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It's A Hard Business

It's A Hard Business

By It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard
Ruth and Haley from It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard chat with other business owners and creatives about business, money and being profitable and sustainable in our various industries including their own, Wedding and Portrait Photography.
Episode 11: Video, Lenses and Computer Specs
In this episode Ruth & Haley chat about Ruth's first video, answer some questions we've been sent around prime and zoom lens and discuss Ruth's new iMac computer! Full disclaimer, double check any spec facts because we totally could be wrong! It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard Haley Adele Photography Ruth Gilmour Photographer
27:09
September 12, 2022
Episode 10: Strengths and Weaknesses with Jason Henderson
Ruth & Haley chat with James Henderson from Strengths Network about you guessed it, strengths and weaknesses! This episode is such a goodie if you are into self development or want to know how you could be better at what you do, no matter the industry you are in! Get listening!  Haley Adele Photography Ruth Gilmour Photographer It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard Strengths Network Jason Henderson Clifton Strengths Test
55:10
September 05, 2022
Episode 9: Marry Me Chloe - Service, Tips and Choosing The Right Celebrant
Haley & Ruth speak to Chloe Wiles the absolutely amazing celebrant and business woman behind the brand Marry Me Chloe. We dive in to starting out as a celebrant, tips & tricks for photographers, vendors and couples as well as some of the blocks we all face as business owners and/or creatives. Follow Chloe over at Marry Me Chloe on the gram or jump over to her website to check her out! Marry Me Chloe Haley Adele Photography Ruth Gilmour Photographer Studio Ninja It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard Join us over in the It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard Facebook Group for photographers
01:00:34
August 29, 2022
Episode 8: Mushrooms, Exercise Snacks and an app called Downdog
Ruth and Haley chat about the different ways they are going to be keeping themselves and each other accountable this wedding season. Sharing tips and tricks for things they currently do and will be doing to keep themselves on track! It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard Haley Adele Photography Ruth Gilmour Photographer
29:20
August 22, 2022
Episode 7: Mum Guilt & Mindset Blocks
In this episode Haley & Ruth chat about about mum guilt and mindset blocks and Ruth shares some of her own experiences around this! It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard Ruth Gilmour Photographer Haley Adele Photography
13:50
August 15, 2022
Episode 6: Social Media Chats & Serious Red Flags
Haley & Ruth discuss social media, systems and professionalism with guest speaker, Kate from The Curated Now. Who are Haley & Ruth? The New Zealand Wedding and Portrait Photographers behind the Photography Education Brand: It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard. The Podcast dives into all things business related, whether you're a photographer, a business owner or entrepreneur or a creative in another industry, this podcast has something for you. It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard Ruth Gilmour Photographer Haley Adele Photography Kate from The Curated Now
24:60
August 08, 2022
Episode 5: Food, Marketing & Video with Joel de Vries
In this episode, Haley and Ruth are joined in Haley's studio by Joel de Vries of Small Room Visuals earlier this year. They chat about food, being truly prepared for a jam-packed day of wedding coverage, business growth, social media and how to show up online authentically. TRIGGER WARNING: This episode briefly has mentions of anxiety, depression and other mental health issues towards the end of the episode. Haley Adele Photography Ruth Gilmour Photography Small Room Visuals It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard
49:60
August 01, 2022
Episode 4: Let's Chat Business with Tashina Narelle
Haley surprised Tashina Narelle with an impromptu interview in the studio while she is visiting to photography a wedding in Waikato. They chat about business, going full time as a wedding photographer and how incorporating video into your business and having a great community can change so much! Tashina Narelle Photography Haley Adele Photography It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard
22:20
July 25, 2022
Episode 3: Empowerment Through Photography with Kirsty Joy
Trigger Warning: This episode touches on subjects that may affect some people including: mental health (depression and anxiety), sexual assault and abuse as well as pregnancy and child loss. In episode three, Haley travels to Whangarei in Northland, NZ to interview award winning photographer Kirsty Joy. They dive into issues like mental health, opening a studio during a pandemic, business, outsourcing, awards and running a business as a mother, all while empowering other women to feel amazing in their own skin through boudoir photography. Kirsty Joy Photography Haley Adele Photography It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard
44:53
July 18, 2022
Episode 2: Boundaries
Ruth & Haley chat about boundaries and what that looks like for a business owner with children, making that work-life balance work. It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard Haley Adele Photography Ruth Gilmour Photographer
25:37
July 14, 2022
Episode 1 - Choosing A Business Name
Haley & Ruth discuss how to choose a name for their podcast and youtube channel with guest speaker, Kate from The Curated Now. Who are Haley & Ruth? The New Zealand Wedding and Portrait Photographers behind the Photography Education Brand: It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard. It Doesn't Have To Be This Hard Ruth Gilmour Photographer Haley Adele Photography Kate from The Curated Now
26:01
July 13, 2022