In my professional job at a Canadian University, I design and give seminars on a variety of topics that help students be successful at University. It’s one one my favourite parts of the job and it has some selfish benefits - I get to learn and experiment with these principles in my own life before… Continue reading Why you should reject the “OMG I AM SO BUSY” Busy Mom Mindset
I've taken online courses, I've studied online entrepreneurs, I've read books and listened to more than 200 hours of podcasts. Most importantly, I've started acting on these lessons and am entering the world of online business in 2016. The foundation was slowly built over maternity leave, and continues to be developed. But the revenue is beginning to… Continue reading Is It Possible to Start an Online Business With a Baby? YES! 15 Truths for Online Entrepreneur Success – With a Baby in Your Arms.
It's making me giggle writing this blog post. This latest bucket list project feels a bit absurd. I'm so in over my head. In my personal life (definitely not work life), I have a tendency to favor action over research and just jump into things, and learn as I go. Which is funny, because I used to over-research,… Continue reading My Half-Baked Plan to Try out a Kickstarter Campaign
Why Read This: If you struggle trying to find the balance between learning, reading, taking courses - and taking action - this post will help you focus & clarify. This is part of my series on building a business while on Maternity Leave. Reading Time: 3 min The Internet in 2016 is VERY exciting. It… Continue reading Building a Business on Maternity Leave: Know When to Stop Learning and Start Taking Action.
Why read this article: Learn how to manage the overwhelm of starting a new business (especially the technical parts of establishing an online presence) + receive a professional coaching guide to manage the frustration of being a newbie all over again. Reading time: 3 minutes + 3 minutes for the guide. Today I'm going to… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Project: Building a Business + Managing Technical Overwhelm
Why read this article? I teach you how to become super productive + embrace the steep learning curve by sharing a technique that I use. It's all about embracing microtasks. I show you how much you can actually get done in 60 minutes of work, and why you should acknowledge each task. Reading time: 5 minutes… Continue reading Building a Business: Embrace the Learning Curve
On Instagram this morning, I saw something along the lines of start a side business to travel. I liked it. A lot of the coach feeds on instagram can be quotes overload - but the ones that matter to you, stay with you. This one stuck with me this morning as I perused Instagram over coffee.… Continue reading How to Start a Side Hustle on Maternity Leave. Side Income for Moms.
In Step 1 of the Conquer Kit (I am using this book by Natalie MacNeil to build my business from the ground up) there is a section on "Slaying your Dragons." Natalie is referring to the internal messaging that is not helpful to your goals, or your business. These internal messages are extremely limiting. It's quite… Continue reading Building a Business – Slaying the Dragons
Having worked as a professional advisor / coach / pep talker extraordinaire at the University level for a number of years, I decided to take things a step further and enrolled in professional coach training through an International Coach Federation-certified school, the Newfield Network. 2 years of immersive and intense coach training later, I am… Continue reading Building a Business with the Conquer Kit – My First Post