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12 Books I Want to Read This Year

12 Books I Want to Read This Year

I can devour a good, motivational, entrepreneur or self-help book in one to two sittings. This year, I read (more like listened) to tons of them, and in 2019, I plan to do the same! I’ve been saving Instagram posts of book recommendations the last few months to create my reading list for the coming year. And, since I drive a lot, I’m always looking for audiobooks. My goal for 2019 is one book per month. I far surpassed that this year, but I want to be conscious of taking a break from the screen & actually picking up a book.

How to Avoid Isolation When You Work from Home

How to Avoid Isolation When You Work from Home

So many people dream of working from home. No more cubicle, fluorescent lighting, or rush hour commutes. That dream is a reality for over 1 in 5 Americans according to Forbes. When making this transition, many people neglect to realize that working from home day in and day out can lead to feelings of isolation and loneliness. Sounds depressing, I know, but that’s why we are chatting about it!

Stylish Laptop Bags: Weekly Round Up

Stylish Laptop Bags: Weekly Round Up

I use my backpack ALL of the time. I always travel with it, and I use it to carry my laptop and planner around to coffee shops and such. This week, I am on the hunt for a stylish business bag. Here are some of my favorites laptop bag finds in both backpack and shoulder bag styles! I included some casual options, business casual options, and a couple more professional briefcase styles.

The Power of Batch Working & Time Blocking as an Entrepreneur

The Power of Batch Working & Time Blocking as an Entrepreneur

As a business owner you wear A LOT of hats. That can be fun, and it also can be extremely challenging when you feel like you are constantly bouncing from one task to another. That's where batch working and time blocking comes to the rescue. I discovered it a couple years ago, and find when I implement it, I am highly, highly productive. Who doesn't feel amazing after a highly productive day of checking things off the list? 

How to Put Yourself "Out" There

How to Put Yourself "Out" There

You guys, I was shocked by the responses I got the last time I did a “ask me anything” on Instagram. Do you know what the number one thing that people wanted to know? They wanted to know how to put themselves out there… How to be comfortable in their own skin on social media. This surprised me, but then again I’ve had many social media clients struggle with this same thing in the past.

Seven Chances to Email Your List That You Might be Missing

Seven Chances to Email Your List That You Might be Missing

Email marketing is here to stay. It's one of the highest converting digital marketing channels. Let that sink in for a moment... YET, I bet you spend 10 times the amount of time scrolling through your social media feeds than you do strategizing and executing your Email marketing. You know we love Instagram around here, but we love, love email marketing and here is why:

Grab the 2019 Personal & Business Goal Planning Template

Grab the 2019 Personal & Business Goal Planning Template

This year, I decided to create a template of my own to reflect on 2018 and plan for 2019. When I first created the template, I wasn’t sure if I should separate business and personal reflections and goals, but after some thought I kept coming back to the fact that the two are truly intertwined.