Category archives: Team Resources

The Most Surprising Effect of Our Internship Program

The Most Surprising Effect of Our Internship Program
6 years ago, I was completely overwhelmed. I finally stopped long enough to realize that I needed help in the studio, and I hired my first intern (link to “meet robin blogpost). I’m not gonna lie - it was incredibly helpful! I got more done and was less stressed because I had help. But this internship program has turned into not only a helpful resource for our studio,[...]

Planning for Extended Time OffMaternity Leave 2.0!

Planning for Extended Time Off
“I could never take a sabbatical.” “No one could do my job for me.” “What if they mess up?” “What if I miss an opportunity?” I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again - delegating is one of the hardest, most rewarding aspects of being a business owner. Taking extended time off is one of the most challenging and best things a Type A person like me can do. And the[...]

The Secret to our Team Meetings

The Secret to our Team Meetings
Wanna know the secret to our team meetings? Stick to a planned agenda! Here's a glimpse behind the exact agenda we use for every single team meeting: NRP's Level 10 Meeting Agenda (as adopted from Traction) 5 Minutes - Prayer and Good News - We each share brief personal and work good news 5 Minutes - Scorecard Review - We report on our individual scorec[...]

March 2017 Goals (& our 90 day Rocks!)

March 2017 Goals (& our 90 day Rocks!)
I'm going to share a brief little story that has helped me SO much over the past year. It's a little cheesy, but stick with me, because it's really good! ••• One time there was a professor, and he filled a big glass jar with a bunch of rocks. He asked his class, "Is this jar full?" Of course his students said yes! But then he reached under his table and filled t[...]

2016 Behind the Scenes

2016 Behind the Scenes
THIS IS WHERE THE MAGIC HAPPENS, Y'ALL! This is where you see us all sweaty, standing in funky positions to get THE shot, holding one another up so we don't fall over, doing whatever it takes. This is where I'm all smiles and even a little teary looking at this team who loves this work as much as I do. This is where we get blisters and we stay up late and we [...]