Motivational Monday :: Being a TrendsetterMonday, May 12, 2008
"Don't follow trends, start trends."
- Frank Capra
Wedding style blogs and magazines are great resources, but sometimes wedding planners get too caught up in them. As professionals and experts in our field, it is our job to create unique weddings for our clients. The very essence of unique being that it hasn't been seen anywhere else - that it doesn't reflect something else you saw on a blog or in a magazine.
There is a big difference between someone who constantly researches weddings and someone who consistently plans and produces real weddings. You are the latter and your experience gives you a level of expertise that other people don't have. Don't minimize your experience or expertise. Own it.
Here's the secret about trends: they are trends because someone said so and then made them happen. Why isn't that someone you?