Category : The Creative CEO

August 23, 2019

Charge more, parent less, and how Winston Churchill inspired my next project

I wouldn’t call these newsletters a “streak” just quite yet, but I am working on my Q3 commitment to ship more valuable content. Why? My growth is built from individuals willing to teach and coach and share, and so I’m inspired to do the same. Realizing my own ambitions for writing rarely meet up to

July 30, 2019

THIS is Why You’re Losing Clients

Let’s be honest … the first time you lose a client, it can feel heartbreaking. In my first few years as an agency owner, I worked with hundreds of clients, and inevitably, I lost a lot of them. Every single time, I would agonize internally, thinking, what did I do wrong? Sometimes, there’s nothing you

July 23, 2019

Overworked? 3 Ways to Get Your Power Back

There can be a dark side to building an agency and entrepreneurship: non-stop stress and overwhelm. It can feel suffocating, like a never ending loop of problems to solve and fires to put out. Worse, sometimes the stress and overwhelm takes over all aspects of your life, keeping you away from family, friends, and loved

July 16, 2019

The #1 Thing to Focus on When Scaling Your Agency

We need to talk about one of the most essential metrics in your business: SCALING. Scale is one of those buzzwords you hear every marketer, businessperson, and agency owner talk about nonstop. Being able to profitably scale your business is one of the most important indicators of longevity. So how do you get there? Repeatable

July 9, 2019

Advice for the 20-year-old Agency Owner

Let’s hop on the time machine and go back … back to the beginning of my business ownership journey. I was 22 when I launched my first creative agency. While most friends around me were interviewing with high-level companies and starting their careers, I was trying to find a solution to the necessity of freedom.

July 3, 2019

How to Take Control of Your Client Relationship

How many times have you had to deal with uncontrollable clients? During my years as a creative agency owner, I had more than I can count. For me, those unruly days almost feel like a “former life”, as it was the client who controlled my every move, leaving me feeling helpless in my business and