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recession

Getting Real About a Recession

Getting Real about a By Maggie Patterson All opinions in this post are my opinions and mine alone. You can view our full disclaimer here.…

boundaries in your business

5 Boundaries to Set In Your Business This Summer

For many of you, you’re heading into summer, and you may be wondering how you’re going to juggle everything for the next two months. In…

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The Truth About Trading Time for Dollars

The About Trading Time for Dollars By Maggie Patterson All opinions in this post are my opinions and mine alone. You can view our full…

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Creatives, Coaches and Consultants: Not All Service Businesses Are the Same

2022 is here, and a new year brings with it an opportunity for each of us to look at how we run our businesses and do things a little differently. In this episode, I’m digging into what I’ll be increasingly focusing on in the year to come, and calling on you to do the same.

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Secrets of Success From 17 Years in Business

Back in May 2005 I started my business. 17 years later, I’m still here, and let me tell you I’ve learned a lot along the…

selling strategy

7 Mistakes to Watch For When Selling Strategy

Strategy. You know you need to be selling it, but maybe your offer isn’t right, you’re having a hard time selling it or you literally…

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How to Write Better Proposals in 2022

My name is Maggie, and if there’s a hill I’m likely going to die on it’s that your creative or consulting business needs a proposal.…

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VIP Days and Retainers: What’s Right For You?

When you run a service business, you’ve got countless options for how you package and deliver your services. This can be overwhelming, especially when hot…

Firing a client

Firing a Client: How to Handle It Like a Pro

Firing a client is something nobody really wants to talk about, but when running a service-based business it’s a reality that comes with the territory.…