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Have You Been Ghosted? The Enlightened Creative.

How to Avoid Event Planning “Ghosts.”

Last year, I had a consultation with a potential client that went extremely well — We instantly connected, laughed together, and my business presentation was on point. Per our discussion, I sent this prospect a proposal, along with a gracious “thank you for the opportunity” note. The potential client followed up to thank me and share how much they enjoyed meeting me. She even referred to me as “one sharp lady!” I thought, “I nailed this!”

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7 Valuable Business Lessons I Learned from Fat Daddy. The Enlightened Creative.

7 Valuable Business Lessons I Learned from Fat Daddy

Here’s the thing with Fat Daddy, he wasn’t a teacher through advice — that wasn’t his style — I learned how to be an entrepreneur by watching Fat Daddy in action over the years. Lately, I have been thinking of those life and business lessons, and I thought I should share a few of them with you. So, here goes.

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Sales Executive position. The Enlightened Creative.

10 Things To Consider When Applying for an Event Planning Job


Quite often, event planners receive job inquiries from talented candidates. Unfortunately, many of those applicants miss the mark just enough to miss out on an excellent opportunity. So I noted some recommendations below. These recommendations don’t hold the key to securing you a job in the event planning industry, but they are a definite start.

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Hey there trailblazer!

I’m Kawania (kuh won nee ah) and I own and lead two successful businesses in the creative industry.

When I started Howerton+Wooten Events in 2007, I found myself “googling” a bunch of business questions that aren’t always discussed in business books. You know what I’m talking about, right?!? Those “start up” challenges that keep you up until the wee hours in the morning.

Believe me, I’ve been there — That’s why I launched this blog. To provide you with a resource you can reference with those “middle of the night” questions as you launch, run and scale your own successful (and sustainable) business. There’s lots of information in this blog, so bookmark it and hit me up if you have any questions. We all need a little guidance every now and then, right? Take care friend. Keep shining!

Love and Soul Always, Kawania

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