Episode 321: Laying a Foundation for a Healthy Business – Jamie Findlay

Healthy Business

Have you considered how much time you’re wasting on unnecessary work in your photography business?

In episode 321 of the Bokeh Podcast, Jamie Findlay shares how facing burnout prompted her to re-evaluate her daily workflow and reset her priorities. Listen in as she shares how the changes she made in her routine, along with her advice for creating a healthy foundation for business.

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: Evolve is a community based company focused on education.

Advice for Photographers: You don’t have to stand on your island and die alone. (8:16)

Book Recommendations: (12:39)
The Science of Getting Rich – bit.ly/bp-sciencegettingrich
tonyrobbins.com
sethgodin.com
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert – bit.ly/bp-bigmagic
How to Win Friends & Influence People – bit.ly/bp-winfriends

The Gear Bag: Digestive Enzymes (14:57)

Additional Health Resources:
(14:57)
The Inventor
Wellness FX – wellnessfx.com

The Importance of Laying a Foundation (22:00)

Systems & Art in Business (23:52)

Jamie’s Experience with Burnout (24:54)

What Drives Jamie (27:49)

Determining Priorities (30:46)

Workflow Changes to Avoid Burnout: (34:12)
Block out time to take care of you.
Automate and build out the work you do on a consistent basis.
Create a monthly calendar to plan out your work.

Advice for Laying a Foundation: Don’t overthink it and make it simple. (45:50)

Links:
jamiefindlayphotography.com
instagram.com/jamiefindlayphotography
instagram.com/thelandlockedmermaid
evolveworkshops.org
instagram.com/evolveworkshops
Honeybook – share.honeybook.com/jamiefindlay

Episode 298: How to Create a Multi-Faceted Life – Janioris Diaz Rodriguez

multi-faceted life

Are you struggling to find balance as an entrepreneur, due to your involvement in multiple roles?

In episode 298 of the Bokeh Podcast, Janioris Diaz Rodriguez describes what it takes to create a multi-faceted life and manage it all. Listen in as she shares how she manages a full-time job, creating music, capturing portraits, encouraging others through speaking engagements, and so much more—while loving every second of it.

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.

Based in: Del Tona, FL (2:11)

Brand Position: Help people preserve their stories through photography as both a masterpiece and a work in progress. (3:37)

Advice for Photographers: Learn from every person; everyone knows something you don’t know. (13:50)

Technique for Time: Having an accountability partner. (19:51)

Content Recommendations: (2:55)
Podcasts: bokehpodcast.com, goaldiggerpodcast.com, shepodcasts.com, Cultivate Your Life – bit.ly/bp-cultivateyourlife
Books: A Million Little Ways by Emily P Freeman – bit.ly/bp-millionlittleways and the Bible

The Gear Bag: Hair ties and Sunpack Lens Pen – bit.ly/bp-sunpaklenspen (26:23)

Get to Know Janioris (31:07)

Considerations for Making Choices on Your Commitments: (39:44)
1. What is your personality type and does the task fit it? You need self-awareness for what projects do for you.
2. What are your priorities or value-set? Check out Powersheets by Laura Casey
3. What season of life are you in?

How to Add Variety to Your Life: (43:59)

The 3 A’s: (45:40)
1. Ability
2. Affinity
3. Affirmation

“Find a hobby that makes you money, one that keeps you fit, and one that promotes your creativity.”

Links:
janioris.com
instagram.com/janiorisdr
facebook.com/JaniorisPhotography
Powersheets by Laura Casey – bit.ly/bp-powersheets

Episode 284: Adjusting Your Business Model with Life Changes – Torrey Fox

Life Changes with Torrey Fox

Have you ever faced big life changes that require a shift in your business model?

In episode 284 of the Bokeh Podcast, Torrey Fox joins us to discuss the major changes in her personal life over the last year, and how that effected the amount of time she could put into her business. Listen in as she provides techniques for working more efficiently with less time available!

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: Telling the story of clients through timeless images. (6:08)

Advise for Photographers: Show the work that you want to be shooting. (9:16)

Book Recommendation: Rich Dad, Poor Dad (12:54)

The Gear Bag: Fanny Pack (Hershle) and Holsters (15:08)

Technique for Time After Big Life Changes: (18:30)
Scheduling uninterrupted time to work.
Stop watching Instagram stories.
Be pickier about the jobs she accepts.
Raise prices to work less.
Shooting film to attract a higher end client and spend less time editing.

Raising Prices for Less Work: (38:46)
Determine how much you want to work and how much you want to make.

Links:
torreyfoxphotography.com
instagram.com/torreyfox
facebook.com/torreyfoxphotography
Episode 60 – http://bit.ly/bp-60

Episode 283: Workflow Wednesday: How to Plan for a Sabbatical – Rich, Heather, Haylee & Nathan

Sabbatical

As an entrepreneur, do you struggle with the idea that taking a long period of time off work will cause your business to crumble?

In episode 283 of the Bokeh Podcast, Rich & Heather Smith share what their business looks like after a 14 day sabbatical to Alaska, and how they managed their business without cell phone or internet. Listen in as they share practical tips for preparing your business for a long trip so that you can still enjoy traveling as a business owner.

The audio from Workflow Wednesday episodes is from our weekly Facebook Live videos. Tune in live on Wednesdays at 2:00PM EST, at facebook.com/photogsedit

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.

Connect:
richsmithphotography.net
@richsmithphoto
@heathersmithrsp
@nathanholritz
@hayleegaffin
photographersedit.com
@photogsedit
bokehpodcast.com
@bokehpodcast

Preparing for a Trip/Sabbatical:
1. Plan ahead for communication, money, and sessions.
2. Don’t overcommitted around your travel dates.
3. Set up a great autoresponder.
4. Build and rely on your relationships.

Practical Tip: Minimize your overwhelm by not over-doing it.

Links:
iPhone XS
Petapixel Article Mentioned
Photographersedit.com