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Articles to help entrepreneurs navigate the trepid waters of running a business. You can find advise from how to increase your productivity to figuring out if rebranding is something you should consider! Take a gander. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

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How Do I Do This Business Thing?

After multiple texts, emails and facebook messages asking me for tips on how I started my business in design and after multiple coffee dates or breakfast meetings, or talks over wine I decided to develop a workshop where I would talk about how to legit get from A to B and learn to keep going when starting a business. I debated this for 3 months, after finally getting a bit fed up…. I was on the verge of throwing this whole idea away. 

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Nine Ways to Avoid Burnout + How to Deal With It!

Guess what? People don’t have it all figured out and all entrepreneurs have suffered from burnout one way or another, and if they say the haven’t they’re either A– Not really hustling. Or B– Lying to your face.

But seriously burnout can creep up on you.. and it can be a swift and may even be a lethal blow to you and your company. This doesn’t only apply to “creative” jobs, everybody’s job is creative. Problem solving is creativity. 

So what happens when that creativity is just *Poof! Gone!* Commence rocking in the corner. 

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Top 5 Tips To Be Productive When You Work From Home

So you’ve handed in your resignation and are working from home. Dreams do come true! You’re your own boss and you’re setting up your own hours! Or maybe you’ve proven your worth at your current place and you can work remotely! Hello, grocery shopping on Tuesday when the store is empty, yes to sweatpants and couch offices! It’s all a dream for the first week, but then you start to notice your to-do list is growing at an alarming rate and your productivity has dropped at an even scarier pace… YIKES!

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Why Traveling is a Key Value to Our Company

To be successful in business, design, or whatever you set your mind to you need to have a balance of ego and humility. Be willing to learn new things and not take everything at face value, to learn from others and see things in different lights. Traveling does that for us, which is why it is such a major part of the Nuevo Studio philosophy.

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Do You Need To Rebrand?

Getting caught up in the business comparison game is like trying to not be tempted by chocolate when you are staring at it. We all do it, and if you say you don’t… well ok Pinocchio. However, this comparison game can end up dangerous to your business. Don’t get me wrong, totally believe in research and seeing what your competition is doing but what really matters is what you are doing and how you are best serving your clients! They are who you want to impress, not another designer, not another photographer.. let them do their thing, you be you.

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Favorite Workflow Apps

Running a business, keeping a house in order, answering people back, spending time with your family, enjoying your life as a solo-preneur is well.. time consuming. Especially if we are not organized! 

The good thing is, is that Nuevo studio is run by a type A personality type that love creativity. Which is why our studio is hyper organized. We can find a client file that dates back two years within 1 minute. How do we do this? Systems and apps.

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