Summer is always so relaxed and can be distracting when the weather is absolutely gorgeous outside!! It’s almost impossible to get back into a routine after the kids are back in school and the weather starts to cool down for fall.Read More
We all know the downside of social media— namely that it makes people feel alienated rather than connected, thereby betraying its own name. We are well aware that social media has the power to negatively impact our thoughts, emotions, and desires – it can cloud our visions and perspectives, distorting our view of “reality”; it can create false fears and magnify our insecurities, making our attention span as short as our tolerance level.Read More
I’ll be the first to admit as soon as I wake up in the morning I check my Instagram account and email inbox. I simply cannot help myself. There is no denying we are a generation obsessed with social media. We can’t avoid it. As much as I wish I was a little “less attached”, I think social media is an extraordinary tool for business and even for your personal life, if used well.Read More
Self-Employment can be such a touchy subject that tends to send thrills up our spine with the overwhelming thoughts about money and being on our own!
But if you really want it – you will muster up the courage and overcome your fear of branching out on to your own. So many questions are part of this process! How do you know where to start and how do you know if you are going to make it are two of the biggest questions that run through our minds.Read More
You’ve finally decided you want to start a side business, but you just don’t know how to start it. You don’t mind working at your day job, but you know you don’t want to be working there forever. For those of you who don’t know what a side hustle is, it’s when you do extra work on the side of your full-time work to earn a bit of income. And if you do it right, this can eventually be your main hustle.Read More
We all go through the same pain of Mondays being full of surprises that throws our week off schedule. But it doesn’t have to be that way. I’ve been using this tactic for the past few years now and found that nothing woks as best for me. If you read my past blog post on scheduling my week, you will know by now that Sundays are my planning days!Read More
As a new business owner, or when changing careers or aiming towards a promotion, there’s a tendency to get wrapped up in the details of thinking, looking, and acting the “right way” to land the sale. This can often make us appear to be anxious, needy, or even desperate to our co-workers, customers, and clients.
Here are my top three ways to relax into your new role at work, whether you’re an intern or the CEO of your aspiring new business.Read More
You're probably thinking to yourselves, how on earth is Happy Hour going to help me in my career!
Guess what - it's networking and once you know how to work the room to your advantage, it can do wonders for your career. Happy hour can be the perfect place for the busy career woman to meet new people and make a stellar impression.Read More
I’ll come right out and say it: Being a woman in the executive business world isn’t easy. We have to work twice as hard to achieve the same amount of respect as any man. There, I said it. I say this, because I have been there and experienced many setbacks in my career. And, yes, I still experience setbacks in my industry because of my gender. But I never once let it stop me from being what I wanted to be. In fact, the fight it took to get where I am today made me a stronger woman and I know that I have the ability to conquer whatever is thrown my way.Read More
As a Toronto Realtor, I meet people from all different parts of life; some with manners and some without. In any industry and in life in general, we have unfortunate encounters with people who simply have no filter and what comes out of their mouth are shocking and difficult to respond to.Read More