Posts tagged self employed scheduling
Stop Trading Time for Money: Instagram Live

Today I drove four hours to take a three hour lunch with a friend. I spend my whole work day doing exactly what I wanted (aka not really working.

I still made it home in time to pick up my kiddos from school AND my business bank account had more money in it when I got home than when I left.

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Business Spotlight Series [2 of 4]

I can’t wait to share another business spotlight with you this week. Let’s take a peek into the behind the scenes of Whitney’s business...

Whitney is a mother of three young kids. She loves staying home with her kids, and adding to her family income with some wedding work. She got her start doing flowers and planning for weddings, baby showers, and parties for her family and friends. Now, she’s trying to transition from a side hobby to a real business that makes real money. And that means working with people who aren’t just looking for a good deal (aka… not family or friends). 

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6 Ways I Make my Work Day Count


My goal is to be at the studio at 8am. I don’t put anything on my calendar until 9am because I know I need a full hour to get settled in and prep for my day. KNOW THYSELF. If I schedule a meeting at 8:30am, I’ll feel rushed and frantic and it won’t go well. KNOW THYSELF!

My 9am meeting time slots are for people on my team: Kellie (admin!), book keeping, Danae (second designer), etc. These people know me. They know my heart and my intentions. They also understand if I text them and say something like, “I’m running 15 minutes behind! Zeke figured out how to open his sippy cup and poured milk all over the car.”

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Welcome to the blog

Hi! I'm Jessica Zimmerman, top wedding planner and floral designer.

Born and raised in Arkansas, I’m a proud wife and mama to a 5-year-old daughter and 3-year-old twin boys. A true believer in freedom, flexibility (and of course, incredible flowers), I’m wholly devoted to creating a life I love to live every single day–not just on the weekends. From travel to business to weddings, this blog is full of features designed to inspire other busy mamas (and businesswomen) to make a living from their passion without giving up their lives.

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