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When to Let Your Guard Down at Work

We live in a culture where we’re taught to separate our personal lives from our professional—and, as a result, we tend to separate our personal selves from our professional selves. Presenting ourselves as professionals is absolutely necessary—don’t get us wrong—but there are times when it’s also just as important to present ourselves as humans. While… Read More »

3 Reasons Vulnerability Equals Strength

This month, we’re all about breaking down walls—with some serious reward. We’re changing up the narrative on what it means to be vulnerable, and looking at vulnerability as a major  game changer (especially in the workplace as planners). Today, we wanted to break down three reasons vulnerability isn’t the weakness we often think of it as… Read More »

The Benefits of Vulnerability as a Leader

Since we’re spending the month of March focusing on the idea of vulnerability, we wanted to take some time today to explore the idea of vulnerability in the workplace—specifically, as leaders and business owners. As bosses, vulnerability is something we typically try to avoid—and understandably so. We often associate vulnerability with weakness or heightened emotions,… Read More »

Featured Planner: Posh and Prim

Lorna Marshall is a Principle Planner, Business Manager, and Event Designer at Posh and Prim in Detroit, Michigan. A woman with an open-door policy, her job as a professional planner doesn’t stop when she leaves the office; she loves nothing more (ok, maybe her husband and kids) than entertaining family and friends in her home…. Read More »

Be Vulnerable

We’re spending the month of March focusing on one thing: vulnerability. As planners and—ahem—total perfectionists, vulnerability tends to be something we’re not super comfortable with. After all, the events we plan rely on our ability to control—control of timelines and seating charts, control of budgets and vendors, control of those on our team—in order to… Read More »

5 Daily Exercises to Stay Passionate

Let’s talk about an epidemic that we’re all plagued by: wedding-planner burnout. It’s a serious problem. We do, after all, take on about 1,498 roles every single day—give or take. As business owners, creative entrepreneurs, bookkeepers, therapists, designers, writers, social-media experts, office managers, peacekeepers, heads-of-households and more, it’s not hard to see why our passion… Read More »

The Essentials to an Iron-Clad Contract

Today, we’re going to talk about something super sexy: event-planning contracts. Alright, fair enough, they’re not actually that sexy, but they are an absolute necessity for any planner or planning business—regardless of the size of your business or how comfortable or friendly you are with a particular client. And, because we just released a Proposals… Read More »

Turning Your Intentions into Actions

We’re all planners here! We can pull together a multi-faceted, high budget event that spans 4 locations, and has a ten-page production schedule. We live for logistics and strategic planning. And we even do it in heels! So in true planner form, you likely sat down at the beginning of January and created some business… Read More »

Reigniting Your Passion As a Planner

This month, we’re all about focusing on passion—one of our favorite things to talk about. When you’ve been in the industry for a while, though, passion can sometimes seem like that old friend who you remember but haven’t seen in a long time. That’s not to say long-time planners aren’t passionate about what we do—it’s… Read More »

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