Hi everyone, you're going to see a few posts from me this year on how I used Instagram to scale several side businesses, a lot of you are very interested in bulding a side hustle, side business or extra income in 2019 and I hear you! I've experimented with several forms of income generation for… Continue reading Use Instagram to Grow Your Side Business
A great step-by-step guide to building an online business while you are on maternity leave.
I believe that you can THRIVE in early parenthood, not just SURVIVE. Truly. I am passionate about this. Back in my 20s, I didn't want to be a parent. EVER. Why? I found the overwhelming was that being a parent, was about losing your sanity, identity, free time and happiness. In the media, in the… Continue reading Thriving in Early Parenthood. The Great Parental Leave Podcast is Coming! Sneak Peak.
Kicking the iPhone addiction is about cultivating a greater awareness and also greater intentionality with phone usage. I run several businesses on my iPhone alone, and I love social media, so I am as guilty as anyone else for spending too much time on this little box of fun. Honest to goodness, I started getting… Continue reading Kicking the iPhone Addiction
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
Early in the maternity leave days, I found it hard to have the time to read. This was frustrating for me as a lifelong learner, because I had a deep need to continue learning, growing and exploring topics. Though I was undergoing a steep parenting learning curve, I wanted to continue to learn about things… Continue reading What I learnt From Watching 30 TED Talks in 30 Days.
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
From a very young age I've been quite comfortable around technology. In fact, some of my earliest memories were helping my parents package up mid 1980s computer technology. Floppy disks (yes those strange things you inserted into slots in the computer hard drive) and dongles (no not a sex toy!) My crazy, risk-taker entrepreneur parents… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Harness the Great World of Apps
As much as I love books and journals, with the new baby I had to embrace using technology more. I started with using a Kindle to read at night as I rocked the baby to sleep. I could read in the dark and tap with one finger. The Kindle or Kobo are truly a woman's… Continue reading Organize Life with Technology – Part 1