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I Was Afraid…

I Was Afraid…

I’ve been thinking about fear a lot lately. Fear can immobilize you and stop you from doing the very thing you want to do. People tell me that I exude confidence and courage, but the truth is, I have had (and still do) my fair share of fear. Fear that quitting my job was the wrong decision. Fear that moving to Nova Scotia would hurt my business. Fear that being sick would cost me clients….

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The Things You Keep Off Your Resume

The Things You Keep Off Your Resume

She said, “I really like it when you share personal stuff. It makes me relate to you and like you even more as a business person.” Well, isn’t that interesting? Do you ever find yourself censoring the very thing that you consider to be a liability instead of viewing it as a strength? I have a bunch of liabilities that have proven to be strengths in my life and business. I am a high school…

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Blind-sided

Blind-sided

Blind-sided. That’s what happened to me on May 30th. It started with a burning sensation in my stomach and escalated to unimaginable pain. I knew I had a bowel obstruction but the question was — how bad was it? I have had a bowel obstruction before. It was nasty, but it cleared, and I went on my merry way. This time was different. Although it seemed to clear, my symptoms were not getting better, in…

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Need Answers? Be Still and Listen

Need Answers? Be Still and Listen

“I say the universe speaks to us, always, first in whispers. And a whisper in your life usually feels like ‘hmm, that’s odd.’ Or, ‘hmm, that doesn’t make any sense.’ Or, ‘hmm, is that right?’ It’s that subtle. And if you don’t pay attention to the whisper, it gets louder and louder and louder. I say it’s like getting thumped upside the head. If you don’t pay attention to that, it’s like getting a brick…

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GOALS for Using Social Media in Business

GOALS for Using Social Media in Business

Social media is not the perfect solution for every business. In fact, social media can be a time waster and can be counter-productive for your business when you don’t have the right goals in place. I am not talking about goals as it relates to likes, followers and sales. I am talking about a strategic approach to help you meet your business objectives. “G” — Get Clear on Your Business Model All too often, people…

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Facebook Images Explained

Facebook Images Explained

  People process visuals 60,000 times faster than text. So, when we look at the type of content we share on social media, strong visuals can make a huge difference to overall performance. While some social networks rely more heavily on photos (Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook, for example), most of the other platforms utilize photos in some way. Understanding how to maximize the space is crucial to getting the best results from each platform. There…

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