Why Your Brand Depends On Your Business Legacy

Legacy
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Is your business legacy important to you? Is your brand important to you? Do you ask yourself how you will be remembered? Legacies are talked about constantly.

From presidents to athletes, we as a society judge individuals on how we remember them. Creative entrepreneurs are more than just business people. We’re individuals in pursuit of building a personal legacy through our business. So how do you want to be remembered?  Continue reading “Why Your Brand Depends On Your Business Legacy”

How To Improve Your Blogging Using These 2 Tools

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How often do you struggle with your blogging?  I bet you just said every time you write a post. What about your writing in general? Writing, like any craft, takes time. It takes effort. Writing takes practice.

For visual creatives writing is probably one of the scariest parts of promoting work and building their creative business.

Writing, however, is one of the most important business skills. If you are an effective writer, you communicate well. Your ideas are clear and concise. Your writing leads to profit.

Writing for your blog is no different. Your blog is your business or at least a key component of your business. Your success depends on your writing. Yet you continue to struggle.

In this post, I’m going to tell you about two tools you can use right now to improve your blog writing and business writing.

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How To Keep A Positive Attitude At Work

Positive Attitude

Let’s face it, work sucks. For those of us who punch a clock each day, work can feel like a scene from Office Space.

If you have a career or day job that you truly enjoy, then kudos. For the rest of you, staying positive on a day-to-day basis is challenging, stressful, and exhausting. There’s simply not enough coffee in the break room to get you through.

The good news is it doesn’t have to be that way. I’m going to give you three simple ways to motivate yourself to stay positive and productive on a daily basis. Don’t let yourself feel like Peter Gibbons and that pesky memo.

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Why A Flower Brings You Happiness

Happiness

He stood in front of the weathered gazebo. The overcast sky, heavy with moisture. A friar stood with him. A best man, a brother, anxiously waited. Loved ones gathered. Happy, joyous. Relieved the skies held their drops.
The music radiated from hidden speakers. A flower girl accompanied by an energetically bored ring-bearer came down the aisle. Pink petals fluttered in the gentle breeze.
One, two, three couples proceeded down the aisle followed by her, the one we all came to see.
The pink petals laid on the runner. Bouquets filled with vibrant hues of purple and pink. Contrasting against the gray sky. A celebration of love. A union between two hearts. Together they were one.

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Why Saying No To Multitasking Improves Productivity

Multitasking

No. This simple word carries so much weight. Yet it is one of the hardest words to say. There are numerous articles about the importance of saying no. But why is it important for your success?

Saying no gives you control and ultimately leads to others saying yes. Continue reading “Why Saying No To Multitasking Improves Productivity”