Episode 479: A Simple Approach to Healthy Living for Photographers – Todd M. Caldwell

A Simple Approach to Healthy Living for Photographers

Do you overcomplicate things when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle? Or maybe you’re worried that you won’t have the time or resources for truly dialing in your health and fitness?

Never fear, Todd is here! In episode 479 of The Bokeh Podcast, former personal trainer turned photographer, Todd M. Caldwell, shares 5 steps for making changes that are simple, smart, and sustainable when it comes to living a healthier lifestyle. Listen in to get a jump start on your new health journey!

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Professional Photographer and Miilu: The Simplest Way to Create and Manage Timelines and Shot Lists for the Events You’re Photographing.  You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Brand Position: (1:42)
Creating a consistent experience for clients, where they feel like the director!

Time Management: Outsourcing Editing (7:08)

Book Recommendation: (16:05)
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People  – Stephen Covey

Thinking from a Big Picture View: (18:08)
Episode 309: Building a Business on Your Strengths
Episode 342: The 4 Pillars of Branding

Todd’s Background as a Personal Trainer (23:12)

How Photographers are Hurting Their Health: (28:05)
1. Not understanding the power of water
2. Focusing on duration rather than intensity of a workout
3. Choosing bad food over quality food
4. Making the process too fancy – not keeping it simple
5. Not having a team

The significance of the types of food we eat (44:03)

How motivation drives long-term benefits (1:03:30)

Links:
moseawell.com
instagram.com/moseawell_photography
fb.com/moseawellphotography
photographersedit.com
My Fitness Pal

Episode 469: How to Build a Stronger, Healthier Body: Jamenda Whitehead

Building a Stronger Healthier Body
Does the idea of focusing on your health and fitness seem like a time consuming chore? Can it really be as simple as doing small things consistently in order to see results?

In episode 469 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jamenda Whitehead shares what she learned as a professional body builder that is now shaping her routine for maintaining a healthy lifestyle as a photographer.  Listen in as she provides simple steps that we can take now to build a stronger, healthier body for better quality of life in the future.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Professional Photographer and Miilu: The Simplest Way to Create and Manage Timelines and Shot Lists for the Events You’re Photographing.  You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Technique for Time: Time blocking and having a to do list (6:06)

Brand Position:  (10:02)  Cleveland, OH and Atlanta, GA wedding and portrait photographer: “Grace My Lens and I’ll Grace Your Memories”

Client Experience:  Provides customers with experiences that they don’t expect (13:08)

Delegation/Outsourcing: Editing and Finances/bookkeeping (16:00)

Book Recommendation: (20:45 )
The Power of Habit by  Charles Duhigg

Motivation to Be a Competitive Body Builder (26:59)

Workout Routine Now as a Photographer (34:25)

Top 5 Exercises to Get Started: (38:57)
1. Squats
2. Lunges
3. Pushups
4. Sit-ups (or crunches)
5. Tricep dips

Important Dietary Principles:  (1:02:54)
1. Snacks vs meals
2. Be aware of what works best for your body
3. Have a cheat meal!
4. Hydration
5. Give your self grace

Supplementation (1:18:55)

Links:
jgracedphotography.com
instagram.com/jgracedphotography
facebook.com/jgracedphotography
Honeybook.com
Todoist.com
wellnessfx.com
Thorne.com

Episode 451: How to Become the Next Version of You – Shaun Austin

next version of you

Are you ready to make 2021 a year of growth by becoming the next version of you?

In episode 451 of the Bokeh Podcast, Shaun Austin joins us for his sixth interview on the show to discuss the how he finds motivation to consistently try being a better version of himself. Listen in as he shares 3 principles to implement for growth, along with the impact that your relationships have on this process.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Professional Photographer and Miilu: The Simplest Way to Create and Manage Timelines and Shot Lists for the Events You’re Photographing.  You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Toughest Lesson During COVID-19 (3:11)
Not being in control of things that he wants to be in control of.

Learning He Doesn’t Have Control (6:32)

Celebrating Relationships & Life Story Online (18:01)

Continued Motivation to Be Better (22:52)

Consistent Improvement vs. Showcasing Improvement (28:24)

Why Shaun Started Staying Consistent (38:22)

3 Principles to Enable Change (42:46)
Vision
Plan
Consistency

Vision (43:05)
– Quarterly Vision Goal – Look to see where you want to go.
– Discover through curiosity & uncover with the team.
– Write it down and find what can move you towards or away from the goal.

Planning (47:42)
– Task
– Timeframe
– End Goal

Consistency (51:45)
– Road block: consistent things not working.
– Set expectations for consistency.

Role of Relationships in Becoming the Next Version of You (1:00:16)

Links
instagram.com/shaunaustin
instagram.com/kissbooks
Facebook.com/kissbooks
The Stack by Shaun Gordon
Armchair Expert – Dax Sheppard
Unstuckologist

Shaun’s Other Episodes:
Episode 18 – In Pursuit of Simple
Episode 77 – The Importance of Being Intentional
Episode 187 – Workflow Wednesday: Album Sales Pt 1
Episode 189 – Workflow Wednesday: Album Sales Pt 2
Episode 234 – State of the Industry

Episode 449: Addressing Codependency as Photographers – Alisha Crossley

codependency

Do you seek your validation or security from the approval of others, including external praise for accomplishments?

As photographers, we often unknowingly look for that praise from clients we serve, which can be toxic for our mental wellbeing. In episode 449 of the Bokeh Podcast, Alisha Crossley joins us to discuss codependency, learned behaviors, and setting boundaries!

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Professional Photographer and Miilu: The Simplest Way to Create and Manage Timelines and Shot Lists for the Events You’re Photographing.  You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Brand Position: (6:28)
“Fine art wedding photographers capturing love stories while writing our very own.”
The picture should be just as beautiful as the experience.

Technique for Time: Change your mindset around time. (15:57)

Delegation (19:37)

Book Recommendations: (29:11)
This is Marketing by Seth Godin
The Paradox of Choice

bokehbookshelf.com

Codependency (32:24)

Codependency in Relation to Our Clients (42:00)

Acknowledging Codependency & Learned Behaviors (45:28)

Three Ways You Can Serve Your Clients While Maintaining Boundaries (45:28)
1. Be honest with yourself and acknowledge behavior.
2. Communication with your clients on clarity.
3. Ask yourself: Is this what I want for my business?

Ways to Maintain Boundaries (58:48)
1. Look inwards at your own intentions in relationships.
2. Establish your time management boundaries.
3. Set boundaries with your employees.

Using Goals for Clarity (1:09:30)

Links
alishacrossleyphotography.com
instagram.com/alishacrossleyphotography
Mint