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Do You Fake It ‘Til You Make It?

As I sit her typing this I’m conflicted with the idea of ‘fake it ’til you make it.’ Most of us have heard this saying before and maybe even tried it. I know I have! I remember the first time this concept really resonated with me… It was spring and I had just broken up with my boyfriend and I was devastated. It was one of
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3 Benefits To Creating An Event Management App

I’m planning my trips for the summer and each one centres around events that I’d like to attend. Whether it’s a music festival, a course or a speaker I really want to see. I’m a life long learner so seeing the world and incorporating exciting events around my travel plans is what I do best. This is so much easier now that event management apps are
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3 Steps To Attracting Event Sponsors For Your Events

When I was working on the Beautiful Women event eight years ago, I needed to fund the event without the cost coming out of my client’s pocket. The event wasn’t complicated. I had to rent a ballroom, work with the hotel’s food and beverage team and tech team to provide hors d’oeuvres for the 150 guests and ensure the music, videos and microphones worked properly.
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Revenue Generating Activities For Your Event Planning Business

Simply put, your event planning business provides event services to your clients and they pay you for those services. Seems easy, right? But what happens when you don’t have an event to carry you through each month of the year, or your bank account looks unfavourably low and you need an influx of cash to keep going? Does this problem keep you up at night?
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4 Event Management Tips For Introverts

It’s something I’ve struggled with for a long time. Whenever I get invited to an event with large groups of people, I freak out. I start making excuses about why I can’t or shouldn’t go, the back of my neck gets hot and I cross my fingers hoping that there are some smaller, more intimate events on the same night that I can attend instead. While everyone
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How To Say No To People Who Want Free Advice

Are you spreading yourself or your event team too thin with all the requests coming in? Are you a people pleaser who has a problem saying no? If you have a hard time drawing the line and don’t know how to say no to people who want free advice about your event services, today’s episode is for you. It doesn’t have to be difficult to say
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How To Be An Event Planner and Find Work Life Balance

Imagine this… after months of planning your big event, it’s finally event day. You wake up early in the morning, grab a quick bite and rush out the door with your to-go cup of coffee. Hours later you drag your tired butt back home, crawl into bed but can’t sleep because of the adrenaline rush from the day, and your mind won’t stop thinking about
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Are Money Beliefs Limiting Your Success? w/ Get Rich Lucky Bitch

Like many others, I’ve had times in my life where I struggled with money. I’ve read many books on the subject and talk with friends about it often – it’s actually one of my favorite topics to learn and to talk about even though there’s still a stigma around discussing money. I believe I’ve come to have a healthy understanding and relationship with my money beliefs
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Is Event Planning Right For You?

When I started planning events, it just kind of fell into my lap. At first, anyway. Then the hard decisions came later once I decided that I wanted a full time event planning career. I had virtually no experience – at least that’s what I thought since most of the events I planned were for family, friends, or companies I worked for and I wasn’t
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