As you check out this episode, it’s quite possible that you’re in a busy wedding season. If not just a busy season of life! As passionate wedding venue owners, we always want to serve our clients well and exceed their expectations. But as you’ll hear in my conversation today, your job is not your life. Even though it might feel that way sometimes! I’m sure we all know that boundaries are important and even necessary, but why is it so hard to put that into practice? Well today I’m talking with Emily Sullivan all about why and how we can start putting some structure and boundaries and sanity back into our lives.

In this episode, you’ll hear about:

  • Meet Emily and hear her story
  • Why boundaries are so hard for people to set and follow through with
  • The first steps Emily took to start setting her professional boundaries
  • How long it took for her to start seeing benefit
  • Practical tips and steps we can take to set boundaries with clients
  • Practical tips and steps we can take to set boundaries with other vendors
  • How boundaries can help us attract better or more ideal couples
  • Emily’s best piece of advice for those who are struggling with doing too much too often

Kristin Binford Venue Consultant – new venue owners’ Facebook group and Masterclass
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Emily Sullivan is the owner of Emily Sullivan Events, a boutique wedding and event-planning firm based in New Orleans, LA, that specializes in celebrations throughout the Southeast. With a passion for entertaining, she uses her intuition and attention to details to customize each and every wedding experience for her clients. Emily is a regular on-air personality in the region, as well as a sought-after national speaker, with recent and upcoming engagements including The Special Event, NACE, WeddingWire World, and Wedding MBA. She has also been recognized by several industry publications for her achievements and insights, including Country Living, The Knot, Southern Weddings, Style Me Pretty, and Catersource.

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