Tell me if I'm wrong here...and I'm just gonna tell you right now, I'm not! We got into this because it sounded fun, because we had a ton of passion and because it seemed like a great way to make extra money - that wouldn't be that hard.
Whoa! What the heck we're we all thinking? Not hard? Not hard??
I've never worked harder, given more, deprived myself of more or sacrificed more hours of sleep before I started my photography business. Not even my newborns required this much. But really, how did I not see this coming? Being an entrepreneur is hard....being an artist is hard....we're trying to be both!
In the beginning I made every mistake. I kept making my business and my life so much harder than they needed to be. Until I learned...
“Making the simple complicated, that’s commonplace. Making the complicated simple, that’s creativity.” – Charles Mingus <-- CLICK TO TO TWEET IT OUT!
Today I'm sharing with you 5 common mistakes that stop growth and productivity for photographers, including me. When I finally learned to stop making these mistakes, was when I finally started turning the corner and building the business and life I'd been dreaming about (and it came with sleep!)
I really hope I can help you to see that there are some fundamental changes you can make, none of which are complicated, but all of which can absolutely have a profound impact on how you feel and the level of success you achieve.