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Wow… WoW… WOW… August has come and gone! Honestly, where did the time go. It’s the beginning of the month, so you know what that means SEPTEMBER GOALS, but first let’s review how I did with the August goals.
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So my biggest focus during August was crafting my ideal client. I knew this was something I needed to do in order to grow my business.  I went through a TON of worksheets, PINTEREST boards and blog posts to create my ideal client and to be truthfully honest I still have some work to do on her. In the process of creating my ideal client, I had to re-identify what my core values are and mission statement. The core values that I had chosen before I really hadn’t take the time to delve into WHY I choose them. They sounded good and I wanted to do those things, but were they ME and where I am trying to build my brand. Some of them, but I had to dig deeper. With this exploration of creating my ideal client, I came up with new more developed core values. And these are the new ones!! I will do a separate blog post explaining WHY I choose these. Just know these core values speak to where I am and where I want to go.  My ideal client was crafted around these core values as well. Since I haven’t quite finished creating her, I will share at a little later date!
  • Openness
  • Legacy
  • Thoughtfulness
  • Passion
  • Growth
  • Guidance
  • Creativity
  • Love
  • Experiences
The next goal was having a Batch Day focusing on writing blog post. If you don’t know what Batch Day is head over to Paper & Oats to read all about it.  Let me be honest, I got 3.5 blog posts completed on Batch Day. Was it successful, uuuummm I did get some blog posts written. I wasn’t as focused as I could of been that day. I have learned that I need to leave the house OR my husband can’t be home when I do a Batch Day. Sadly, my husband and I don’t get to spend a lot of time together during the week as we work two totally different schedules (which sucks), so on the weekends we really try to spend as much time as possible together. I was so not focused on my Batch Day as I just wanted to cuddle up with the hubby. I will be scheduling another Batch Day in September and will be doing it on a weekday afternoon/evening.
My last goal for the month, I totally kicked butt. I was able to visit 4 incredible venues during the month: Columbia Conference Center, Spring Valley Country Club, Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens and The Corley Mill House & Gardens.  Not only were the venues great, but the event managers at these locations are just as nice. Lastly, two Saturdays ago I also donated my time at wedding to assist with setup, decor styling and breakdown that was given to a very deserving couple. This couple participated in a wedding documentary film, which will be coming out in November. Let’s just say I as able to work with some of the best wedding professionals in the Columbia area.  I will be sharing more about this project closer to the release date, so be on the lookout.  I would just like that thank Lisa of London and Lace for allowing me be a part of the experience.
Ok now for the September goals.
  1. Continue to build relationships – Building and sustaining your business is by creating solid, meaningful relationships.
  2. Blog at least once a week – So far, so good. But it has only been two weeks. LoL
  3. Complete the #GoIndependent Course – So if you haven’t already you need to check out the side Regina has a WEALTH of knowledge on her site and launched her #GoIndependent course in August for FREE. Yup you heard that right. Everyday there was a new lesson and she has worksheets and video blogs… it’s alot!! Just good ole, dig down in your business, find your core, stop making excuses and kick some ass good.
  4. Get a handle on recording receipts – Right now I am doing a not so good jump with tracking my business receipts. Yeah I know that it is September and the year is almost over. But like they say, better late than never!!
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