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How to Be Supportive of Others When You Really Feel Jealous

We’ve spent the month of November focusing on the notion of being supportive—and, before we dive into December (how did that happen?), we’ve got a doozy to cover: supporting others when we’re really feeling jealous. We’ve all been there—a friend or coworker tells us about a recent accomplishment or achievement and suddenly the green-eyed monster… Read More »

Unique Ways to Show Your Team You Care

This month, we’re focusing on the idea of being supportive—and who needs your support more than the team that’s behind you pressing linens and rearranging ceremony chairs every single season? As wedding planners, we often start out as a one-woman show, so, when we do get to the point where we’ve grown our business enough… Read More »

Featured Planner: Distinct Occasions

Our community of wedding professionals continues to grow and the team here at APHQ is so excited about how many international friends we have now! And, even though Canada may just be our neighbors to the north, we can only imagine how different the wedding industry is there. So today, I am excited to introduce… Read More »

Be Supportive

November is officially here (say what?) and, while we’re still trying to figure out where in the world summer (and fall, for that matter) went, we wanted to focus our efforts this month on the idea of being supportive. As wedding planners, creativity plays such a huge part in what we do—and creativity thrives on… Read More »

Time To Give Yourself a Raise!

We’ve spent October focusing on the idea of being brave and, before we dive into November, we’ve got one more act of courage for you: giving yourself a raise! As wedding planners, we often start our businesses by ourselves and have to rely solely on our own intuition and experience for so many important business… Read More »

Tips for Asking Other Wedding Professionals to Collaborate

This month, we’re all about channeling our inner courageous warriors and being brave. One of the scariest things to do in this industry, though—especially if you’re just starting out as a wedding professional—is to ask other pros to collaborate. The wedding industry can be a competitive one, and reaching out to others (especially seasoned ones)… Read More »

How to Be Brave and Be “Bigger” Than You Are

With October’s focus on being brave, we wanted to take some time today to talk about opportunities in the workplace to be bigger (and braver) than you think you are capable of being. As wedding professionals, we have a crazy job—whether it’s running around tying down linens as a 50-mph windstorm kicks up, talking a… Read More »

3 Tips for Working Outside of Your Comfort Zone

This month, we’re focusing our efforts on being brave—and oftentimes bravery is required most when we’re forced to work outside of our comfort zone. As wedding planners and professionals, we never know what a client is going to want—they may ask for a cake shaped like their dog, or a ceremony-turned-dance-party, or flowers that float… Read More »

Featured Planner: Two Roads Event Co.

Over the past couple years, I have had the absolute pleasure of interviewing dozens of wedding professionals. But, I have to say that this one was a bit different – because I think Hailey might be one of my doppelgangers! Not because we look alike but because of her personality (hello my Type A/Type B… Read More »

Be Brave

We’ve officially made it to October, and, while we’re still suffering from where-did-summer-go whiplash, we’re ready to take on fall with all of our wedding-planning strength. We’re focusing our efforts this month on the idea of being brave, and we love today’s quote by the lovely Cheryl Strayed because it reminds us to do just… Read More »

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