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Attendees listening during The Haven Conference

5 Takeaways from The Haven Conference West Olive

By Brooke DePauw / September 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

It has been a few months since The Haven Conference and my mind is still buzzing about everything I learned on that day. But since the conference there have been 5 key takeaways that keep coming up for me in my everyday life. So today I wanted to share those with you.   #1 A…

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Chairs set up for The Haven Conference

5 Questions to Ask Before Planning a Live Event

By Brooke DePauw / June 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Live events are all the rage right now in the entrepreneurial world and it feels like everyone is attending or planning a live event. But live events require a lot of time, energy, resources and money, which I learned quickly after hosting my first Haven Conference. So before you start digging into the planning, stop…

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5 Regrets From My First Year of Business

By Brooke DePauw / June 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

*Disclosure: some of the links in this post are affiliate links, meaning that at no additional cost to you I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Photography by Stephanie Parshall Photography   It’s no lie that your first year of business is by far the hardest. Some studies…

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Conference attendees smiling with their floral arrangements

10 Tips For Attending a Conference and Getting Your Moneys Worth

By Brooke DePauw / April 17, 2019 / 3 Comments

Photo by Ashley Slater Photography from The Bloom Workshop in Leland, MI.    Attending a conference can be one of the best things you can do for yourself and your business. It gets you out of your regular routine, introduces you to new thoughts, helps you meet new like-minded people and so much more. I…

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