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How Understanding my Numbers Helped Me Find Balance in my Business

By Juli Hall as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Zero. That’s the number I saw staring back at me at the end of 2017. As the owner of an event venue in rural Georgia, it had been my busiest year in business yet. We doubled our events, working year-round to host more […]

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How Understanding my Numbers Helped Me Find Balance in my Business

By Juli Hall as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Zero. That’s the number I saw staring back at me at the end of 2017. As the owner of an event venue in rural Georgia, it had been my busiest year in business yet. We doubled our events, working year-round to host more […]

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Moving Into a Luxury Market: How I Increased My Pricing & My Value

By Teissia Treynet, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Nothing about the way my business began was conventional. I’ve been the founder and CEO of Firefly Events for just over ten years now, but when I think back to the way it all started, I almost can’t believe it. Sometimes I […]

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Moving Into a Luxury Market: How I Increased My Pricing & My Value

By Teissia Treynet, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Nothing about the way my business began was conventional. I’ve been the founder and CEO of Firefly Events for just over ten years now, but when I think back to the way it all started, I almost can’t believe it. Sometimes I […]

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How Making Money Dates a Priority Changed my Business (and my life!)

By Kate Quin, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I feel like the start of my business story is a little different than that of most creative entrepreneurs. While I’m the owner of KateQuin.com, providing brand and content management services for other creative entrepreneurs, I didn’t start my business from scratch. […]

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How Making Money Dates a Priority Changed my Business (and my life!)

By Kate Quin, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I feel like the start of my business story is a little different than that of most creative entrepreneurs. While I’m the owner of KateQuin.com, providing brand and content management services for other creative entrepreneurs, I didn’t start my business from scratch. […]

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How I Found The Confidence To Increase My Pricing

By Leah Sachs, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I was in business full-time for almost two years before I had that “a-ha!” moment most small business owners have—the moment that you realize you’re working too hard and making too little! When I looked at the time I was giving to […]

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How I Found The Confidence To Increase My Pricing

By Leah Sachs, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series I was in business full-time for almost two years before I had that “a-ha!” moment most small business owners have—the moment that you realize you’re working too hard and making too little! When I looked at the time I was giving to […]

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How to Grow Confidence As A Business Owner

By Kathleen Morris, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series As an event planner in the corporate world, confidence was never an issue for me. I knew how to do my job, and I knew I was doing it well. It was a path that felt familiar and successful to me, making […]

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How to Grow Confidence As A Business Owner

By Kathleen Morris, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series As an event planner in the corporate world, confidence was never an issue for me. I knew how to do my job, and I knew I was doing it well. It was a path that felt familiar and successful to me, making […]

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The Freedom In Knowing Your Financial Need

By Marieanna Wild, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Confession: I used to be a money avoider and big time saver. I’ve never been one to spend. I’ve always been one to save, but never for any specific purpose or reason in mind. I think I’ve always just been too afraid […]

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The Freedom In Knowing Your Financial Need

By Marieanna Wild, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Confession: I used to be a money avoider and big time saver. I’ve never been one to spend. I’ve always been one to save, but never for any specific purpose or reason in mind. I think I’ve always just been too afraid […]

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How Following Your Dreams Can Pay Your Bills

By Kaitie Bryant, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Hey all you creative entrepreneurs out there, I’ve got great news for you: You have permission to dream! Okay, maybe that isn’t a life-altering truth for most of you. I mean, as creatives, aren’t we all sort of prone to dreaming? I […]

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How Following Your Dreams Can Pay Your Bills

By Kaitie Bryant, as told by Sara Shelton Part of our “My Blueprint Story” Series Hey all you creative entrepreneurs out there, I’ve got great news for you: You have permission to dream! Okay, maybe that isn’t a life-altering truth for most of you. I mean, as creatives, aren’t we all sort of prone to dreaming? I […]

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