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This week: Think Big, Value Yourself, and Avoid Excuses

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"The man who thinks he can and the man who thinks he can't are both right." - Henry Ford

Next up on my "must-read" list? The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz. 

After hearing several very successful entrepreneurs rave about this book, I decided it was a MUST. I've been waiting for it to come back into my library … but since it just never seems to be in, I'll have to break down and buy it. 

Have you read it? If so, what did you think? 

If not, take a peek at this youtube video that breaks down a few of the thoughts from the book.


This week … remember:

ONE: Think BIG. Most people fail to think big. Set BIG goals for your photography business or there is no hope of true success.

TWO: Value yourself. Believe in yourself. If you can't believe in yourself … you can't expect others to believe in you. If you don't believe in your services enough to charge a price that actually makes you a profit, why should anyone value your services enough to PAY to work with you?

THREE: AVOID Excusitis. If you aren't succeeding … it's because of YOU. It's not because of the bad market. It's not because of new photographers crowding the market. Those things are happening … but there are photographers out there who are succeeding. If others can succeed, you can, too!!! It's possible. But only if you refrain from making excuses. 

Happy Monday!


Kate Callahan is an on-location photographer who LOVES to capture authentic memories for families. She’s available for weddings, senior photos, child photo sessions, and family photography. Kate works with clients throughout the Hudson Valley, NYC,  Delaware (and the tri-state area), and beyond. She also writes motivational books for photographers. Find them at Dear Female Photographer.


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