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2019 Goals for Running in Heels

2019 Goals for Running in Heels

Happy New Year! I rang in 2019 with my friends and my love at TopGolf which was just as much fun as the year before when we dressed in black tie and partied all night at Beats and Bubbly. Moral of the story, I love a party but the best way to spend NYE is with your best friends and the ones you love! 

While I thought about writing about my goals for the year and how I don’t really do new year resolutions, but I realized there was something more interesting for you to read and more important for me to put out in the world: The goals for Running in Heels. 

2019 Goals for Running in Heels

More Creativity

As I was scrolling through my instagram the past few months I was getting so bored. The same sweater in front of the same wall or doorway, or on the same street corner. I’m over it. I don’t want to be that girl. I have never wanted what everyone else has, and somewhere along the line, I got sucked into the blogger world and thought that I needed to be doing what everyone else was.

What’s worse, was I wasn’t doing it as well as them. First rule of blogging (which I completely ignored) don’t do what others are doing. James Nord, Founder of Fohr said that the new influencers are doing something completely different that we haven’t even seen yet. I want to be that person. The one who comes up with the something new and creative.

What to expect from Running in Heels? More artistry. Editorial. Fashion. All of the above.

Style Over Clothes

For the last 2.5 years I have purchased more clothes than I could ever wear. It’s excessive, annoying, and frankly very very expensive. I wanted to share my style and I ended up buying so many clothes that I couldn’t even wear them in real life. Then I got so far away from my actual style, when I styled an outfit that was in my lane, my friend said she thought it was so edgy and not really ‘me’. How terrible that others don’t even recognize my real style anymore?!

What to expect from Running in Heels? MY style, classic with a twist. lot of jeans, restyling my favorite pieces, and fantastic shoes.

Work on Photography Skills

I’ve been interested in photography for years. I got my first camera for my 13th birthday from my grandpa, he also got me my next two, one of which, my first DSLR, served as my first blogging camera! When the camera reached about 11 years old, it finally gave out and the focus sensor broke.

What to expect from Running in Heels? I finally bought a new amazing camera that I am beyond excited about, and I can’t wait to start working on my photography! Not only my own, but I’m really interested in starting to shoot others!

Write Better, Not More Often

One of my biggest goals over the more recent months was to write better posts. Answer questions, and allow my posts to actually help people. You can tell exactly where they started, they got at least twice as long, and are about more than what I’m wearing and what I did that day. I decided that when I became a full-time blogger, that I needed to change. I needed to let the blog become it’s own separate entity.

(No ‘what’s next’ because this is more of a continuation.) Which leads me to the next goal…

Separation

When I started this blog it was a personal creative outlet for me to share my outfits and creative endeavors. It grew faster than I could fathom, so my personal outlet was all of a sudden making money and reaching an audience. Over 50k people (OMG it’s nuts!). I had a major brand identity crisis and really needed to define my brand and have a solid understanding of what I was creating. I met with a brand coach and she really helped me define what Running in Heels is and the biggest and most unintended revelation of the whole conversation was that Running in Heels is not ‘me’. I need to separate the blog from myself.

What to expect from Running in Heels? In many ways I am the brand, but in other ways, I need to be separate. For example, I love tacos, dogs, and wine, and while those things are absolutely sprinkled into my content, they are not the defining focus.

2019 Goals for Running in Heels | Sparkly body suit and black mini skirt


2019 Goals for Running in Heels | sparkly bodysuit with a black mini skirt
2019 Goals for Running in Heels | Sparkly body suit and black mini skirt
2019 Goals for Running in Heels | Sparkly body suit and black mini skirt

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10 Comments

  1. January 7, 2019 / 3:39 pm

    LOVE this! I too would love to focus on more ways to be creative and more on style rather than clothes!

  2. January 8, 2019 / 4:41 pm

    Love, love, love, your goals! I’m itching to get better at photography as well – finding inspiration, editing, actually understanding the settings on my camera! Cheers to 2019!

    Rachel
    http://Www.hello-her.com

  3. Ruthie Ridley
    January 8, 2019 / 8:21 pm

    LOVE your goals! I want to write better too! You look AMAZING btw!

  4. January 8, 2019 / 9:12 pm

    Great goals girl! I am so with you on trying to write better, not more often and to buy less clothes!

  5. Nataly
    January 9, 2019 / 7:53 am

    Keep up the good work girl! Can’t wait to see your growth in 2019!!

  6. Em
    January 9, 2019 / 10:29 am

    so many great goals for the year! Hoping you’re able to accomplish them all! I’m with you on style over clothes!

  7. January 9, 2019 / 1:02 pm

    Perfect goals for this year! I’ve been on the creativity struggle bus as well and definitely want to change things up a bit! Wishing you the best!

  8. January 15, 2019 / 11:01 am

    I love that skirt and I love your goals! They are really smart and hope you are able to keep up with them!

  9. Nataly
    January 22, 2019 / 7:37 am

    I love your goals for 2019! I can’t wait to see what this year brings for you! Keep up the good work babe.

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