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HOW TO SET REALISTIC
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4 STEPS TO
GOING FULL TIME

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3 pro tips to
time management

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Mindset

How Your Fear of Failure is Killing Your Business

You should consider failing more often.   Probably not what you were expecting me to say, huh? 😉 You really wouldn’t expect anyone to give you that advice, much less a business coach. Success is the goal, right?! Even though failure seems like the worst possible outcome, it may actually be more helpful than you […]

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The New Val Marlene Creative

It’s here! It’s here! I’m so excited to finally have an online home to share with you that not only feels like a true picture of who I am, but also shows you what I do and why I do it. Because, friend, the decision to leave wedding photography behind in order to become a […]

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Mindset

How to Find Success in your Creative Business

Success is a really interesting concept. Especially as creatives, we tend to think of success as a certain number of followers, a certain number of figures of income or even define success as “her business” or “her life.” We think of success in these ways often because we’re not really deciding how we define success…it’s […]

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Business Strategy

3 Pro Tips for Time Management

There’s a dark side to being your own boss. I have always LOVED the idea of working for myself. I love that I get to choose what projects to work on and when I should and shouldn’t work. I love getting to set the direction of my business and deciding what I should get paid […]

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Business Strategy

How to Manage Your Time like a Boss

Time. Probably one of our most valuable resources that constantly seems to slip through our fingers. Where did the day even go? Actually, where did the month go?! If we’re not careful we can lose a lot of time, especially for those of us running a one-woman show. We do everything! And we don’t have […]

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