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Getting Ahead of your 2019 Game Plan

Getting Ahead of your 2019 Game Plan

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…

6 Pieces of Business Advice I Would Give Pre-Mom Me

6 Pieces of Business Advice I Would Give Pre-Mom Me

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. 

Why I Don’t Want to Scale My Business

Why I Don’t Want to Scale My Business

I recently participated in a conversation on The New MORE podcast, where host (and friend) Amber Anderson and I discussed making the strategic decision NOT to grow your business.

Balancing a new baby and a new job

Balancing a new baby and a new job

There was no hiding the bump. When Meghan Leatherman interviewed for a communications manager position with Social Venture Partners Arizona in Phoenix, she was noticeably pregnant — something women often worry will limit their chances of being hired.

Is balance a myth? Finding our footing in new times.

Is balance a myth? Finding our footing in new times.

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?

Balancing Chaos. 4 things I wish I had known about running a business before having children.

Balancing Chaos.  4 things I wish I had known about running a business before having children.

As a graphic designer, working remotely and freelancing were already part of my life before I became a mom, and I assumed that kids would fit pretty easily into my lifestyle. I was wrong. Since my son was born, I’ve learned a lot that’s helped me become a better parent and a better business owner. Here are four tips I wish someone had told me before I became a mompreneur.