5 Daily Habits You Need to Win at Working from Home

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Creative Rising Episode 311 (BONUS)


As this episode goes live, we’re deep into quarantine life because of COVID-19 and while most of the world has had to figure out how to work from home, wedding photographers are no strangers to it.

However, as client work has come to a stop, this pandemic has dramatically highlighted our true working habits.

It’s become painfully clear for a lot of you that there are loads of habits from your pre-COVID life that you brought into your current reality that are seriously holding you back right now.

And you can either allow those habits to continue to produce bad results or you can exchange them for new habits that will finally produce the amazing results you long for.

If you’re ready to level up your habits to meet the demands of this new economy, in this episode I dig into the five essential habits every wedding photographer needs to win at working from home.

Resources Mentioned in this Episode:
Indistractable by Nir Eyal
Deep Work by Cal Newport
Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry by John Mark Comer
CR301: Time Management

Quick Guide:

  • (02:51) Why Habits Matter
  • (10:23) Habit #1: A Weekly Time Management Practice
  • (18:43) Habit #2: An End of Day Check-In
  • (24:28) Habit #3: A Morning Routine
  • (32:39) Habit #4: Have an Attack Plan for Email
  • (38:15) Habit #5: Create a Plan for Rest




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We’re Jeff and Erin Youngren – and it’s our mission to help you thrive not just as a wedding photographer, but as a business owner. It’s time to set aside the stress and comparison of a hustle mindset, and build a life-giving business instead.

We met in college, got married, and started corporate jobs before we discovered (and fell in love with) wedding photography. But like many creative entrepreneurs, we were booking anything we could, strapped to our laptops and living dangerously close to burnout.

So we dug in and learned how to build a thriving business that supports our dream life – instead of a joyless business that runs a stressed-out life.

Today, we photograph only 10 Dreamie weddings per year, but we also run two other wedding brands plus a commercial studio in San Diego, CA. And we do it by only working the hours that fit into our life. The other hours? We spend those living a joyful life raising our two beautiful sons, James and Samuel.


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