• Design,  Life,  Marketing

    One Year of Laude Designs

    Laude Designs is officially one year old! On May 4th, we celebrated one year since I started Laude Designs. The past year has held countless learning opportunities, new ventures, failures, and victories. This week, I wanted to share some highlights from the first year – complete with a big announcement…   Many thanks to those who have faithfully followed, supported, and encouraged me over this last year! Without you, there would be no Laude Designs!

  • Design,  Education,  Life,  Marketing

    Three Motivativing Factors to Pursue a Goal

    Building a website — it’s one of those goals I had on my to-do list for a long time, but kept putting off. I knew it would a huge investment and commitment, but the idea never seemed to leave my to-do list. In fact, I had been wanting to build a website before Laude Designs even existed. So what finally motivated me move this goal from an idea to a pursuit? Previously, I talked about intentionally setting goals and using a planner to accomplish those goals. But one topic I didn’t touch on before is what actually moves a goal from an idea to a pursuit. Today, I want to…

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    A Key Factor in Accomplishing Goals

    Anyone who knows me well knows that I love planners! I never used a planner until I was in college. While I was trying to keep track of classes, work, homework, and extra activities at my university, I felt as if I couldn’t live without my planner. In fact, my friends often joked with me, asking what would happen if I lost it (I never wanted to think about that…)! It played a huge role in helping me complete everything that I needed to get done. Through this, I learned that a key factor in accomplishing goals is intentionally setting them.   Intentional Goal Setting One of the best ways to…