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It can be a challenge when couples want to change the design, menu or shot list over and over throughout planning! In this episode, I’ll talk about: Ways to limit this A contract clause to consider A change of order fee to consider When to enforce or be flexible regarding your policy Specific ways to […]

Ep 45: Limiting the Number of Revisions and Keeping Your Couple Organized

There are many ways to manage an indecisive client, but in today’s episode of the Refine Podcast, I’ll share one of my favorite hacks for helping couples make decisions! I’ll talk about: Reducing Options When to add more suggestions Educating them on what is to come Helping them understand what guests perceive Thanks for listening! […]

Ep 44: A Hack for an Indecisive Client

In this episode of the Refine Podcast, I’ll walk you through managing the Card and Gift Table! Best practices Educating the couple and even society as a whole Contract terms to consider Responding when a couple says something is missing General encouragement to you if in the thick of an accusation! The document I referenced […]

Ep 43: When the Card Box Gets Stolen

In this episode of the Refine Podcast, we’re talking about ways a business owner can support their staff when they are working with a hard client! We’ll chat about: Prevention Encouragement and Support My main hack! Post-Event Reflection Resources To find the resources I mentioned: Contract Vault Refine Shop Be sure to like, share and review! […]

Ep 42: Supporting Your Staff Through a Hard Client

In today’s episode, I have special guest Renee Dalo joining me to talk about our 5th Annual Welcome to Wedding MBA Mixer and our 2nd Annual Conference Confident! Can’t wait to see you in Vegas! Learn more about our Monday Night Mixer at Maggiano’s and Conference Confident here! Thanks for listening! Be sure to like and […]

Episode 41: Wedding MBA 2022

In this episode of the Refine Podcast, I hope to have an honest conversation with venues! We’ll talk about: Publicized capacity limits Inclement weather Being more clear on the differences between Venue Managers and In-House Coordination Taking commission from Caterers Thanks for listening! Be sure to like and review or take a screenshot to share […]

Episode 40: A Wedding Planners Plea to Venues

In this episode of the Refine Podcast, I’m sharing all you need to know about finding and working with a mentor. We’ll talk about: The value How to know if you need a mentor Good vs Bad mentorship Pros and cons of local vs online/distance Formats: small group, large group, 1:1 Pros and cons of […]

Episode 39: Finding a Mentor

In this episode of the Refine Podcast, I’m sharing some things you need to consider when organizing or participating in a styled shoot. In this chat, I cover: Why you might consider a styled shoot The difference between Editorial and Real Wedding Budget Timeline Efficiency Contract and ramifications Asking peers to participate Be sure to […]

Episode 38: Styled Shoot Considerations

In this episode of the Refine Podcast, I’m sharing some ideas for becoming known in your market: A unique idea for small talk while networking The kinds of relationships you build in normal networking environments The kinds you can create by taking it a step further How to take it a step further A movement […]

Episode 37: A Thought Leaders Approach to Networking

In this ultra-short episode of the Refine Podcast, I share a super quick hack for reducing client complaints following the wedding. Thanks for listening! Be sure to like and review or take a screenshot to share in your IG stories, tagging @refineforweddingplanners for a chance to win free stuff!

Episode 36: A Hack for Reducing Complaints After a Wedding

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