A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

Cheri’s typical day of wrangling the family and then settling down to focus on client work is much more enjoyable now that she was finally able to say goodbye to the commute and work entirely from home.

Your Company Shouldn’t Need You

Your Company Shouldn’t Need You

When you’re working away on a business in startup mode, there are a lot of messages floating around you about passion and hard work and sleepless nights. That is, often, simply expected. It’s how many people start their businesses - and it’s not wrong. But it’s not sustainable, and it’s not a business.



August Update

August Update

Are you ready??? September, that month of new beginnings, is just over the horizon… As you shake the lazy days of summer out of your head and start thinking about how you and your business will WIN in the last 4 months of 2019, your mind could very well turn to marketing.

Have you met... Tammy?

Have you met... Tammy?

A reliable slayer with an addiction to hard work, Tammy enjoys organizing words, numbers, files and more, keeping business owners focused on what they do best. She loves digging into the overall operations of the businesses she assists, understanding systems and drawing out opportunities to increase efficiencies and success.

Building a Resilient Reputation

Building a Resilient Reputation

The gossip wheel never stops turning, because humans will be humans no matter where they are hanging out. Your reputation is everything, so take careful measures to ensure that you are protecting it, and making it more resilient every day.



July Update

July Update

Summer is often a time when thoughtful introspection occurs, perhaps as you gaze over the ocean, swing in the hammock, or paddle on water. It’s a time to recharge, reconsider, and reset. It’s just the right time to think about your own Emotional Resilience.

A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

Kim is fortunate and thankful that she has a family cottage on the ocean. Being a slayer and working remotely means she can spend her summers at the cottage, working just like at home yet able to enjoy those precious summers with her family.

Building Your Emotional Resilience

Building Your Emotional Resilience

No, this isn’t going to be a little chat about your feelings - so don’t run away just yet. Emotional resilience is one of the most vital kinds of resilience a business owner can build. It’s your ability to persevere through difficult times. It’s optimism, and awareness of your own feelings, where they come from, and why. It’s believing you - and no other - are in control of your life.



June Update

June Update

Happy End of June! Nearly half of the year is already behind us, and those goals you set 6 months ago are coming to fruition, or tossed, reformed, and adjusted to meet with reality. What are you doing to set yourself up for great success in the last half of the year?

Have you met... Karyn?

Have you met... Karyn?

For more than two years, Karyn had been hearing about Admin Slayer. As she considered how she would transition from a nearly full-time parent to whatever the next stage of her life might look like, Karyn realized that the opportunity might just be perfect - and we agreed!

Your Resilient Risk Management Strategy

Your Resilient Risk Management Strategy

No, this isn’t going to be a little chat about your feelings - so don’t run away just yet. Emotional resilience is one of the most vital kinds of resilience a business owner can build. It’s your ability to persevere through difficult times. It’s optimism, and awareness of your own feelings, where they come from, and why. It’s believing you - and no other - are in control of your life.



Leading Change

Leading Change

When leaders aren’t personally impacted by the change (their jobs, scope of their work, etc.) and they’ve been involved in discussions and planning it for months, there seems to be an expectation that employees accept the change and get on board quickly.

Building Personal Resilience Part 2: Nourishment

Building Personal Resilience Part 2: Nourishment

As you heal yourself with self care, open up your weeks and days with delegation and time-blocking, you’ll find that varying forms of nourishment unfold before you. Start paying attention to your energy levels as you explore this area of your life and learn what kinds of things really add to that core driver that IS the fuel behind your business: YOU.



Entrepreneurs and Relationships

Entrepreneurs and Relationships

There’s a reason you chose your partner, (or will, if you’re currently single) and a reason they chose you (ditto). Your entrepreneurial drive was likely one of the many things they found so attractive. Apply the passion that you bring to your business to every corner of your life, especially that all-important partnership. Success is far more fun when you’re together.

May Update

May Update

This month, we encourage you to focus on the key source of energy and growth in your business: YOU. In part one of a two part series on personal resilience, we take you through the actions and non-actions that can help you heal throughout and after those trying times.

Have you met... Katie?

Have you met... Katie?

Katie is a wine enthusiast and Netflix binge watcher, working it off as a gym rat when she’s not learning more about interior design, fashion, style… and SEO - because why not?

Busy Life Mindfully

Busy Life Mindfully

The evidence is here. Mindful time will benefit your health, relationships, and business. Common excuses such as, “I don’t have time or space, my mind is too busy, I have physical or emotional pain,” are just self-defeating stories. Start Small. Five Minutes a Day.

Building Personal Resilience Part 1: Self Care

Building Personal Resilience Part 1: Self Care

The combination of expectations, from ourselves as well as others, that we “should” be able to knock the socks off our businesses, families, personal development, health care and exercise regime, and somehow actually have friends and time to write that book or learn that language or travel or…well, it’s just tiring. So, if a sabbatical is impossible… what can you do?


April Update

April Update

As April is coming to a close, the upcoming month is a great time to think about your technology, not only because it contains World Password Day, but also because now that all the craziness of tax season is over, why not give yourself something else to be concerned about?

Day in the Life

Day in the Life

Aspen's day starts early and is go go go! On this day, having a sick child home from school reminds her of one of the MANY reasons she loves being a Slayer: working from home.