Let’s Stop Using Email

Have you ever sent an email thinking it was clearly written, then suddenly find yourself in an all-out email war, reiterating or clarifying the information with multiple emails and CC’d individuals (knowing full well there are likely other people in the BCC line that you don’t even know about!) all to leave you wondering what…
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How Owning A Business Is A Lot Like Parenthood

When I first started my business, I had no idea how much it would resemble the experience of motherhood. Don’t believe me? Let me count the ways… After starting my business, I experienced mental and emotional postpartum symptoms such as… Sleeplessness. Anxiety. Feelings of unworthiness and uncertainty. Night sweats. I consumed copious amounts of coffee.…
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How To Not Take Things Personally

Let’s talk about taking things personally. Do you struggle with the sting of rejection or the pang of other people’s hurtful comments? Do you ever find yourself wondering if you should keep following the path because of something someone else said? Allowing the opinions of other people to sidetrack, sideline or even derail us is…
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Making Our Own Christmas Magic

I don’t know if it’s the Christmas season, the fact that I feel like I’ve spent a lot of time with my family lately or because I’ve been stuck in a constant state of nostalgia with the writing of my memoir. (Yes, I wrote a memoir. What the hell.) Whatever the reason, I’ve felt a…
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Curiosity Killed The Cat; You Are Not A Cat

This week, I got a voicemail from a good friend who is searching for a new career. It actually made me LOL. I still struggle to write that acronym. I’m too old for it, but I actually did chuckle out loud reading it so I guess, if the hip, young acronym fits… It was a…
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