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#313: My Biggest Mistakes - Lindsay Collette

Have you ever made a mistake in your business that left you feeling defeated or helpless?

In episode 313 of the Bokeh Podcast, Lindsay Collette opens up about the biggest mistakes she's made in her business and the steps she took to correct them. Listen in as she shares practical advice on learning from and moving on from the mistakes you make in your business.

The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you by Photographer’s Edit: Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer. You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on the Apple podcast app, follow on Spotify, add to your playlist on Stitcher, or listen on Overcast.

Brand Position: To timelessly and artistically preserve every wedding, portrait session, and lifestyle session with fresh eyes, an open heart, and a little bit of cheek. I believe in the beauty and power of the in-betweens, the differentiating moments that bind your story together. (2:34)

Advice for Photographers: Stay in the race. (10:41)

Time Technique: Stop when you’re tired. (19:04)

Content Recommendations: (23:16)

Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations - supersoul.tv

OSSC - Father Richard Rohr - bit.ly/bp-ossc-richardrohr

OSSC - Iyanla Vanzant - bit.ly/bp-ossc-iyanlavanzant

False Power of Ego with Oprah Winfrey - bit.ly/bp-ossc-falsepowerego

The Four Agreements - bit.ly/bp-fouragreements

The Law of Attraction by Ester Hicks - bit.ly/bp-lawattraction

Jim Carrey’s Commencement Speech - bit.ly/bp-jimcarrey-commencement

The Gear Bag: Ice Packs & Playlists (36:30)

My Biggest Mistakes: (39:27)

Not going for it and doing what you want to do.

Comparing myself to others.

Not listening to what my clients were telling me about what they love.

Not taking care of your health.

Quotes mentioned in this Episode:

Kenny Clapp - there is no failure, just learning experience.

"You can fail doing what you don’t want to do so you may as well take a chance an do what you love." - Jim Carrey

'Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world." - Jim Carrey

Links:

lindsaycollette.com

instagram.com/lindsay_collette/

Making a Choice by Gary Vaynerchuck - bit.ly/bp-garyvchoice

Vickie Black's Episode - bit.ly/bp-288

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#341: Brand Position Consultation - Ashlee Hamon

Over the last year at Bokeh Podcast, we have spent so much time reviewing brand positions, that we thought it was time to offer live brand consultations!In this special series, we’ll be exploring how to develop brand positions based on principals derived from Donald Miller’s book, Building a Storybrand.In episode 339 of the Bokeh Podcast, Nathan chats with Ashlee Hamon, a photographer in Tampa Bay, to start brainstorming a potential unique brand position for her business. While not every consultation will end in a definitive brand position, we're focused on getting photographers thinking about setting themselves apart from their competition.The Bokeh Podcast is brought to you byPhotographer’s Edit:Custom Editing for the Wedding and Portrait Photographer.You can also subscribe to the Bokeh podcast on theApple podcast app, follow onSpotify, add to your playlist onStitcher,or listen onOvercast.Catch Up w/ Ashlee (2:43)Episode 118: Making the Switch to Mirrorless - Ashlee HamonAbout Ashlee’s Business (8:18)Years in Business: 8Located in: Tampa Bay, FLCurrent Brand Position: Specializes in vibrant wedding, engagement, maternity, and branding portraiture. (9:59)The Importance of the Word Creative (12:09)What Sets Ashlee Apart: Colorful Aesthetic & OCF Knowledge (13:01)Tip for Brand Position: Don’t focus on the technical aspect, because it isn’t as important to your clients. (14:57)Top Strengths (15:56)DeterminationSelf-ReliantWillingness to FailAdaptableResponsibleFavorite Things About Photography: (34:45)Interacting with PeopleCapturing Significant MomentsResearching Competition (38:14)Contrasting Ashlee’s Brand to the Competition (47:24)Linksashleehamon.cominstagram.com/ashlee_hamon_photographyEpisode 118: bit.ly/bp-118