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Episode 47: Are Your Design Services Energizing – or Draining You?

August 7, 2020

Let’s be real – some design projects leave you energized and wanting more, and some leave you feeling exhausted, resentful, and straight-up cranky. Today we’re breaking down the 6 most common interior design services out there, and weighing the pros and cons of each. Spoiler alert: you’re the boss, and you can say no the…

Episode 46: Body Language Expert Nancy Ganzekaufer

July 31, 2020

Having trouble closing sales with potential clients? It may be because you’re gazing towards their nose more than their foreheads. (Whaaa?) Today we’re psyched to bring you business coach and certified body language expert Nancy Ganzekaufer, whose tips on using body language – and reading body-language – will open your eyes to the hidden meanings…

Episode 45: Helpful Money Habits for Your Business

July 24, 2020

Managing your business finances doesn’t have to take a lot of time or be a grueling process. We have a few habits in our business that helps make money management practically painless. If you set up a few good systems in your business today, you’ll have a clearer picture of where your money is coming…

Episode 44 – Transform Your Relationship with Money

July 17, 2020

Today’s Interview with Jenny Karlsson from Financials for Creatives will leave you inspired to re-think your relationship with money. Before you can begin really diving into the tools and techniques of managing money, you need to understand your relationship with it. Episode 44 Show Notes Key Takeaways: [8:04] What makes Jenny’s work unique is her…

Episode 43: 5 Tips to Handle Uncomfortable Money Conversations

July 10, 2020

Money conversations are a natural part of running any business. But for creatives (who are often people pleasers) it can lead to feelings of anxiety and overwhelm? How do we know? We’ve been there friend. But over the years, we’ve developed habits and mindset shifts that allow us to talk about money with confidence and…

Episode 42: Habits, Routines, & Boundaries to Keep Your Sanity

July 3, 2020

Healthy habits and daily routines are a huge part of how Lesley has “more hours in the day than anyone else” (as Kate puts it). Today we’re sharing in detail all about the daily, weekly, and family routines and schedules we’ve implemented, and also the boundaries we have in place to keep us sane. Grab…

Episode 41 – What We’ve Learned During Quarantine

June 26, 2020

These past few months of social distancing, sheltering in place, and living through the Coronavirus crisis have challenged us all (to say the least!). We’ve both learned important lessons during quarantine about life, motherhood, and business. Here’s a real, raw look at the hard lessons we’ve learned, and how we’re finding the beauty in this…

Episode 40: Q&A – Ask Us Anything

June 19, 2020

Welcome back to Episode #40 – Ask us Anything! Today we are tackling questions about referral program sites (are they worth it?), finding a business coach, and how to create boundaries around project timelines. (No you can’t work on a bathroom refresh indefinitely.) Episode 40 Show Notes Key Takeaways: [5:28] What are your thoughts on…

Bonus Episode: Get Referrals (Without Asking!) with Stacey Brown Randall

April 17, 2020

Hey designers – we’re popping in with a special bonus episode because we KNOW you need help right now getting new clients and keeping your businesses afloat. (At least – full transparency – we do!) Stacey Brown Randall is an expert at helping small businesses flourish via referrals. Sounds boring, but OHMYGOSH the info she…