Two business-owning, work-from-home moms who are laughing their way through parenthood.
New mom Shailey Murphy (video production/ interior designer) joins veteran mom of three, Katie Day (photographer, graphic designer, improviser, comedy writer for a late night talk show.)
This week the girls talk about PROPOSALS!!! Wait. Not that kind of proposal...like how to structure your creative business proposals and contracts! How to fact find, research, organize and write a creative business proposal or contract.
1) Fact finding with the client: What’s their problem and how can you help them get to the solution.
2) Start writing it! Keep the writing conversational.
3) Explain your solution and how you are going to carry it out.
4) Leave payment until the end and lay out payment expectations and terms.
5) Do a final read through!
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Taking the leap! Ana Pierce is a new creative freelancer that talks about taking the leap into full time entrepreneurship! She is full of fresh wisdom and talks about how she's found success with bullet journaling, forming a mastermind group and even eating the frog! If you have ever thought about quitting your 9-5 job and going for it...this episode is FOR YOU!
Big Update Episode: Katie's having a baby!!!! But first, we hear about Shailey's big surprise for Katie, Katie's 35-week pregnant update, Sending her firstborn to public school after homeschooling and Katie's 39-week pregnant update!
Perspective is the precious gift Rachel gives us in this interview. We were left inspired, encouraged, and educated on a subject many people may avoid: special needs and disability. Listen to her tips on what to say/what not say/ inclusion and how to change the world!
Oh snap, we getting into marriage today! The girls discuss a topic that went viral called "The mental load" that most moms feel burdened by. Topics include practical steps for teaming up with your partner rather than creating a "CEO-employee" relationship. Because let's be honest, that's not hot.
Money doesn't have to be super awkward. Shailey walks us through pricing, rates, when & how to raise them, discounts, and charging friends and family! Spoiler: Communication and transparency are the key!
Shailey has got mad skills when it comes to hosting ADORABLE parties with minimal prep or stress.Find out all her secret tips for throwing a party that looks like a million bucks but costs as little as possible.
Battle of the minimalist capsule enthusiast Katie vs fashionista clothes collector Shailey! Who will win?! And by battle, we mean healthy polite discussion. And by winning, EVERYONE WINS when you only own things you love and fit you. Speaking of fit, Katie gets SPECIFIC about her body shape. Clothes! Capsule wardrobe, fluctuating sizes, dressing your body type, kids clothes when the JUST KEEP GROWING!
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Marie Kondo "Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up"
Organize your entire house starting with THE PURGE! Katie compares and contrasts the Konmari method (Marie Kondo) with the New Order method (Fay Wolf). Lots of practical tips to make getting started less intimidating. Nerd alert: Katie gets excited about labels and containers. Sponsored by Freshbooks!
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Productivity guru Shailey shows us how to make your to-do list a TO-DONE list. Especially great tips for our work-from-home peeps and entrepreneurs!
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