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Looking Ahead at One Mill School Feb 28, 2022

It’s been a wonderful few months here at One Mill School. I (Emily) was on maternity leave for December, January, and parts of February and I was so grateful for the leadership and hard work...

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Facing hard truths: Actually Honest with Stacey Malasky Feb 21, 2022

Welcome to Actually Honest -- a video series where I sit down with small, creative business owners to hear about the real, funny, sometimes ugly, truth about running their...

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From heartbreak to thriving: Actually Honest with Aisha Formanski Feb 14, 2022

Welcome to Actually Honest -- a video series where I sit down with small, creative business owners to hear about the real, funny, sometimes ugly, truth about running their...

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Chicken nuggets and slow mornings: Actually Honest with Amelia Sanchez Feb 07, 2022

Welcome to Actually Honest -- a video series where I sit down with small, creative business owners to hear about the real, funny, sometimes ugly, truth about running their businesses.



Even...

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How 9 Makers Are Using Email to Grow Jan 31, 2022

I've said it before and I'll say it again:

Using email to connect with your community as a small business owner is the most affordable, most direct, most personal, and adaptable way to engage...

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How to Choose an Email Marketing Tool Jan 24, 2022

“Email marketing” sounds, well, boring. It sounds corporate and impersonal and like the very thing that we hope to avoid by running our own business. Ironically, email marketing is so...

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3 Very Practical Ways to Do Less and Get More as a Maker Jan 03, 2022

 

“Discipline is remembering what you want.” 

- David Campbell

 

Believe me when I tell you: I understand the drive to do more.

We have big dreams. We feel a...

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Why Willpower Isn't Helpful (And What To Do Instead) Dec 13, 2021

 

When I was young, I was really into willpower. I know that sounds weird, but I had read a lot of goal-setting books and the idea that you could decide on a future and then make that real...

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Winter 2022 at One Mill School: What's New in the New Year Dec 06, 2021

 

This article is a detailed look at One Mill School and some big updates to the program in Winter 2022. If you’re interested, read on. If you just want a summary, here’s the...

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2 Simple Reasons You Might Feel Confused Nov 29, 2021

when you are struggling
in your
writing (art)
it usually means
you
are hearing one thing.
but writing (creating) another.
- honest | risk by Nayyirah Waheed in Salt

 

Many of the coaching...

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The $150 DIY Creative Residency Nov 22, 2021

 

The concept of a “retreat” these days is pretty common: yoga retreats, business retreats, creative retreats. They always sound heavenly, even if they sound cost-prohibitive or...

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A Weird Reality About Doubling Your Profits Nov 15, 2021

Growing a creative business is a long-term endeavor. The things that make a business thrive and grow often take months or years to do. 

But there is one weird reality about doubling your...

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