Posts in March, 2015

I am confused, do we even need florists?

Today's post is dedicated to the hardworking florists and decorators. Today, I want to salute you, your talent and your dedication. Today I want to applause your hard work and praise your commitment to the art of creating beauty. I know what it is like to style a wedding, pack the decor, arrange the flowers, have bleeding hands and aching back. I know that drive to the flower market at...

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Time is everything

Wedding planning is not a brain surgery, it is not rocket science, it is a project with none negotiable deadline. Managing timeline and sticking to deadlines is vital. Here are a few things you need to get your client to understand from the very beginning: 1. Their wedding is not the only wedding happening that day and delaying decisions, missing payment deadlines may mean that the clients might not get what...

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Success

Wedding planners operate in a highly emotional, stressful and deadline driven environment. Our successes are often defined by the ability to reach perspective brides, negotiate contract terms, successfully interpret the bride's vision and execute an event with the available resources. We want our creative business to be respected, admired and praised. We all want to succeed and often for the same reasons - we want to improve our lives, we love the taste of...

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Perspective

March 2015... how did thit happen? It seems like only yesterday I was writing down my New Year resolutions. Time is flying by, and with many exciting weddings coming up this season it is important not to loose perspective. When you are planning a wedding, or multiple weddings, it is easy to loose sight of the bigger picture - your business. In business, success or failure in business is all about perspective. Short-term...

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