Episode 197: Raising a Business and Baby (or 3) – Laurken Kendall

Raising A Business & Baby (or 3) - Laurken Kendall

Are you ready to take your business to the next level but struggle to find balance with being the parent you want to be? You don’t have to choose one over the other!

Enter Laurken Kendall, our guest in episode 197 of the Bokeh Podcast. Laurken is a photographer, wife to a farmer, and mother of three. She’s a believer of legacy and insists that her sons have shown her the true meaning of love. Listen in as she shares about life on the farm, raising 3 boys, and the 4 principals that allow her to successfully balance every aspect of her life.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. 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: I’m Laurken. I’m here for the imperfect and in love

The Gear Bag: Nikor 58mm and 35mm

Tips to Manage Your Time:
1. Create a consistent weekly schedule.
2. Outsource parts of your business that aren’t necessary.
3. Set boundaries with your schedule.
4. Focus on 3 tasks that will move your business forward.

Principals to Successfully Juggle Work and Life:
1. Self Care
2. Knowing When Enough is Enough
3. Creating Boundaries
4. Create a Good Support System

Links
instagram.com/laurkenkendall
Laurkenkendall.com
You are a Badass at Making Money: bit.ly/bp-bamoney
brenebrown.com
Brooke Johnson – Blush by B: blushbyb.com
instagram.com/braillegold
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Episode 175: How to Overcome Procrastination – Tallan Paul

Procrastination - Tallan Paul

Being self-employed comes with so much freedom, but do you find it easier to procrastinate as a result?

In episode 175 of the Bokeh Podcast, Tallan Paul shares three principles that will enable you to get more work done. Listen as he outlines a plan to establish your goals and achieve them successfully, without procrastinating.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. 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.

Time Technique: Schedule everything in Google Calendar

The Lesson: Failure is always around the corner. If you don’t prepare for anything, it could ruin everything.

The Gear Bag: Pro Clip by Peak Design: bit.ly/bp-proclip

How to Get Things Done:
1. Analyze your personality type and understand why you do the things you do.
2. Set goals & plan for them.
3. Set “anti-goals” for where you don’t want to be.

Creating a Plan for Success:
1. Write out the steps to achieving your goal.
2. Schedule out time to complete those steps, along with time for fun activities.

Movies Mentioned:
The Revenant
The Samurai
To the Wonder
Pride & Prejudice

Links
tallanpaul.com
ReAwaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins: bit.ly/bp-reawaken

Episode 168: How to Be a Healthy Photographer – Christopher Becker

Healthy - Christopher Becker

Do you find it difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle while also running your photography business?

In episode 168 of the Bokeh Podcast, Christopher Becker shares about his weight-loss journey and his path to healthier living. Listen in as he shares a few simple changes you can make to your daily routine that will allow you to live a healthier lifestyle, even with a busy schedule.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. 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.

Time Technique: Schedule your time and try the Pomodoro Technique.

The Lesson: Don’t be complacent.

Links:
thebecker.com
fb.com/thebecker
instagram.com/thebecker
ketology.co
ketocrashcourse.com
4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris: bit.ly/bp-4hr
4 Hour Body by Time Ferris: fourhourbody.com
Eat Bacon Don’t Jog: bit.ly/bp-bacon

Episode 165: How to Overcome Burnout in Your Photography Business – Debbie Neff

Burnout - Debbie Neff

Do your busy seasons leave you feeling overwhelmed, leading to burnout? Trust us, you’re not alone!

In episode 165 of the Bokeh Podcast, Debbie Neff provides tips on how to avoid burnout with just a few simple changes to your behaviors in business. Listen as she shares how to reduce stress, stay positive, & move forward when busy season comes around.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. 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.

Time Technique: Outsource, Set Realistic Goals, and Take Commercial Breaks

Brand Position: Natural, Dreamy, & Romantic Wedding Photographer

The Lesson: Let go of things you can’t control.

The Gear Bag: Canon 5d mk iii + 85mm 1.4 + Sigma Art 35mm 1.4

Three Behaviors that Lead to Burnout:
1. Not saying no when you should.
2. Not giving yourself enough down time.
3. Being pessimistic about your business and work.

How to Avoid Burnout:
1. Hit the pause button.
2. Find a different creative outlet.
3. Remember your why.
4. Figure out if your workflow can be more efficient.

Mentioned in this episode:
alleiarestaurant.com
twotenjack.com
garyvaynerchuk.com