The Number One Way to Grow Your Audience

This question is always the biggest. How do you grow your audience? Every other pin on Pinterest covers it, each blogger has a whole course dedicated to it, it’s what this little blogosphere seems to evolve around. Sure, you can like and follow as many people as possible, you can guest post all day and […]

Etsy First Sale: A Combination of Motivation, Passion, and Patience // CEO in Progress

Etsy First Sale: A Combination of Motivation, Passion, Patience

Yesterday we had our first sale on our Etsy store. It was such a relief. I had been listing new items, scouring for great deals, trying to take the best photos possible. And it was weeks we only views and favorites on our shop. But finally yesterday, as I checked on my phone as I […]

Consistency is KEY: Tips & Tricks to a Consistent Hustle

I know I’ve been guilty of it. I’ve worked really hard to get some project or idea off the ground, devoted hours right away to this new passion, then don’t pick it up for 6 whole months. Although it seems like it’s really productive, we’re better off consistently putting in a normal amount of effort and working towards […]

The Art of Mental Training Book Review // CEO in Progress

Book Review: The Art of Mental Training by DC Gonzalez

It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed a book on the blog. I shared some of my all-time favorites, but a while since I gave a recommendation. Honestly, I’ve been really slacking in the reading department. I set a goal on Goodreads to reach 52 books this year, one a week, and I’ve only finished […]

Office Distractions: The Killer of Hopes & Dreams // CEO in Progress

Office Distractions: The Killer of Hopes and Dreams

This week has been tough, with so many things going on right now personally and professionally that it’s hard to stay focused. There are a million distractions, with new must-do’s coming up, things I need to remember for after work, and the never ending office noises that are fighting to steal my attention. Some days it […]

What's Your Why? Defining It and Living Up To It Everyday // CEO in Progress

What’s Your Why? Defining It and Living Up to It Everyday

Taking a big leap and starting something new is scary. It takes a lot of energy, passion, motivation, and time to figure out what on earth you’re doing and how you can do it successfully. Yes, you can read 100 motivational quotes on Pinterest telling you to be your best, and you can learn about […]

Insecurity is a Waste of Time // CEO in Progress

Insecurity is a Waste of Time: How to Fight Off Insecurity & Self Doubt

Am I’m sitting here, currently laying on the ground trying to think of new ideas for this blog, I was having the hardest time trying to get ideas to stick. I would think of something useful or relevant, then instantly the insecurity in my head would tell myself that I’m not experienced enough for that, […]

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I First Started Selling on Etsy

When I first started selling on Etsy, I had no idea what I was doing. I still have no clue of what I’m doing, but instead of being completely in the dark, I have a small night light. Etsy can be very simple and also extremely complicated. There’s so many different ways of doing business […]

Morning Routine: Why It's Important and How To Start One // CEO in Progress

Morning Routine: Why It’s Important and How to Start One

I used to never be a morning person. I would most of the time be late to work or school, struggling to get ready, prep for the day, or just make breakfast. It helps that now I have a more consistent routine than I did in school, but I’ve been able to completely turn my […]

A Weekend in Leland: Up North Michigan Wedding // CEO in Progress

A Weekend in Leland: Up North Michigan Wedding

It’s amazing how quickly time is going. Staring at a photo of us on our honeymoon right now, It seems like yesterday we had our toes in the beautiful white Jamaican sand. It will be almost 4 months since we got married in front of our friends and family in one of our favorite places, […]