Today’s episode is about all photography, the wedding industry, wedding photography and self-development. To dive deep into these topics Cassandra enlists the help of her good friend April Yentas. After giving birth to her daughter, April began to lose a connection with herself and the creative person inside of her that was around since she was a kid. She decided to do some deep self-development work, reconnect with her inner photographer and create a wedding photography business. April is a now a full time wedding photographer and in 3 years her business went from 1 wedding a season, to 7 to 25. Now she even has a team that she outsources some of her work to. In this episode you’ll hear April’s story and how doing deep self-development work helped her build her business.
Art has healing principles and Jackie Radford couldn’t verbally express the pain she was experiencing from an abusive past, she began to draw. Today, Jackie joins Cassandra on the podcast, to discuss how creating art can help heal the mind. Jackie is a North Carolina based mixed-media artist that focuses on painting, sculpting and making books, journals and paper. Her work is heavily involved with texture. In this episode you’ll Jackie’s story on how she used art as a way to heal from the trauma in her life and how she’s deeply connected with the clients that she creates for.
It’s important to be able to adapt and accept change in your life and in your business. In this episode Cassandra connects with friend, Andrea Claassen. The two share an interesting conversation about changing the course of your life and discovering new philosophies. Andrea is a former Type A mom and fitness trainer who was always working in overdrive. After discovering the ancient teaching of Ayruveda she was able to slow down and reconnect with her mind, body and spirit. This changed the way she ran her coaching business and now offers a different approach to women’s fitness and wellness.
Lisa Witonis joins Cassandra today on the podcast. They’re talking about all things money, all things crushing your debt and all things birthing a business out of debt crushing. Liza is a full time teacher and a personal wealth coach who helps people create budgets for their family and pay off debt to live a more fulfilling and abundant life. Liza prides herself on being 100% debt free and works to help others achieve this goal. However, it wasn’t always easy for Liza. In this episode you’re going to hear how Liza and her husband were afraid to discuss the “taboo topic” of money and eventually ended up in over 300K of debt. After years of cutting back on their lifestyle and evaluating what was important to them, they managed to create an open dialogue about their finances, pay off their debt and build a family savings plan that worked for their lifestyle. Inspired by what she was able to achieve through sacrifice and a solid plan, Liza has been on a mission to help others heal their financial wounds, ever since.