Setting Yourself Up For Success Each Month

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I seriously can’t believe it’s July already (can you?). It’s so easy for weeks to just fly by these days, especially in the summer! And if you’re not planning for it, one month can pass you by without getting anything big accomplished! That’s a scary thought if you’re a business owner. You never want that to… 

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Why you should give yourself a brand audit

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One of the biggest eye openers in my business didn’t come until I was about two years into it. At this point I was making bags full-time, selling on Etsy and doing pretty well at it. But like many people in the beginning, I made a big mistake of not paying much attention to my… 

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Curtis’s New Art Studio – Before

If you don’t know, my partner Curtis is a fine artist making large scale landscape artwork. He’s been doing this full-time for about three years now and up until this point he worked with a group of artists in a studio space in Calgary. It was great for him. He had access to a woodworking… 

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A Fresh Start In Nelson BC

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“We need to move to Nelson!” I told Curtis one night while sitting on the couch. We were in the middle of the documentary, “I Am” and were both feeling so moved by the whole idea behind it. Curtis turned to me, “…Um. Okay ?” It was completely out of the blue. Neither of us… 

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TAXES AND BOOKKEEPING FOR CREATIVES

Let’s face it – bookkeeping is not much fun at all. And it’s confession time, I’m not the biggest fan of it either. But it’s something we have to do as business owners to keep the business going. Taxes and bookkeeping can be very intimidating if you haven’t done them before… maybe you’ve been putting it… 

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