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Some of my favorite spots in Baton Rouge

I met a friend the other day who is new to Baton Rouge. Of course I immediately barreled into a list of my favorite spots I thought she might enjoy. The list went on for a while until I finally offered to send her a list (just so it wouldn’t be so overwhelming). One thing turned into another and I thought, why don’t I share this with all my friends, not just the ones new to Baton Rouge?! Now, obviously this isn’t a comprehensive list of the best places in Baton Rouge. It’s just a list of a few of my favorites.

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What Drives Your Productivity While Working From Home?

I have to say, working from home can be death or life to productivity. If you've done it before, you know how easy it can be to choose laundry or some other house task that you don't even like over your never ending work duties (you know... the ones you desperately want to check off your list but you're simultaneously dreading). Even if you don't work from home, you probably have felt the pull of those million billion "things" just waiting to steal your productive day right from under your nose. With that in mind, I've been surveying my habits and, although I'm no productivity expert, I've noticed some things that really help me sail through the day.

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On Food and Start-ups: Interview with Emilie Hebert

What would your advice be to someone starting a side-hustle? Make sure you love what you do enough to do it tirelessly. And make sure you’re not doing it solely for money. I have many people who contact me wanting to make money on their blog when they haven’t done the hard work of building a community. You have to love what you do so much that you would be willing to work at it for awhile unpaid. Also...

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5 Tips to JUMP-START Your Visual Brand Strategy

Digitally, your personal brand can live in a couple of different places. I'm going to focus on Instagram, the platform that my career has been influenced and built from. Creatives use it as a portfolio, side-hustlers use it to support their business, influencers use it to build their kingdoms and make money! The internet is the wild wild west and anything can happen! You're powerful! Show your work! OK, let's talk about the 5 things you should do to jumpstart your visual brand strategy.

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Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground

As creative entrepreneurs, we're often faced with the challenge of reigning in our big ideas and lofty dreams.  When we were starting our company as event planners, we were quickly nicknamed the "professional dreamers," as our job was to - quite literally - dream up BIG ideas! But what do you do when you come to the crossroads of following your wildest dreams and keeping a sensible mindset of the real world you live in?

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