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250: Q+A: schedules, toddlers and why we do foster care

Running a biz and parenting are challenging in and of themselves. Combine the two together and you’re bound to run into questions and sticking points. Listen in for this q+a episode all about scheduling, parenting, and fostering at TaraSwiger.com/podcast250

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In celebration of my 250th episode, I’m answering your questions!

Last week I asked my Instagram followers to ask me question and I will answer them today! We’re going to talk about how to stick with a schedule, how my schedule has changed with a toddler and how we decided to do foster care. If you’re not following me on Instagram, I’m @TaraSwiger and I share more on all these topics every single day in my stories, along with my knitting and sewing projects and my reading list,  so go follow and then comment on my last post to say hello!

The questions I answer in this episode:

From @bandofweirdos: Congrats, that's a ton of episodes! I so admire your consistency 💜 Maybe you've already talked about this but: do you have any tips around getting yourself to stick to a schedule? Or are you naturally like that? I love planning it all out, what I'll post when on social media (and now youtube), what products I will release then… amazing at planning, and then letting myself push the dates all over the place. :p Thank you oh wise scheduling jedi.

@bcastiel asked: Congrats on 250 episodes! Here's my question, how have you rearranged your work schedule, now that you have a two-year-old to look after? I know how focused and organized you are, so I'd be interested in seeing what adjustments you have made.

And finally, from @marymac1218: What made you and your husband decide to become foster parents? What are your top 3 most used essential oils and why?

Thanks for these questions! If you enjoy this podcast, please celebrate with me by subscribing on YouTube or your podcast app, and then leaving a review! On iTunes, click the stars and write a short little bit about what you like, and on YouTube, give the video a thumbs up and leave a comment! This helps people like you find the show!

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!).

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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!

Links I mentioned:

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.

202: Best Advice Ever: Your questions answered

Building a creative business is not always easy. Learn all about the best business advice I’ve ever received at TaraSwiger.com/podcast202

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What's the best piece of advice I've received for my business? Today I'm answering a question from one of the listeners to talk about three different pieces of advice that have shaped my business.

Links I mentioned:

How I quit my day job series, written in 2009:

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!).

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200: Episode 200 Call in show!

This week on #ExploreYourEnthusiasm it’s episode 200, and is a call in show! Listen to answers to other listener’s questions at TaraSwiger.com/podcast200

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It’s my 200th episode! To celebrate let’s hear from you, the listeners!

Thanks so much to the callers who left a message!

To celebrate this milestone, I’m opening the Starship for just three days. Learn more and join here: http://taraswiger.com/starshipbiz

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.

195: Your Questions Answered

Answering TONS of listener questions all about running a creative business on this week’s episode of #ExploreYourEnthusiasm. Listen in at TaraSwiger.com/podcast195

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In this week's episode I'm answering your questions!

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.

181: Your Questions Answered

This week on Explore Your Enthusiasm I answer listener questions all about creating a successful creative biz. Listen in at: TaraSwiger.com/podcast181

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Today I’m answering YOUR questions about whether you should announce a change in your prices, how to find your people, and how to get in the habit of creating your content ahead of time.

Links I mentioned:

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.

YAY! It’s episode 100! It’s a call-in show!

YOU GUYS! It's episode 100! I can't believe that we have been hanging out for 100 episodes (I can't believe I stuck with it! I can't believe YOU stuck with me!). To celebrate, I did something all new - a call-in show! I invited you, in episode 98, to call me with your questions. And you did - yay! And boy, your questions were awesome! The first question got me so fired up that I created a totally new worksheet for you, to help you figure out your own best email opt-in! To listen in and get the FREE worksheet visit TaraSwiger.com/podcast100

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YOU GUYS! It's episode 100!

I can't believe that we have been hanging out for 100 episodes (I can't believe I stuck with it! I can't believe YOU stuck with me!). To celebrate, I did something all new – a call-in show! I invited you, in episode 98, to call me with your questions. And you did – yay!

And boy, your questions were awesome! The first question got me so fired up that I created a totally new worksheet for you, to help you figure out your own best email opt-in! Click here to get it in your inbox!

In this episode, I answer questions about:  

  • What to send email subscribers
  • How to use your opt-in to get MORE email sign-ups
  • Where to start creating a new blog (I mention this workbook)
  • How to decide where to spend your time
  • Getting started making videos (you can see all of my videos here)

 

How to listen

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