Last week, I was unwinding at the end of the day with my earbuds in listening to a past episode of the Shameless Mom Academy podcast when I heard host Sara Dean deliver a revelation so astonishingly identifiable, so simple, but so goddamn difficult to swallow for far too many women. The female population needs… Continue reading It’s Time to Take Up Space
Have you ever been so determined to reach a goal yet receive constant critical feedback from friends and colleagues that your dreams are bigger than you are? If you’re ready to silence the skeptics, it’s time to talk about your own superhero strength: your personal power. According to the Business Dictionary Online, personal power is… Continue reading From Goal Setting to Goal Getting: Shifting Your Attitude About Personal Power
As an entrepreneur, freelance wordsmith, and wellness & life coach, it’s safe to assume I love to live with as few limitations as possible. I’ve always thrived when being able to create my own schedule, set my own hours and rates, and compose work at my own pace in my own space. This concept of… Continue reading Are You Ready to Design Your Life?
As a freelance writer and small business owner, one consideration I make sure to always keep at the forefront when signing on with any new client is whether the account or type of work offers any growth potential. With so much content and continuously changing designs and marketing approaches, it’s incredibly important to select clients… Continue reading Measuring Growth Potential
No matter who we are or where we’re at in our lives or careers, we’ve once upon a time dreamed a few dreams or set a few goals. Chances are, some of what we’ve accomplished so far has come from one or two ideas put into action. Opportunities sometimes present themselves in no order or… Continue reading Reaching Beyond Your Limit – The Role of Goals
We're all familiar with the age-old cliche, "the grass is greener on the other side." Chances are, we've used it before in some element of our lives. Whether we long for a more rewarding relationship, flexible job, or a bigger home in a nicer suburb, we're conditioned to believe there is always more we could… Continue reading The Grass is Greener … Or Is it?
We’ve all been there. Perhaps you’ve started a new role and are feeling unprepared about your daily expectations. Or you’re asked to take on an assignment that you’re not fully trained to do. The stressors of any position can sometimes feel overwhelming, and no matter how high up you are in the company, some days… Continue reading 3 Simple Ways to Avoid a Professional Burn-Out
I’m a freelance writer and owner of a small content creation business. While it feels good to declare myself as both, advancing into a position where I received payment for my contributions hasn’t been an easy journey. Everywhere I go, I see articles and e-books and vlogs advertising how to successfully seek your passion. The… Continue reading Exploring the Entrepreneurial Unknown: The Importance of Taking Risks & Challenging Yourself
As a young freelance writer and small business owner, I can safely admit that having the ability to work from home has been the most rewarding career I’ve been fortunate to have found. While my clientele base is still in the early building process, I have already been able to discover the joy, calmness and… Continue reading The Intensifying Trend of Telecommuting Opportunities
In today’s fast-paced world of entrepreneurship and corporate ladder-climbing, individuals are quick to call themselves “professionals”. While it’s true that anyone can turn a dream into a profession, there is a real difference between struggling to get by and success. In a recent Forbes article on understanding professionalism, authors Russ Alan Prince and Bruce Rogers… Continue reading What Kind of Professional Are You?