission to bridge the gap between the world of money and creative entrepreneurship so you can feel confident in your finances, clarity in your direction, and freedom to […]

3 ways to turn your hobby into a successful business. | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel #money

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Every New Year’s Eve, Kyle and I have a little tradition—we head to our favorite little coffee shop, grab a peppermint latte and review our “highs and lows” from each quarter of the year. This quote never feels more true to me than in these moments of reflection. I typically have to pull out my […]

A Look Back | 2018 In Review. The highs, the lows and everything in between. | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel

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Every New Year’s Eve, Kyle and I have a little tradition—we head to our favorite little coffee shop, grab a peppermint latte and review our “highs and lows” from each quarter of the year. This quote never feels more true to me than in these moments of reflection. I typically have to pull out my […]

A Look Back | 2018 In Review. The highs, the lows and everything in between. | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel

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Every New Year’s Eve, Kyle and I have a little tradition—we head to our favorite little coffee shop, grab a peppermint latte and review our “highs and lows” from each quarter of the year. This quote never feels more true to me than in these moments of reflection. I typically have to pull out my […]

A Look Back | 2018 In Review. The highs, the lows and everything in between. | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel

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By Laura Michael, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Real talk : This whole “business owner” thing is still pretty new to me. I’ve been operating my watercolor design, branding, and brand development business for just about 11 months now. So while it’s safe to say I’m no expert, […]

How I took 4-weeks off my very first year in business | In an effort to redirect and avoid the fate of so many other entrepreneurs, I made the investment in The Blueprint Model. And I’m not kidding when I tell you that it completely revolutionized my business, helped me set up a system to make money and take time off! | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel #myblueprintstory #successstories

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By Laura Michael, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Real talk : This whole “business owner” thing is still pretty new to me. I’ve been operating my watercolor design, branding, and brand development business for just about 11 months now. So while it’s safe to say I’m no expert, […]

How I took 4-weeks off my very first year in business | In an effort to redirect and avoid the fate of so many other entrepreneurs, I made the investment in The Blueprint Model. And I’m not kidding when I tell you that it completely revolutionized my business, helped me set up a system to make money and take time off! | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel #myblueprintstory #successstories

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By Laura Michael, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Real talk : This whole “business owner” thing is still pretty new to me. I’ve been operating my watercolor design, branding, and brand development business for just about 11 months now. So while it’s safe to say I’m no expert, […]

How I took 4-weeks off my very first year in business | In an effort to redirect and avoid the fate of so many other entrepreneurs, I made the investment in The Blueprint Model. And I’m not kidding when I tell you that it completely revolutionized my business, helped me set up a system to make money and take time off! | Shanna Skidmore #theblueprintmodel #myblueprintstory #successstories

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By Lindsay Jani, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Balance. Isn’t that what most of us creative entrepreneurs are looking for? That elusive work/life balance that allows you to be successful in growing your company without giving up everything you love in your personal life in the process.   The […]

How I Balance Being A Busy Event Planner and Brand New Mom as part of #myblueprintstory | Shanna Skidmore #entrepreneur #successstory #balance

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By Lindsay Jani, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Balance. Isn’t that what most of us creative entrepreneurs are looking for? That elusive work/life balance that allows you to be successful in growing your company without giving up everything you love in your personal life in the process.   The […]

How I Balance Being A Busy Event Planner and Brand New Mom as part of #myblueprintstory | Shanna Skidmore #entrepreneur #successstory #balance

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By Lindsay Jani, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Balance. Isn’t that what most of us creative entrepreneurs are looking for? That elusive work/life balance that allows you to be successful in growing your company without giving up everything you love in your personal life in the process.   The […]

How I Balance Being A Busy Event Planner and Brand New Mom as part of #myblueprintstory | Shanna Skidmore #entrepreneur #successstory #balance

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When was the last time you achieved a big goal? I’m willing to bet it’s when you had something you really wanted in mind and then created a set of action steps to get you there! Where I see us get goal setting wrong is stating a big lofty goal into the universe, but then […]

Goal setting isn't just about achievement and success, it's about deciding what matters and making intentional choices so those things actually happen. | Shanna Skidmore #entreprenuer #annualplanning #goalsetting

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When was the last time you achieved a big goal? I’m willing to bet it’s when you had something you really wanted in mind and then created a set of action steps to get you there! Where I see us get goal setting wrong is stating a big lofty goal into the universe, but then […]

Goal setting isn't just about achievement and success, it's about deciding what matters and making intentional choices so those things actually happen. | Shanna Skidmore #entreprenuer #annualplanning #goalsetting

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When was the last time you achieved a big goal? I’m willing to bet it’s when you had something you really wanted in mind and then created a set of action steps to get you there! Where I see us get goal setting wrong is stating a big lofty goal into the universe, but then […]

Goal setting isn't just about achievement and success, it's about deciding what matters and making intentional choices so those things actually happen. | Shanna Skidmore #entreprenuer #annualplanning #goalsetting

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Inspiration fuels Innovation. Are you neglecting the one thing that could actually move your business forward faster? Most business owners put themselves last. Trust me, I still fall into this trap easily. It’s easy to believe time off is a luxury and self-care is selfish. I get it, there is too much to do and […]

The surprising truth about time off from your business | What I know now is that those we deem "most successful" have incredible work-life boundaries. Here’s how. | Shanna Skidmore #annualplanning #myblueprintyear #entrepreneur

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Inspiration fuels Innovation. Are you neglecting the one thing that could actually move your business forward faster? Most business owners put themselves last. Trust me, I still fall into this trap easily. It’s easy to believe time off is a luxury and self-care is selfish. I get it, there is too much to do and […]

The surprising truth about time off from your business | What I know now is that those we deem "most successful" have incredible work-life boundaries. Here’s how. | Shanna Skidmore #annualplanning #myblueprintyear #entrepreneur

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Inspiration fuels Innovation. Are you neglecting the one thing that could actually move your business forward faster? Most business owners put themselves last. Trust me, I still fall into this trap easily. It’s easy to believe time off is a luxury and self-care is selfish. I get it, there is too much to do and […]

The surprising truth about time off from your business | What I know now is that those we deem "most successful" have incredible work-life boundaries. Here’s how. | Shanna Skidmore #annualplanning #myblueprintyear #entrepreneur

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How do you stay on track with your goals month by month? + 3 Mo Planning Guide My friend Katelyn just had a baby and she has a doula that helps her. One of the things she shared with me that her doula shared with her is that babies thrive in routines – not schedules. […]

How I stay on track with my goals month by month | And a 3 month planning guide you can use to help set your own monthly goals! Grab your free guide here! | Shanna Skidmore #creative #entrepreneur #planningguide #money

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How do you stay on track with your goals month by month? + 3 Mo Planning Guide My friend Katelyn just had a baby and she has a doula that helps her. One of the things she shared with me that her doula shared with her is that babies thrive in routines – not schedules. […]

How I stay on track with my goals month by month | And a 3 month planning guide you can use to help set your own monthly goals! Grab your free guide here! | Shanna Skidmore #creative #entrepreneur #planningguide #money

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How do you stay on track with your goals month by month? + 3 Mo Planning Guide My friend Katelyn just had a baby and she has a doula that helps her. One of the things she shared with me that her doula shared with her is that babies thrive in routines – not schedules. […]

How I stay on track with my goals month by month | And a 3 month planning guide you can use to help set your own monthly goals! Grab your free guide here! | Shanna Skidmore #creative #entrepreneur #planningguide #money

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I was twenty-five years old when I asked myself this question : Q: If I could do anything, I would…. “Do something I enjoy everyday. I would make an impact, have a life that matters, live big dreams, live a life that pleases the Lord. LOVE. Write a book, work with great people and build […]

Why Written Goals Matter | When you take the time to choose what matters most and put those things first, at the end of the day you'll be proud of what you did do and not so focused on what you didn't. | Shanna Skidmore #whyiplan #myblueprintyear #goalsetting

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I was twenty-five years old when I asked myself this question : Q: If I could do anything, I would…. “Do something I enjoy everyday. I would make an impact, have a life that matters, live big dreams, live a life that pleases the Lord. LOVE. Write a book, work with great people and build […]

Why Written Goals Matter | When you take the time to choose what matters most and put those things first, at the end of the day you'll be proud of what you did do and not so focused on what you didn't. | Shanna Skidmore #whyiplan #myblueprintyear #goalsetting

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I was twenty-five years old when I asked myself this question : Q: If I could do anything, I would…. “Do something I enjoy everyday. I would make an impact, have a life that matters, live big dreams, live a life that pleases the Lord. LOVE. Write a book, work with great people and build […]

Why Written Goals Matter | When you take the time to choose what matters most and put those things first, at the end of the day you'll be proud of what you did do and not so focused on what you didn't. | Shanna Skidmore #whyiplan #myblueprintyear #goalsetting

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