Where work meets life
You’re trying to do it all so you can get more out of life—more professional success, more time with your family, more happiness. On the MORE blog, you’ll find various perspectives on managing work, family and life, event updates and articles to help you create your New MORE.
Without smart strategic planning, the big wins just don’t happen. Every decent coach (and content marketer) knows it’s true. You don’t make up plays on game day, and you don’t build a content plan while you’re creating content.
Yes, we realize it’s still just the beginning of fall, but for content marketers who want to start 2019 off right, with a detailed content plan that aligns with their marketing plan, it’s time to get going. Here’s a game plan we recommend…
Doing something new is difficult. And the older I get, the less I enjoy feeling incompetent. I have to force myself to accept the beginner stage, embrace failure as an essential step toward mastery and keep trying. It always helps when I can watch someone else, especially when they’re willing to share the mistakes they’ve made and the tips and tricks they’ve learned along the way.
At work, we’re expected to lead — and our job description gives us clear guidelines on what that looks like. But what does leadership look like when we’re at home, and there are no job descriptions around to use as a foundation? What behaviors do we model for our children every day? What kind of role model do we want to be?
“How much should I charge?”
“How do I figure out what I’m worth?”
“What if I’m too expensive?”
“What if I’m not charging enough? How do I know? I see others talking smack about people who devalue their profession by competing to be the cheapest, but I need work.”
These are some of the most difficult questions for entrepreneurs and freelancers to answer. I don’t pretend to know all the answers, but I do know the three most common mistakes I’ve made and see others make…
How is Mother’s Day already upon us?! It’s been a busy couple of months for us here at MORE, and we’ve got some BIG news to share: We recently moved our family from Phoenix to Atlanta (more on that later)! We will still be accessible to and involved in our Phoenix community, and we’re so grateful for our time there and all of the people who made it such an amazing experience.
It might sound counterintuitive, but when you own your own business, the best way to think about long-term strategies for your business is to focus on the other areas of your life. I love my job, but the reason I got into this whole entrepreneurship thing wasn’t to work 70-hour weeks — it was for more control over the work I do and for better work-life balance.
Every year we pick a theme that represents an element of ourselves we want to focus on. For 2018, our theme is "be unapologetic."
I’m one of those moms who actually does remember my life and myself before becoming a mom. It wasn’t that long ago, after all. I remember how I thought I was a busy freelancer/solopreneur. (Bahahahaha.) And how I thought I had a lot of responsibilities.
Angela Larkin, graphic designer, illustrator, wife and momma to one, shares a few tips for staying sane during the holiday season.
Last week while I was on a play date, a friend asked me a simple question: What do you want out of MORE? And I gave her the most authentic answer that I could. I said I want MORE for me.
Angela Larkin, graphic designer, illustrator, wife and momma to one, shares her perspective on "having it all."
Jessica Mason Brown, owner and designer at Ivy & Ashter, shares her perspective on what it means to "have it all."
The fun starts today! We're teaming up with College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors of N. Phoenix and Paradise Valley, Arizona to host the MORE Summer Fun #Giveaway! Win a 2-night stay to the luxurious Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain resort, 2 nights free babysitting + much, much more!
Is balance a myth?
Balance. It’s akin to a foreign word to most of us who spend our working lives attempting to be everything: a great parent, a great spouse, a great employee, a great volunteer, a great leader, a great athlete, etc. Are we able to achieve greatness at anything when we’re trying to excel at everything?
Here are five last minute gift ideas that any parentpreneur would love. Buy them for that special person in your life or share them with friends and family so they can get you what you really want (and need) this holiday season.
Juggling work and life is never easy, but it is especially hard at the end of the year as your personal and professional worlds begin to collide. To help, we partnered up with the team at Kayson to give you the seven elements within your business that need your attention before the year ends.
We’re kicking off the new year with family top of mind and you’re invited to join us.On January 14th, we’ll be spending the day at the park.
Explore the playgrounds, bring a blanket, check out the food trucks, hangout and enjoy More Moments. This FREE event is all about you and your family. Event open to the public with activities for the entire family.
Big thank you to everyone who participated in our first ever MORE Moments Family Photo Experience and the announcement of the Kendra Scott Giveaway winner.
Jay Feitlinger is a serial entrepreneur. Running his businesses has always been a top priority. Until things came to a head when his wife, Rachel, said that she had had enough. Jay was forced to figure out how to separate himself from his work and prioritize his family.
Here, Jay and Rachel, also an entrepreneur, share a few ideas to help other family-minded entrepreneurs and busy executives focus on what matters.
We know how hard it can be to wrangle everyone together for special moments as a family. Our Fall MORE Moments sponsored by Kendra Scott make it simple. When you register, you'll receive a comprehensive family photo experience, just in time for those holiday cards.
We’re entering one of the busiest seasons of the year for families. Here are four steps you can take right now to ensure you get the most out of the season.
Every business has a story. It has a purpose for its journey. Our story begins with our son who was born two months premature and weighed 3 lbs 11 oz at birth.