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Episode 508: The Key Steps from Part-Timer to CEO – Ashley Freehan

Taking the leap into owning your own business can be overwhelming, to say the least.  Feeling stuck and unsure of how to move forward can impede the process and cause some photographers to let go of their dream.

Ashley Freehan of The Purpose Gathering is here to help photographers push through those hindering feelings, and create that successful business! Listen in to episode 508 of The Bokeh Podcast as Ashley walks us through her journey of going from part-timer to CEO, and the practical steps that photographers, or any business owner, can take to reach the goals and dreams they’ve set for themselves.

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Technique for time management (3:20)

Brand Position (10:25)

Creating a great customer experience (21:42)

Outsourcing/Delegation (31:23)

Book Recommendation (35:18)
Atomic Habits
Hands-free Life by Rachel Macy Stafford

Ashley’s background and transition to photography (38:25)

Dealing with overwhelm through transition (around 43:49)

Steps to take in order to make change  (49:30)
1. Prioritize self-care by establishing boundaries
2. Ditch the victim mentality
3. Leverage difficult circumstances for growth
4. Stop comparing yourself to others
5. Define success for yourself

Links:
charitywater.org
instagram.com/ashleyfreehanphotography
instagram.com/thepurposegathering
thepurposegathering.com
Building a StoryBrand by Donald Miller
Ashley’s Master Class on Time Blocking
Bokehbookshelf.com