Now that you’re at a place where you lead a team, we want to make sure you don’t become one of those leaders. You know who we mean. The ones that got your behind-the-back eyerolls. The ones you bitched about after work. The ones that drove you to create a business where NO ONE would ever, ever, ever feel the way you felt on that day.
How Much Capacity Does One Human Have? The answer is: It’s different for everyone. Each of us has different skill sets, different time constraints, and different capacity. Knowing our own capacities, our strengths, and our limitations is one of the keys to great success, both personally and professionally.
Your online message matters. The personality that you express online tells your community who you are, what you stand for, and whether you’re the type of person or company they want to work with. Building relationships digitally takes time and effort - and you may not have a lot of either to expend.
Ever wonder what a day in the life of our Slayers looks like? We thought so. This month we take a glimpse into one of Jiveney's days where she showcases the flexibility to do work she enjoys, in the hours that suit her, from the comfort of her home....even when that's in a remote corner of our country.
Saving money as an entrepreneur is a whole different kettle of fish. I specialize in work with non-traditional income streams - that means I almost exclusively live in the world of entrepreneurs, artists, creatives, and digital nomads - and lots of us are struggling to save. How are you supposed to ‘automate your savings’ when some months you’re not sure there will be cash coming into your bank account?
Margaret’s super power is rolling with the punches. She loves routine but at the same time, she knows that plans are bound to change without any warning. Margaret knows just how to adapt to constantly changing situations, ensuring she’s flexible for all the changes that naturally occur in both personal and work life
Bookkeeping matters, and no matter how great the software is, you need a real human to get in there and make sure it’s done right, on time, with minimal costs and headaches. If you’re still tracking your numbers using spreadsheets, focusing on data instead of your clients, please hand it off as soon as possible.
In the beginning, you could barely get anyone to talk to you. You sent proposals, you tried to make connections, you networked like a demon. Then suddenly....all the chickens came home to roost. How do you capitalize on all of this amazing growth, without going crazy, burning out, disappointing customers, or alienating your team?
Addressing conflict early can minimize the damage, and demonstrate that you’re invested in the relationship, and in doing the hard work of communicating with kindness. Oh, and you don’t need to apologize - especially for doing your job.