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Ethan and Emaleah’s Payson AZ Engagement Session was probably the windiest session I’ve ever done here in Payson. Not quite the windiest ever, but probably top 5. And let me tell you what: these two are tough, take such good care of each other, were so patient as we worked to find the light AND […]

Ethan & Emaleah’s Payson AZ Engagement Session

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You are awesome! You’ve worked through a lot of data and ideas to get through to what you value and what you want to focus on. You’ve got your SWOT Analysis, Values & Goals, and Financial Analysis. It’s almost time to put them all together.  I have one last final baby assignment for you. A business plan doesn’t […]

Writing a Business Plan, Part 4: Quarterly Reviews

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So you have your SWOT Analysis and your Values & Goals for your Business Plan, it’s time to get those finances planned out!  Financial History First, let’s pull in what you’ve made in past 2 years if you’ve been in business already or have been doing this as a hobby.  List out the year, the gross dollar amount […]

Writing a Business Plan, Part 3: Finances

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Hooray! You made it to Day 2 Of Writing a Business Plan! How did your SWOT Analysis go?! Now that you have that done, it’s time to line out the goals and values for yourself and of your business. We all get why goals are important, but why line out values? Values help us stay […]

Writing a Business Plan, Part 2: Values and Goals

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Today I’m starting you on the process of getting your own business plan written, and of course we start at the foundation: your SWOT Analysis! If you are anything like me, the idea of writing a business plan WAYYY stressed me out. I put if off for a long time and only finally got it […]

Writing a Business Plan, Part 1: SWOT Analysis

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Since 2014 I’d picked a word of the year and yearly themes for myself to work on. The first was Joy after spending so much of 2013 in a dark perinatal depression fog where no joy could penetrate through. Subsequent years brought themes of bloom, balance, believe, persevere, and intentional.  Last year was the first […]

2021 Word of the Year

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I don’t make resolutions…I make 101 goals. And then I knowingly jump into them intending to only do about half. It’s a great plan! Really!!

My Approach to New Years Resolutions: 101 Things in a Year