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Episode 527: Get Out of Your Way and Grow Your Business – Twyla Jones

Do you feel stuck in your work or business? Do you browse social media and wish you or your business were as “successful” as other photographers?

Twyla Jones is here to tell you how to stop playing the comparison game, be brave, and do your thing! Listen in to episode 527 of The Bokeh Podcast to hear the hard truths about the behaviors you may be exhibiting that are causing you to feel stuck, and strategies that you can put into play that can help you to break out of that rut in order to grow your business!

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Show Notes

Brand Position (4:22)

Creating a great customer experience (8:09)

Technique for time management (13:25)

Outsourcing/Delegation (17:05)

Book Recommendation (23:04)
Show Your Work by Austin Kleon

How can photographers think outside the box to be more creative in their work? (28:06)

What are some behaviors that get in the way of growing a business? (37:50)
1. Playing it safe to avoid failure and for the sake of consistency
2. Comparison – ask yourself “why” 3 times if you’re finding yourself wanting something you don’t have
3. Imposter syndrome

How can photographers better balance the importance they place on their work as it relates to their identity? (52:11)