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3 ways to turn your hobby into a successful business

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 […]

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3 ways to turn your hobby into a successful business

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 […]

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Five Numbers to know and track in your business

Disclaimer : The content is for informational purposes only and does not consistent legal or financial advice. This content does not replace the help of a local tax or legal professional. I think we can all agree, finances is one of the most intimidating parts of running a business. Even as a former fortune 100 […]

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Five Numbers to know and track in your business

Disclaimer : The content is for informational purposes only and does not consistent legal or financial advice. This content does not replace the help of a local tax or legal professional. I think we can all agree, finances is one of the most intimidating parts of running a business. Even as a former fortune 100 […]

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A Look Back | 2018 In Review

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 […]

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A Look Back | 2018 In Review

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 […]

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How I took a 4-week vacation my very first year in business

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, […]

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How I took a 4-week vacation my very first year in business

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, […]

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How I Balance Being A Busy Event Planner + Brand New Mom

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 […]

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How I Balance Being A Busy Event Planner + Brand New Mom

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 […]

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Why You Aren’t Achieving Your Goals

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 […]

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Why You Aren’t Achieving Your Goals

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 […]

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The Surprising Truth About Taking Time Off

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 […]

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The Surprising Truth About Taking Time Off

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 […]

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