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212: Announcement! Insight to a personal decision

One of the best parts about owning your own creative business is that it allows you to the freedom and flexibility to make the right choices for your family without worrying about your boss or employer. Learn a little more about how this is working in my business at TaraSwiger.com/podcast212

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This week I make a big announcement – we're becoming foster parents!

In today's Very Special Episode I explain what that means, how it all works and where we are in the process. Plus I share a very sweet story about my Poppy.

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211: On my 36th birthday

Regular review is essential to thriving in any business. Each year on my birthday I review what I’ve learned over the past year. Learn more about all the lessons I learned this year at TaraSwiger.com/podcast211

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It's my birthday month, and that means it's time to review my year and share the lessons I learned from another year on the earth.

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210: Fit it all together: Your marketing plan

How many parts are there to your marketing plan? Are they all working in sync to move your business forward? Learn how to make all of the parts of your marketing plan work together at TaraSwiger.com/podcast210

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Emails. Instagram. YouTube. Facebook. How can you possibly do all the marketing stuff you “should” do? And how can you be sure it's going to be worth your time?

The key is to make it all work together – today I'm going to teach you how to think about your marketing so you can make it time effective and increase your sales.

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Find all the podcast episodes here.

209: What I’m reading: May 2018

I explore my enthusiasm by reading… a lot. Learn all about the books I’ve been enjoying over the last month at TaraSwiger.com/podcast209

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follow my enthusiasm by reading…a lot. And once a month, I share (some of) the books I read last month and the books I intend to read this month. You can join the informal book club by sharing your own list with me on Facebook and find all the posts here.

(The usual disclaimer applies.)

What I’m reading

How to listen

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Find all the podcast episodes here.

208: How to get stuff done when you don’t want to

As creative business owners we know that our best work comes from when we’re most enthusiastic about our work. But that doesn’t mean we can sit around and wait for enthusiasm to strike. Learn how to get things done in your biz even when you don’t feel like it at TaraSwiger.com/podcast208

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This week I'm going to talk about something I haven't figured out yet. I'm still working on it, and I know we ALL go through it. How do you get stuff done when you really don't feel it and when you know your best work comes from your enthusiasm?

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Find all the podcast episodes here.

207: The emotional side of uncertainty

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How do you deal with the emotional high and lows in your business? We talked about how to deal with financial uncertainty in your biz, but how about the emotional side of it?

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206: Combat Information Overwhelm: your questions answered

There is TONS of information out there. You could learn almost anything about anything with a quick search. But how do you not get overwhelmed by all the information and focus on your goals? Learn how to defeat information overwhelm at TaraSwiger.com/podcast206

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Books! Podcasts! Classes! How do you handle Information overwhelm? How do you learn what you need to learn and not just totally sidetracked and overwhelmed? Today I’m answering a listener’s question on how to avoid information overwhelm.

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How to listen

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Find all the podcast episodes here.

205: What I’m Reading: April 2018

I explore my enthusiasm by reading… a lot. Learn all about the books I’ve been enjoying over the last month at TaraSwiger.com/podcast205

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follow my enthusiasm by reading…a lot. And once a month, I share (some of) the books I read last month and the books I intend to read this month. You can join the informal book club by sharing your own list with me on Facebook and find all the posts here.

(The usual disclaimer applies.)

What I’m reading

How to listen

  • You can subscribe to it on iTunes (If you do, leave a review!)
  • You can listen to it using the player above or download it.
  • Subscribe or listen via Stitcher (or subscribe in whatever you use for podcasts – just search “Explore Your Enthusiasm” and it should pop up!).

Find all the podcast episodes here.

204: Dealing with uncertainty: Your questions answered

Business has lots of ups and downs to it, but there are ways to bring a little bit more certainty into your creative business. Learn more about this at TaraSwiger.com/podcast204

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How do you manage the uncertainty and slow times in your business? Today I’m answering a question from listener Kristina.

Kristina’s question: How do you handle uncertainty in your business? I have up months and down months.

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How to listen

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  • You can listen to it using the player above or download it.
  • Subscribe or listen via Stitcher (or subscribe in whatever you use for podcasts – just search “Explore Your Enthusiasm” and it should pop up!).

Find all the podcast episodes here.

203: Advice to a new business owner: Your question answered

Starting a creative business is never easy, and you’re bound to run into a few bumps along the way. Learn all about the advice I would give myself as a new business owner at TaraSwiger.com/podcast203

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What would I go back in time to tell myself, right as I was starting my first business? Today I’m answering a listener’s question and traveling back in time to give myself advice!

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How to listen

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  • You can listen to it using the player above or download it.
  • Subscribe or listen via Stitcher (or subscribe in whatever you use for podcasts – just search “Explore Your Enthusiasm” and it should pop up!).

Find all the podcast episodes here.

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