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Productivity

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Lifestyle

Productivity Boosting Practices

February is basically O-V-E-R. I know a lot of people don’t do the resolution thing anymore, but we all should have goals to reach by the end of the year. The excitement has died down all over my news feeds. I don’t see as many positive affirmations or confident posts about the year’s accomplishments to come.

Yeah I know life gets in the way sometimes. But guess what? It always will if you let it. It’s been awhile since I talked about productivity.

If you’ve lost the momentum to follow through on the plans you made earlier this year I have some ideas that could change that. Continue Reading

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Business Tips

4 Rules to Break While Growing Your Business

Millennials have changed the game. The American dream for us isn’t all about getting a good job and house with the white picket fence ASAP. Oh no, not anymore. What do we want? A fulfilling career! When do we want it? NOW! We crave freedom and want to make our money on our own terms. Which is exactly why a lot of us are turning to entrepreneurship.

Building a business isn’t easy. Thankfully we have pioneers to look up to that can help deter some bad decision making. But beware! I’ve yet to come across a one size fits all guide to growing a successful business. Even for my own company, I read books and get advice – but will tweak some of the information to fit my goals. Here are 4 things that I chose not to worry about as I built my writing business. Continue Reading

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Blogging

Balancing Your Blog with a Day Job

If you’re a blogger or aspiring to become one, you might have a particular glory day in mind. It’s that moment when you walk out of your day job, free to focus on your blog full time because it’s bringing in enough money to support your lifestyle. Ah, a glorious day indeed!

A lot of bloggers have this dream. It looks like a glamorous life. Publishing blog posts, meeting up with other bloggers for lunch, traveling, having thousands of followers and hosting webinars. When you post a pic of your dog on IG it gets 10K likes – that’s big time influencer status right there!

Are you there yet? If not, let’s raise out hands in unison. Let me be clear, it is possible to be a full time blogger without the dramatics above. And I fully understand that not everyone wants to be a full time blogger. Until you get to full time status, however, you’re likely juggling running your blog while working a day job. It’s a hard fact that good blogging requires a lot of your time.  To run a blog while working another gig takes much discipline. Here are some tips to help you with the juggling act.

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Lifestyle

5 Ways to a Better Monday

Monday oh Monday…who sent for you? Seriously, why are you here? Even if you love your job Monday can still hit you like a ton of bricks. If you’re feeling sluggish or overwhelmed I have some ideas that might perk you right on up. Continue Reading

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Blogging, Products

How to Lay Your Blogging Foundation: Free Download!

Lately I’ve gotten a lot of questions from people who want to start a blog. You have an idea, but what’s next? There’s so much information online that it can be difficult to filter through exactly what you need. I considered blogging for about a year before I actually faced the fear and just got it done. A lot of good opportunities have come to me since doing so!

Along the way I found out that no one can tell me exactly how to run my blog. But today I want to share some tips that would work for anyone in the beginning phases of blogging. Heads up, #2 comes in handy when life is just super crazy and you can’t think of what to post! Continue Reading

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Health & Beauty, Lifestyle

6 Ways to Self Sabotage

Confession: I used to self sabotage A LOT. There were times that I was aware of what I was doing, but other times I didn’t know I was doing anything wrong. Isn’t it crazy how we can form unhealthy habits without even realizing how much we;’re hurting ourselves. Here are some ways that you may be working against yourself.
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Business Tips, Communications

4 Ways to Boost Your Resume NOW!

Resume: A brief account of one’s professional or work experience and qualifications, often submitted with an employment application*

But really, a resume is so much more than that. For example, it can show your personality and it can show your grammar skills (or lack thereof if you aren’t careful). A resume is normally the one thing standing between you and a job interview. I did a post “6 Resume Mistakes to Avoid” and today I want to tell you some things that you should include, like, right now if you want your resume to instantly be better. Continue Reading

Lifestyle, Personal

Yes, Take a Break

Am I the only one feeling a bit overwhelmed by life lately? Things can move so fast sometimes and everywhere you look everyone is talking about constantly making progress. You know, the ones who claim to be #temnosleep. They hustle all the time, they’re always moving, travelling, at events. And you feel like you’re behind in the dust. I think this feeling happens to everyone at some point. Continue Reading

Business Tips, Lifestyle

Get All the Things Done! 1 Productivity Tip

We’re friends, right? That’s why I love sharing with you!

“There just aren’t enough hours in the day.” It’s a saying that we all know and understand. A lot of us (ME) create lifestyles that keep us super busy and it can be hard to keep up with it all. If you can relate, give me an “Amen, sista!”  Today I wanted to give you just one tip that WILL increase your productivity if you use it. Continue Reading