Do you ever feel a little nervous to share links to your blog posts on social media? Do you sometimes feel hesitant to promote your own work? Do you get scared at the thought of marketing your products and services because you worry it will seem to salesy? You aren’t alone. Many people experience the fear of self-promotion, especially when they’re first starting out in business. But that ends here! Here are five tips to help you overcome your fear of self-promotion:Read More
Nothing makes me more motivated than an organized office. Honestly….
I feel as though once my desk is in order and my to-do list is ready to be tackled, nothing can stop me. This is why I take one day out of my week, usually Sundays, to really tackle my desk and office area and plan out what my goals are for the rest of the week.Read More
Learning how to invest in yourself can be a bit of a tug-of-war, especially as a business owner. You want to invest in self-care but if you’re not working on your business, you’re not making money. This can lead to feeling so guilt, stress, and anxiety.
However, these are the things that take time to understand, perfect and turn into consistent habits. By the time you’re done reading this you will actually be excited about investing in yourself.Read More
The business of “your business” can be a bit overwhelming—especially for the creative entrepreneur. I don’t know about you, but my mind does not have auto pop-up windows when there are legal or accounting issues to consider. I write this as a fellow, female creative entrepreneur who is by no means an expert at any of this, but I have gone through it from the position of being totally clueless when it comes to managing and running a business.Read More
In my line of business, dealing with sometimes difficult people can be a challenge. But, when they are rude, it is even more of a challenge as maintaining your professionalism is always top priority. How can you really tell someone off by maintaining your cool? Ahh, now that is where this post can help you!Read More
If you’re an entrepreneur and creative business person, I have a feeling that you can probably relate to a handful, if not all, of these business roadblocks. And if you are just starting out, it’s a great read to prepare you for what is in store when you start your own business.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
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
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