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😔 You’re working longer hours than you should (do this instead)

By Valeri Hall Little

This is about overcoming subcontractor skepticism. Recently, I had a heart-to-heart with a freelancer who harbored expansive dreams for her writing business.  Despite the grand aspirations, she found herself caught in a solo act, juggling client projects while experiencing the inevitable wear and tear on her own well-being. The desire to expand her business tugged…

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Navigating Life's detours

How do you navigate life’s detours?

By Valeri Hall Little

The GPS in my car isn’t the best.  Recently, I found myself completely and utterly lost, and in my desperation, I decided to rely on my vehicle’s navigation system to guide me to my destination. Little did I know what a mistake that would turn out to be. Two traffic jams and a pesky road…

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What’s your biggest fear about your remote team?

By Valeri Hall Little

If you said productivity you’re in good company. As the owner of a boutique creative agency, one of your biggest fears about having a remote team is likely around productivity. If that resonates, you’re in good company – I hear this concern regularly from my clients who lead remote teams. The fear of reduced productivity…

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What makes your remote team feel connected?

By Valeri Hall Little

Your agency’s culture is the glue that holds your team together, especially when everyone’s working from different places. A strong culture fosters connection, collaboration and a sense of belonging. And this ripples through the team, whether they’re sitting next to each other, or are in different locations. A strong culture is what makes your team…

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The ultimate success formula for your remote team

By Valeri Hall Little

Communication + Culture + Connection … Welcome to the first installment of our three-part series on leading your remote team to uplevel their performance and productivity: Creating Clear Communication    I’ll never forget the day a web design project came to a grinding halt-not because of illness, client delays, or the usual suspects. It was…

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The secret to prioritizing you - reading a book outside with a coffee in hand

The secret to prioritizing you

By Valeri Hall Little

Knowing when it’s time to recharge I’ve walked alongside many boutique agency owners, just like you, who feel overwhelmed by the constant demands of their work.  My client, let’s call her Sarah, just finished writing a book. This was a project that consumed not only her professional hours, but also her personal time. This book…

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When life hands you chaos

By Valeri Hall Little

This is my tool for finding clarity. Last Tuesday, I found myself staring blankly at my computer screen, the cursor blinking at me like an incessant reminder of the work piling up.  My friend, I felt like I was drowning. The thing is, it wasn’t just the business that was overwhelming me. My personal life…

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When You’re Feeling Trapped

When You’re Feeling Trapped

By Valeri Hall Little

One of the bravest moves you can make as an agency owner … … is choosing to step back from the relentless flood of tasks and instead directing your energy and focus toward the high-impact actions that truly drive your success. My friend, I’m going to take a guess at what you’re thinking right now…

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How to shift into your ceo mindset for agency owners | Built to Soar

How to Shift Into Your CEO Mindset

By Valeri Hall Little

When things are spinning it’s easy to lose sight of who you are in your business. Being caught in the weeds, with your head down working IN the business can suck the joy out of BEING in your agency. This is what I believe … The way you think about your agency is how you…

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