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I used to dream that my job would be taking women out to coffee and talking about life and business and everything in between. Now as I look back almost a decade into owning my own business, I truly feel that dream has come to life! It is such an honor to work with such […]

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It’s likely you’ve heard it before: “Niche down to scale up.” But what does it really mean and why does it work? For this PR professional turned entrepreneur, learning to clearly communicate her offers changed everything! From throwing spaghetti on the wall unsure of exactly what she could do for her target audience to knowing […]

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“Plan your days around what matters most”— it’s the opening copy on Kayse Pratt’s website!  Gosh, I am beyond grateful for the amazing entrepreneurs I have the honor of working with each and every day. To see their passion and energy and impact in the world is truly inspiring. Kayse’s story is no different! Her […]

“Work less but make more.” It’s a goal I hear often, especially in the event industry. When I first met Mary Love Richardson (owner of Rosemary & Finch Floral Design) back in 2015 and learned she was taking on over 50 events per year, I knew, and she knew, that workload wasn’t sustainable for the […]

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Years ago while being interviewed for a podcast, the host asked “How do you celebrate?” I paused, speechless. It was at that moment that I realized I don’t often stop and make intentional space to celebrate well. While I’m by no means perfect, I am trying so much harder to make celebration intentional and often. […]

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Andrea is the type of student / client / friend every business owner longs to have. She is like sunshine ☀️—she encourages me so much and reminds me of the impact my work has. I am so grateful for the time we’ve gotten to spend together over the years and for the opportunity to watch […]

Meet Bonnie! Bonnie is a Nurse Career Coach living with her hubby and sweet baby boy in North Carolina. We met in the Spring of 2022 through my business finance program, The Blueprint Model, and I have just loved getting to know her. She works as a full time clinical nurse specialist and is currently […]

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“I just wasn’t getting it.” Flustered and tired, I met Kat at a pivotal moment in her business. On the outside her company appeared to have it all. Amazing clients, incredible press, a hard working team of employees. “We were rising stars”. But on the inside, Kat wasn’t bringing home enough to pay herself a […]

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What if I could show you how to actually make more $$ without working more hours (or maybe even cutting down on your hours?!) In today’s Student Spotlight my student Ash Bush will show you that is absolutely possible! By implementing one simple strategy she was able to 10x her shop sales in just 30 […]

I remember like it was yesterday. I pulled up to the Goat Farm (yes, it appears exactly as it sounds) .. an old warehouse turned center for the arts .. with goats and all! I had no idea how to dress. I wasn’t sure what we would do. I just knew, I wanted to take […]

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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 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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