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TLC’s Extreme I Do’s and AaB Creates

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Don’t forget to set your DVR as we are getting ready to take over your TV (or you DVR) at 10PM this Thursday (July 30th) when Mayra and I appear on Extreme I Do’s!  The 1 hour special follows three couples and their wedding planners trying to have the most extreme destination weddings they can […]

Listening and Learning

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Business Advice | No Comments

We had a really fascinating conversation last week with some colleagues in the wedding business in Japan about how one trains someone to be a “great” wedding planner/ event designer when so much of what marks people who are quite good at this (let’s say, Marcy Blum or Michelle Rago or Todd Fiscus, for instance) […]

DoC vs. Month-of Planner vs. A Rose By Any Other Name

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in Business Advice | No Comments

There is a great FB group that I’m a part of (there are a few, but this is a great group of planner alums from Engage!) and a colleague started a very thoughtful thread about petitioning the Bridal Media to STOP using the misleading term, “Day-Of” Coordinator.  I so think that “Day-of” is a trick […]

Is it Time for Change (in Your Business): Our Engage!15 Talk Recap

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Business Advice | No Comments

Hola !  We are freshly back from Engage!15 Nizuc *which was stunning*  and where Mayra and I were delightfully given the opportunity to lead a break out session that despite the lure of the beach and giant infinity pool, somehow was still totally FULL!  Throughout Engage! the topics of surviving in an increasingly competitive landscape and […]

Remember: It Isn’t About You

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Business Advice | One Comment

Ah, this strange world that we work in, where the creation of our “art” is done in the name (and fueled by the dollar) of someone else’s life event.    As creators (and marketers of our own work) we are all inclined to want what we offer/do/produce/create to shine as brightly as possible.  We want […]