Series: Business

INCLUSIVITY IN THE WEDDING AND EVENTS INDUSTRY: Episode 212

Not all couples consist of a bride and a groom. And not all wedding guests self identify as simply male or female! Although the wedding industry follows a long history of traditional gender roles, times they are a changin’! In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting about the small…

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TIPS FOR STICKING TO YOUR CONTRACT: Episode 211

While actually having a contract is basic Business Ownership 101, actually sticking to your contract and enforcing its policies is another story. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with a stationery designer about sticking to your contract, why it’s important to do so, and how your contract and…

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LIVING YOUR BRAND (RE-RELEASE): Episode 207

This week, we’re digging into the This Week In Weddings archives to pull out an oldie but a goodie! Living Your Brand with Andrea Eppolito. Is your business model a true reflection of who you are? Are you carrying out your brand’s image in your every day life? In this week’s episode of the This…

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FINDING YOUR SPECIAL SAUCE: Episode 206

McDonald’s may have coined the term “special sauce” but we all have something unique that sets us apart from our competitors.  Do you know what yours is? In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with a wedding industry copywriter about the importance of identifying and promoting your unique brand…

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MAINTAINING THE HUSTLE WITHOUT BURNING OUT: Episode 205

Building any business takes hustle and grit. But constant hustling without taking a break is a sure way to hit burnout. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with an established wedding planner about her thoughts on hustling, resting, and how the two go hand in hand.  About our…

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THE ART OF NEGOTIATION: Episode 204

We’re constantly involved with negotiations in our daily lives – from discussing where to eat for lunch with friends to reviewing contracts with service providers. But as a wedding industry business, are you willing to negotiate in your own business in order to close the deal? In this week’s episode of the This Week In…

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OVERCOMING PERFECTIONISM: Episode 202

Being a perfectionist is often used as a badge of honor. But in actuality, the desire to make things absolutely perfect is likely holding you back from achieving great things. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with a coach and business strategist who explains why perfectionism isn’t something…

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KNOWING WHEN IT’S TIME TO HIRE AN EMPLOYEE: Episode 201

At some point in the cycle of your wedding industry business, you may start thinking about growing your team. But before you post that you’re desperate for help on Facebook, there are some things to think through. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with a floral designer with…

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HOW TO BE RESILIENT IN BUSINESS: Episode 198

When the going gets tough, you have to keep going. And for some, being resilient is easier said than done. In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with a business coach about resiliency and some tips for keeping your eyes on the prize even in the face of diversity….

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CREATING SYSTEMS FOR YOUR BUSINESS: Episode 196

If the majority of your business is in your head, it’s time to get a better system. Systems and software can help manage your tasks, streamline communication with clients, and even track your money, not to mention make it easier for your customers to do business with you. In this week’s episode of the This Week…

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