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  Julie Morris is a life and career coach who thrives on helping others live their best lives. In her spare time, she loves spending time outdoors, getting lost in a good book and working on Normal.dotm 0 0 1 627 3577 Elon University 29 7 4392 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt […]

January 19, 2017

Tips for Small Business Owners on Balancing Home Life and Professional Goals in the New Year

  It’s seriously amazing how quickly our workshops feel like home to me. Twice a year I nervously enter a room full of strangers. After the first night we are all comfortable with one another, but by the end of day three I’m begging for the whole group to move to NC so we can […]

December 1, 2016

TSOS Chapel Hill Day Three

  This week I’m recapping our time in Chapel Hill! In case you missed it, catch up on Day One here.  We woke up to a chilly fall morning on Wednesday, which was perfect because we had a coffee truck waiting on our attendees when they arrived! I had the most amazing pumpkin spice latte […]

November 30, 2016

TSOS Chapel Hill Day Two

  Writing these blog posts is always a daunting task. Why? Well, because so much happened. So many great conversations, amazing “ah-hah” moments, and too many beautiful moments to count. Writing them down seems to never quite do our experience justice, but I will try! First, we have to say a BIG thank you to […]

November 29, 2016

TSOS Chapel Hill Day One

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November 15, 2016


  Name: Megan George / Age: 26 / Profession: Maker, Author & Small Business Owner of the ZEN Succulent / Name of Shop: ZEN Succulent / Years Open: Online Shop opened in 2012; Flagship brick & mortar opened in May 2016 / City, State: Durham, North Carolina Tell us a little bit about yourself and how […]

September 5, 2016


  We are excited to introduce Dominique Broadway! She will be leading “Managing Your Money as an Entrepreneur” in our Creative Business Crash Course and has a few tips to share with you today. Dominique has a passion for helping creatives and small business owners as a financial planner and we have already learned so much […]

July 27, 2016


  Enroll HERE!   You are invited to join us for an evening of yummy food, corn hole, sweet conversation, and tons of surprises at our first ever Summer Bash at the Merrimon-Wynne House in Raleigh, NC on June 23rd! We want to see you and all of your creative friends there. Why? Because we […]

May 26, 2016


  Kaleb Norman James is the founder of Kaleb Norman James Design, a full service event design firm that specializes in wedding planning, floral design and event decor. After experiencing his own successes and trials in starting a small business, Kaleb shares today what he has learned and his tips for other entrepreneurs! What if […]

May 19, 2016


     Kaylyn Hewitt, floral designer extraordinaire, will be joining us this fall in Chapel Hill to teach a session called “Centerpiece Design: Honing Your Design Eye Through Flowers.” Each attendee will get the opportunity to put these principles (and more!) into practice through the creation of their own centerpiece. Ally and Bobby will then […]

May 11, 2016

3 Principles to Remember When Designing with Flowers