This quote is my mantra on some days. As a human, I find it difficult to not compare myself to others–and, as a business owner, I find it even harder. In our web-driven lives, it is impossible to not be eye-to-eye with other businesses on a regular basis. From connections on Facebook to Instagram to Twitter, we are lucky to be able to peek into other people’s creative business (or personal) lives but I am sure you know sometimes it can be a bit overwhelming and intimidating! For me, this generates a daily barrage of “shoulds” and before I know it I’m deep in... Continue Reading
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Today I am so pleased to introduce you all to a new friend of mine, Kerry Burki. She is a yoga teacher, handmade artist, community supporter and creative entrepreneur living in Scottsdale, Arizona with her husband and two little boys. Kerry is passionate about encouraging others to pursue their creative dreams and make sure that they nourish their souls during the journey. Thank you Kerry for sharing your insights into self-care for creatives with us!
Hello and Happy Monday, friends! Today I am excited to share an opportunity I recently had to host a workshop with and inspiring non-profit organization here in Phoenix. After running Zenned Out for a couple of years, with zero business background, it was clear that I needed help understanding some of the finer details of running and growing a business. Sure, a business can start with simply the love of creating a product or offering a service–but to stay a growing and successful business, it takes a little (ok, maybe a lot) more. I know from experience how challenging it can be to start a... Continue Reading
Today I am excited to invite Wendy Cook of Mighty Girl Art to the blog, talking with us about her creative process and the inspiration behind her business! Wendy Cook is a visual artist whose disciplines include painting, photography, book arts, assemblage and jewelry. She has been exhibiting her art since 1986 and has been published in the US, Canada and the UK. Her work has been sold at charity events such as the “Postcards from the Edge” benefit for Visual AIDS of NYC, Northern Virginia Family Service, and The Fund for Women Artists. Wendy is also the founder and facilitator... Continue Reading