71 | How I’m Closing Out Last Year and Planning this Year

Before you can plan your new year, how should you close out last year? In this episode, before I share how I’m scheduling for my new year, I’m going over how I’m closing out my last year. I cover the simple system I’ve built upon for closing out my year. All you have to remember […]

035 | My 2022 Work/Life Balance Experiment (Update) with Daniel Moyer

Episode 35 | My 2022 Work/Life Balance Experiment (Update!) with Daniel Moyer EPISODE SUMMARY This episode is a long time coming update to Episode 22 My 2022 Work/Life Balance Experiment which came out in January. A lot has happened this year. I’ve spent so much of it trying to stick to the boundaries I set […]

034 | FOCUSED15: Simplfy Your Booking Process, Book More Weddings.

Episode 34 | Focused15: Simplify Your Booking Process, Book More Weddings. EPISODE SUMMARY No doubt there is a lot of moving parts to your photography business. With no clear-cut path to follow and so many options to try, it’s easy to create a convoluted mess of a process for your couples to go through. The […]

033 | FOCUSED15: The Hustle vs. The Grind: Lessons from a Kids Movie

Episode 33 | FOCUSED15: The Hustle vs. The Grind: Lessons from a Kids Movie EPISODE SUMMARY A few days ago while in full time dad-mode, I was sitting and watching Disney/Pixar’s movie Cars. If you’ve never seen it, it’s about a an anthropomophized racecar named Lightning McQueen gets mixed up and lost in a forgotten town in […]

031 | FOCUSED15: Your Couples are All Different. Treat Them Like It.

Episode 31 | FOCUSED15: Your Couples are All Different. Treat Them Like It. EPISODE SUMMARY The Focused15 is a new segment that I created to shed light on some of the common questions that I receive, comment on interesting posts and articles from around the interwebs, and share thoughts from other conversations. I love long-form […]

029 | Money: Do the Work and Raise your Prices with Dr. Tomayia Colvin

Episode 29 | Money: Do the Work and Raise your Prices with Dr. Tomayia Colvin EPISODE SUMMARY Dr. Tomayia Colvin is a nationally published high school senior portrait photographers, best-selling children’s book author, classroom teacher, and photography educator in Houston, Texas. She is a on a mission to celebrate diversity in photography. She works with […]

028 | Money: Diversifying in Your Business, Life, and Finances with Rob Hall

Episode 28 | Money: Diversifying in Your Business, Life, and Finances with Rob Hall EPISODE SUMMARY Rob Hall is a photographer, YouTuber, content creator, and finance enthusiast! There’s an excellent chance that if you searched for anything on YouTube photography-related over the last few years, you’d have watched a video of his.  On this week’s […]

027 | Money: My Money Mistakes and How I’ve Moved On

Episode 27 | Money: My Money Mistakes and How I’ve Moved On EPISODE SUMMARY A conversation about money conjures up all kinds of feelings. For many of us, they’re not warm and fuzzy feelings. I’m no different. Most of my feelings about money came from family and environmental experiences in my impressionable years. I developed […]