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#302 Clearing Emotional Clutter + Getting Out of Your Own Way

By Tracy Matthews / May 18, 2021

If you feel like a mess on the inside, your business will, too. The past two years have been a huge process of personal transformation for me. Now that my 50th birthday month is here, I’ve been doing…

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#301 Align Your Business and Get Your Time Back

By Tracy Matthews / May 11, 2021

A few years ago, I ran into Jennifer Dawes, founder, and creator behind Dawes Design, at an event for the Chi Resp Jewelry Conference.  We were chatting about the direction of her company and she seemed EXHAUSTED. Her…

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#300 Creatives Rule the World Celebration

By Tracy Matthews / May 4, 2021

We have a lot of milestones to celebrate today, m’dear. First of all, you’re about to listen to the 300th episode of the Thrive by Design Podcast! That’s more than 5 years’ worth of weekly episodes for jewelry…

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#298 The Must-Have Email Automations for Jewelry eCommerce with Jessica Totillo Coster

By Tracy Matthews / April 20, 2021

I think we can all agree that it would be awesome to make money without lifting a finger. Well, email automation is the most sensible way small business owners can cut back on their workload without cutting back…

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#295 How to Balance Motherhood and Business with Damona Hoffman

By Tracy Matthews / March 30, 2021

This one’s for the parents, mompreneurs, and anyone juggling a lot in their work and personal life. As a dating coach, entrepreneur, and mother of two, Damona Hoffman knows what that’s like. Before taking the leap and becoming…

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#288 Do Less in 2021 with Kate Northrup

By Tracy Matthews / February 9, 2021

I think it’s fair to assume we’d all be happy doing a little less in our business.  Balancing work and wellness is an ongoing struggle for most small business owners; it’s the #1 problem new students in our…

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#286 Before & After Laying the Foundation: Hear from 4 Students

By Tracy Matthews / January 26, 2021

After such an unpredictable year, I know a lot of makers may find themselves asking, “Is it really worth it to keep investing in my business?” Today I hope I can show you why the answer should be…

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#285 How this Designer Built a Values-Driven Business and More Than Doubled Her Sales this Year with Alyssa Miner

By Tracy Matthews / January 19, 2021

If you think getting clear on your brand values doesn’t need to be a priority, get ready to change your mind, m’dear. I’ve got an inspiring interview for you today. Alyssa Miner is a Laying the Foundation grad…

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#284 5 Reasons Your Marketing Isn’t Working with Alison Haselden

By Tracy Matthews / January 12, 2021

I’m super excited to share this episode with you, m’dear. Not only do I have an amazing guest this week, but we’re also talking about one of the most important topics for the new year: marketing. That’s right,…

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#283 Our Top 5 Marketing Strategies for 2021

By Tracy Matthews / January 5, 2021

Happy new year, m’dear! I’ve never been so excited to say that, to be honest. I’m so ready to leave 2020 in the past and look forward to a brighter future. There’s a lot to be said about…

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