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Need some tough love for evolving your creative business? Brutally Honest is the book for you!
Need some tough love for evolving your creative business? Brutally Honest is the book for you!
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    For those special 50 early birders, I’ll sign the book for you and include some words of wisdom (an “Emily Insight”) to get you motivated. You’ll receive the signed book + the digital copy of the book + a fun enamel pin.

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    30-minute “Grill-the-Consultant” Session

    Do you and a colleague want to get my custom insight on a particular topic? This level includes the entire “One for You, One for a Colleague!” package plus a mini version of my “grill-the-consultant” consulting session: a half hour video chat with me – sort of speed dating, but with a consultant. No kissing included. (Note: The video call must be scheduled at a mutually agreeable time within 12 months of receiving the books.)

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    1-hour “Grill-the-Consultant” Session

    You and your colleague can chat with me for one full hour on a topic of your choosing to get my customized insight and advice. You’ll also receive the entire “One for You, One for a Colleague!” package. (Note: The video call must be scheduled at a mutually agreeable time within 12 months of receiving the books.)

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    You and four of your colleagues can chat with me for one full hour on a topic of your choosing to get my customized insight and advice. You’ll also receive a signed book for you + 4 books for your colleagues + the digital copy of the book + a fun enamel pin. (Note: The video call must be scheduled at a mutually agreeable time within 12 months of receiving the books.)

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    In-Person “Building the Love” Talk

    For those extra special crazy generous supporters, I’ll come out and speak to your local group or team and present my “Building the Love” talk, during which you’ll learn why infusing love across all aspects of a creative business is important. You’ll also receive a signed book for you + 9 books to share with attendees + the digital copy of the book + a fun enamel pin. (Note: Travel expenses are not included and the talk must be scheduled at a mutually agreeable time within 18 months of receiving your book.)

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