your business is not your bae | encouragement for the overworker

No matter what some say, your business is not your ‘bae.’
Bae – “before anyone else” – as in ‘top priority.’ i thought i was happy because i loved what i did and the people i worked with, but there were many moments when life was a frazzled fiasco even though on the outside, i was the ‘go-to’ girl in the industry for sonic services. i was genuinely energetic and enthusiastic but essentially working off of fumes. Any of this sound familiar to you? Let’s talk ’cause you’re meant for more than your career

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Scheduling well While Working From Home (Tech Talk)

A calendar is part of a time management toolkit, but it’s up to us to decide how we’ll make use of that gifted time. A calendar doesn’t make anything more important just like logging stuff on a line or in a box doesn’t actually save the date. But hey, it’s just a cool digital tool that comes in handy when scheduling. And so, let’s talk about Google Calendar

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Above And Beyond Our Business Plans (Part 2)

There is so much going on in the world right now; eye-opening things that remind us about the fragility of this life, the precious gift of time and the call to care for one another and remember what matters most. From earthquakes, storms and volcano eruptions to wildfires and almost-plague-like illnesses, fighting words and rumours […]

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10 Activities You Can Do At Home To Promote Patience & Proactivity

Our mindset makes a huge impact on our approach to what otherwise might seem mundane, but necessary. Think about your daily or weekly to-dos at home; which ones are the most frequent and which seem the most tedious (at the moment)? The contents of our lives may be different but there are some tasks that […]

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5 Top Tech Tools For Your Creative Content Business

I’m writing on this tech topic with a little bit of a smile considering the electricity was off, island-wide in Barbados for about a day and a half between yesterday and today, but here goes: These are 5 tech tools (apps or platforms) that I use and recommend for managing your content business. They’re all […]

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What To Do When You Don’t Get The Support You’d Like To Start Your Business

So it’s no secretย by now – starting a business and going on to maintain and grow it, is not easy – or for everybody. Not everyone will encourage, support or believe in your dream, calling, vision, and mission. Along with creating products, offering services, tending to the admin side of your career and managing client […]

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Don’t Wait For Things To Be Perfect To Get Started

The other day, I was in a webinar (or is that ‘on a webinar?)…and something interesting happened. By the way, it was a business online session led by someone whom (as far as their website, content, communication-style and reviews imply) was and is a pro in this area. And then – a train passed by […]

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Art Takes Time {Encouragement For The Creative Entrepreneur}

Art takes time… …so does building and maintaining a business, and sometimes it’s easy to get carried away with one or both when you’re riding an inspirational wave, taking care of client work while forgetting to tend to your own personal growth, walking through a challenging season, chasing dollars, busy being busy, or scrolling away […]

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5 Tips & 3 Formats For Interviewing People For Your Blog, Podcast or Magazine

What is it about some interviews that makes them stand out…? Sometimes it’s the story, the delivery of it by the interviewee or their personality, the introduction by the host, timing of the moment, presentation style, background info, production approach, editing techniques, strategically-placed background music, crowd response or the use of silence and ambient sounds. […]

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