For the month of October I created an enrollment goal and I set my mind to achieving it. To reach my goal I used an old time marketing strategy of mine, that works every time, which is to look like who I want to attract and go to where they are! So today I wore my Childcare Is Love T-Shirt Collection, business flats and a great pair of capris and out the door I went, jamming to the beat of my own drum! I went to the local Coast Fest where thousands of people gather once a year to learn more about coastal living and it’s culture. During this time several Early Childhood Programs and Elementary Schools participate in their art contest. We are the only daycare setting that participates on this level and because we strive for excellence within my corporation we compete with some of the most established programs. ...

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Stepping out and doing anything different in your childcare can offer mixed feelings.  I remember I was feeling like I was accomplishing something great by breaking barriers  and adding uniforms into my childcare business. I felt worried  because I was stuck between decisions about what I wanted to do with my vision. I wanted to bring the uniform concept into Akeba Academy which was totally unheard of in a daycare/childcare setting in my community. The only organization that promoted the use of uniforms was the private schools.  I took a vote from my parents and the results showed there was a lot of mixed feelings.   Never the less I followed my dreams and moved forward with my uniform desire.  It wasn’t an easy decision, a few parents moved on to different childcare businesses because of it. I learned during this journey that everyone will not move forward in your ...

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 Super Excited to love what I do and do what I love!  This week I decided to wear my diamond look of apple earrings representing my AKEBA ACADEMY Daycare and Party Center logo and my necklace that says Love. I am wearing what I call branded jewelry. Branded novelties speak for you and your business. When I started Akeba Academy, I chose the apple logo which represented teaching and learning. And when I found my earrings you know I had to get them. Plus I love all things that BLING! My necklace that says Love was another gotta-have piece. Besides the bling, It truly speak of me and who I am authentically. When I coach my childcare business owner clients I talk about loving what you do all the time. Plus when you watch my videos on youtube I always end my videos with my authentic saying of If You ...

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