I have been to New Mexico several times, and I have always found beauty and a certain level of serenity when I visit there. I think it's one of those states that go unnoticed. There is so much to see from the Mountains up in Taos where you feel like you're in Northern CA, to the beautiful natural red rock Jemez Mountains filled with several natural hot springs, where soaking mountain-side is a real life thing you can do there! The mix of culture is very present and something truly worth experiencing...Read More
Today I want to talk about our planning process and why it’s different from some of our fabulous planner friends.
Honesty is the best policy my friends, so here it goes.
One day about 1.5 years ago, I was sitting at a cozy coffee shop in Minneapolis, chatting with my right hand lady Felicia. Who also happens to be our Sr. Lead Floral Designer here at Jessica Wonders Events. I was telling her how I felt I was at a crossroads with my business and that I needed to choose one road or another. I felt my choices were to take a step back as a planner myself and hire a boat load of other planners to work for me, and take on a managing role, as I knew it wasn’t realistic to split my time between managing other planners, and also planning for my clients. Just simply based on how much time and extra effort I put into my clients and getting to really know them throughout the planning process, I knew I couldn’t give them 100% and manage several other planners. At the time of this conversation I had one other lead planner working for me, and three assistant planners. Now here is where my second choice of a road to go down comes in…Read More