The Seasons of Your Business

Lifestyle Management

Fresh into daylight saving time, and shorter days on the horizon, I’ve been reflecting on nature’s seasons, and how easily we can draw a parallel to the seasons of our businesses. While there is a season for growth (spring), and a season for action (summer), there inevitably comes a season to harvest (fall), and a […]

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Lifestyle Management

Growth Through Refinement

The funny thing about growth is that when it comes to our businesses, we almost always equate it with expansion — taking on more, and scaling up in order to level up. But what about the idea of growth through refinement? Through taking our business back to the roots with which we started, and asking […]

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Productivity

Marbury Mix: 001

We’re less than a week away from the official launch of Marbury, and needless to say, we’re hard at work behind the scenes putting all of the finishing touches in place. While clocking a few more hours behind the screen than usual, we’ve also built up a soundtrack to fuel our productivity during this last […]

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Lifestyle Management

Fall Reading List

While summer tends to get the spotlight when it comes to reading lists, I can’t think of a better time of year to curl up with a good book than autumn. With a shift in season upon us, I thought it the perfect opportunity to share some of our favorite recent reads. From mindfulness, to […]

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Lifestyle Management

The Power of Unplugging

Fresh off of a proper vacation, I wanted to touch base this week about the power of unplugging. And when I say a “proper” vacation, I’m referring to one in which my laptop was not a part of the packing list. Off-the-grid and canoeing down the Green River without another soul in sight for five […]

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Behind The Scenes

Our Favorite Organizational Tools

In our last newsletter, we talked a bit about prioritizing personal projects, and this week I wanted to circle back to share some of the tools we swear by to keep things flowing smoothly at Marbury. I don’t know about you, but I’m endlessly fascinated by the practices and rituals of other creatives (there’s actually […]

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Lifestyle Management

Prioritizing Personal Projects

One of the number one challenges I hear from fellow business owners is, ironically, their inability to prioritize time for their own business. Between managing an inbox full of inquiries, compiling proposals for new projects, and tackling deadlines for the clients you already have, it’s easy to throw your business on the backburner. This type […]

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Behind The Scenes

Our Brand Identity

In chatting with a fellow designer friend this week, I couldn’t help but compare the feeling of launching a new brand identity to the feeling of investing in a beautiful piece of clothing that you’ve been eyeing for years. Something about it just makes you stand a little more confidently in your business, like stepping […]

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Design

What Is Your Why?

Running a design studio that plays a large role in helping clients bring their businesses to life, we’ve found that success in this process starts at the beginning. Before any inspiration is gathered, and before any designs are sketched, it comes down to one simple question: why does your business exist? Well, maybe it’s not […]

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