We heard about Firefly Creative Writing a couple of years ago and fell instantly in love. The mission of creating a safe space for people to come home to their writing voice is something we feel is so needed in our world. So many people rush from place to place, task to task, belonging to
Have you ever met someone that you were pretty sure was made of magic? For us, that’s Kate Bartolotta. All the usual labels for amazing beings like her seem to fall incredibly short, but we will try to describe her anyway. A cheerleader, writer, wellness worker and self-care maven, she champions the cause of becoming.
Integrity. For some people, this concept is loosely defined. It’s a slogan, a catch phrase and more useful in theory than in practice. For others integrity is a value that is continually cultivated, with their decisions and direction fundamentally informed by it. For those of us who value integrity in this way, it’s a big
You are unique. You see situations differently than the next person. You have different preferences, skills and passions. That is what makes this world so interesting and what makes having your own business so exciting: no one does it quite like you. It’s also what makes running a small business exhausting! All of those choices
Recently we have been thinking a lot about community. How to establish it. How to inspire it. How to make it thrive. Small businesses are infinitely stronger together. We realized early that we were going to need a “village” to raise this business baby. So lately we’ve been cultivating a strong group of trusted business experts with big hearts,
Time management must surely be one of the most discussed subjects of all time for business owners. Recently one of our Facebook ‘groupies’ asked a question about it and it got us thinking.
With a new class starting on January 11th, we asked Melissa to share some of her most important take aways from building an Instagram following of 34,000 people. Her world changing, heart filled following grows daily and here’s why…
One of the scariest and most fantastic things about running your own business is that there’s no ‘right’ way to do things. You are in charge. There are no professors or bosses to give you assignments or benchmarks. There is no-one built in to guide you in the ‘right’ direction.
If the idea of filing small biz taxes makes you break out in hives, cold sweats or gives you the desire to rock in the corner, you are not alone. Let’s be honest, attempting to actually stay on top of taxes isn’t fun for most people, especially not creatives. We would rather be making stuff and helping people than filing paperwork!