Often we don’t have to reinvent the wheel to learn something new – we can just ask experts in the field who can draw on their experience to enlighten us. Below, we’ve shared insights insiders from various industries have shared with us.

Mason Madson | Multi-Media Creative Director

Dedication, hard work, and late nights may be the most challenging tasks of being in this industry, but what most people are unaware of is how hard it truly is to be creative. Though we are creatives, we have to be creative around the clock. With that being said, creative block happens more than we like to admit and making sure we have an outlet for when this happens. Read more>>

Monica McLean | Professional Photographer & Creative

Being a professional photographer is not just being behind the camera, in someways I wish it was all that it takes to be one, that would be easy! I think just like any other entrepreneur there is a lot of things that are to be done behind the scenes and at the beginning with little or not help. We spend time planning and researching for locations (if you are mostly a natural light. photographer) marketing, social media, learning new photography techniques, programs, responding to inquiries and catching up with email, editing galleries, and delivering them. Read more>>

Nichole Burnett | Owner & Certified Wedding Planner

I get told all the time that being a wedding and event planner must be so much fun! Of course it is fun (I wouldn’t do it if I didn’t enjoy it!), but it is also a high stress career. It isn’t just the pretty designs you see on social media. There is so much more that goes into each wedding and event. It truly never stops. Most of the time we are working on multiple weddings and communicating with dozens of clients and vendors. Time management and organization are key in the wedding and event industry. Read more>>