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This Week in Weddings is a support group for wedding industry entrepreneurs. We're the ones behind the scenes - planning and designing the wedding, creating the invitations, baking the cakes, and taking the photos. The podcast features wedding planner Kimberly Rhodes and invitation designer Annie Roche chatting about the business of weddings with professionals in the wedding industry.

This Week in Weddings is a support group for wedding industry entrepreneurs. We're the ones behind the scenes - planning and designing the wedding, creating the invitations, baking the cakes, and taking the photos. The podcast features wedding planner Kimberly Rhodes and invitation designer Annie Roche chatting about the business of weddings with professionals in the wedding industry.

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United States

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This Week in Weddings is a support group for wedding industry entrepreneurs. We're the ones behind the scenes - planning and designing the wedding, creating the invitations, baking the cakes, and taking the photos. The podcast features wedding planner Kimberly Rhodes and invitation designer Annie Roche chatting about the business of weddings with professionals in the wedding industry.

Language:

English


Episodes

206: Finding Your Special Sauce

4/7/2021
McDonald's may have coined the term "special sauce" but we all have something unique that sets us apart from our competitors. Do you know what yours is? In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a wedding industry copywriter about the importance of identifying and promoting your unique brand position as well as how to figure out what yours is in case you're not quite sure. About our guest: Taylor de la Fuente is an award-winning writer, champion for...

Duration:00:52:12

205: Maintaining the Hustle Without Burning Out

3/31/2021
Building any business takes hustle and grit. But constant hustling without taking a break is a sure way to hit burnout. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with an established wedding planner about her thoughts on hustling, resting, and how the two go hand in hand. About our guest: Spreading her metropolitan style throughout the low country, Terrica has been creating exquisite weddings and events in the Golden Isles area for the past fifteen...

Duration:00:57:05

204: The Art of Negotiation

3/24/2021
We're constantly involved with negotiations in our daily lives – from discussing where to eat for lunch with friends to reviewing contracts with service providers. But as a wedding industry business, are you willing to negotiate in your own business in order to close the deal? In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a negotiation strategist about this very topic. About our guest: A highly sought-after leadership and negotiation strategist, Elizabeth...

Duration:00:48:50

203: Eliminating Anxiety in Entrepreneurship

3/17/2021
As busy entrepreneurs with full plates, it's not uncommon to experience bouts of anxiety. Or maybe you're one who has always been wired to worry. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a coach about anxiety, what it is, and some tips for combating it. From daily manifestations to breaking negative self talk, our guest is sharing her top tips for being the powerful you (and not the puny you). About our guest: Bambi Thompson, is a transformational...

Duration:01:06:12

202: Overcoming Perfectionism

3/10/2021
Being a perfectionist is often used as a badge of honor. But in actuality, the desire to make things absolutely perfect is likely holding you back from achieving great things. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a coach and business strategist who explains why perfectionism isn't something positive to be proud of, but something based on fear that needs to be worked through. About our guest: Stephanie Hayes works with experienced entrepreneurs...

Duration:01:06:37

201: Knowing When It's Time to Hire an Employee

3/3/2021
At some point in the cycle of your wedding industry business, you may start thinking about growing your team. But before you post that you're desperate for help on Facebook, there are some things to think through. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a floral designer with nearly 20 years of business experience about hiring and things to keep in mind. About our guest: In 2002, Kelly Marie Thompson opened Fleur, a special event custom design...

Duration:00:39:37

200: We Made It!

2/24/2021
We made it to 200 episodes!! In this casual episode of the This Week in Weddings podcast, Kimberly, Annie and Lance, along with contributors from the This Week In Weddings community share their thoughts on the podcast after 200 episodes. You'll hear from: Planning Forever EventsA Great Wedding Interview PodcastFiore PressKelly McWilliams Celebrations, Weddings & PartiesThis vs. That, Wedding Decisions PodcastOFD ConsultingDQB EntertainmentBella NotteAmy Burke EventsAlicia Keats Weddings +...

Duration:00:34:03

199: Mastering Your Money Mindset

2/10/2021
Making money is certainly about dollars and cents, but how you think about money can have an impact on your financial success. Are long held beliefs about money, also known as money blocks, holding you back? In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with author and money coach Denise Duffield-Thomas about money mindset and how thoughts about money an impact us, both negatively and positively. About our guest: Denise Duffield-Thomas is the money mentor for...

Duration:00:47:09

198: How to Be Resilient in Business

2/3/2021
When the going gets tough, you have to keep going. And for some, being resilient is easier said than done. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a business coach about resiliency and some tips for keeping your eyes on the prize even in the face of diversity. About our guest: Anna Lundberg is the founder of One Step Outside, where she helps experienced professionals around the world design a career, a business and a lifestyle that brings them more...

Duration:01:03:23

197: Maintaining Balance and Zen as an Entrepreneur

1/27/2021
In a world that's full of uncertainty, it can be challenging to maintain your sense of inner peace. And for wedding pros who are used to the constant hustle, maintaining any sort of balance can be difficult as well. But there are steps you can take right now to get your zen on! In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a wedding industry veteran who shares some practical tips for finding time for yourself and getting more calm and centered. About our...

Duration:00:49:42

196: Creating Systems In Your Business

1/20/2021
If the majority of your business is in your head, it's time to get a better system. Systems and software can help manage your tasks, streamline communication with clients, and even track your money, not to mention make it easier for your customers to do business with you. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting all about systems in business, why you need them, the first steps in creating one, and when it's time to hire a professional to help you get...

Duration:01:03:58

195: Transitioning into Coaching and Consulting

1/13/2021
If you have an established, respected business in the wedding industry, chances are high that you've had people reach out to "pick your brain" for advice and guidance. But at what point do you go from being an open book about your process to actually monetizing it? In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting about making the transition into coaching and consulting, including running memberships. With a completely different target audience and structure, there...

Duration:01:00:34

194: Channeling Your Intuition for Entrepreneurship

1/6/2021
It's a fresh year and for our first episode of 2021, we're talking about intuition and how you can tap into this additional sense. Do you "trust your gut" when you make a decision in life and business? Or are you ignoring your own intuition? In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a life coach all about intuition, what it is, and how we can be more aware of the intuitive hits that are coming at us. About our guest: Danielle Vaughn is a Life Coach,...

Duration:00:52:15

193: The Ins and Outs of Instagram Guides

12/23/2020
Just when you've figured out Instagram Reels, the social media platform changes it up with a whole new feature to figure out. Enter Instagram Guides. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a social media educator about the newest Instagram feature and how it can be used by wedding pros to curate their content. Grab your phone and follow along as we take it step-by-step! About our guest: K.M. Robinson is a social media educator and speaker who helps...

Duration:00:51:05

192: The Importance of Sleep for Busy Entrepreneurs

12/16/2020
We've all heard at some point that it's important to get 8 hours of sleep each night. But for busy entrepreneurs, it's certainly not uncommon to trim back on sleep when things get busy and you need more hours in your day. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're talking to a a neurologist and sleep expert about the importance of sleep for our bodies and minds and some tips for getting more quality sleep over time. About our guest: Dubbed “The Sleep Whisperer” by...

Duration:00:59:40

191: Increasing Your Productivity with Block Scheduling

12/9/2020
Getting all the things checked off the to do list, staying focused for extended periods of time, and wrapping up at a decent hour feeling completely accomplished and successful... sounds like a perfect work day, right? But most entrepreneurs aren't running their businesses that way and could take small steps to make each day more productive. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're talking to a business coach lets us in on how block scheduling can be game changing...

Duration:01:10:17

190: Selling to Multiple Decision Makers

12/2/2020
It's certainly not uncommon for weddings to be planned by more than one person – bride and groom, bride and mom, groom and groom, bride and her bff! And when you're a wedding pro trying to sell, it's challenging to know who you need to actually sell to. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with Sam Jacobson about the best ways to sell when there are multiple people in the room, checking out your website, and potentially reading your email...

Duration:01:11:08

189: Episodes We Are Thankful For

11/25/2020
In this casual episode of the This Week in Weddings podcast, Kimberly, Annie and Lance chat about the episodes from 2020 that they are most thankful for. If you haven't listened to every single episode, this quick catch-up will point you in the direction of the episodes that have been the most impactful for the trio so far this year.

Duration:00:34:14

188: Mindset Shift: From Transaction to Experience to Relationship

11/18/2020
Weddings are so personal. And in business, we have the choice to focus on the transaction of booking clients or the relationship we're building and experiences we're creating. In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with a DJ who has made a shift from playing a numbers game to an experience and relationship game. Listen in as we hear how making that shift has given him more job satisfaction than ever before. About our guest: Dan is a Dallas-based DJ,...

Duration:01:05:56

187: Becoming BFF's with Your Books

11/11/2020
Being an excellent accountant might not be one of your biggest strengths, especially for those of us who consider ourselves creatives. But if you're running a business of any sort, you have to at least understand your numbers and not be afraid to look at them! In this week's episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we're chatting with stationer turned business coach about a few simple steps wedding industry entrepreneurs can take to get more comfortable with their books. With the end of...

Duration:01:03:37