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.

The Best Things in Marketing are Free

The Best Things in Marketing are Free

The golden ticket in marketing isn’t a billboard in Times Square. It isn’t premium placement in your local newspaper or a really great event sponsorship that offers you a table in the lobby. The best marketing happens organically, seamlessly and seemingly effortlessly, straight from the lips of others.

Your Resilient Technology

Your Resilient Technology

The thing about technology is that — just like everything else — it can fail. You want to make sure that if one thing breaks down in your business, you aren’t caught in a tornado of subsequent failures that leave you hanging and unable to progress. Here’s how to get started.

March Update

March Update

The first quarter of the calendar year is almost over. As you look back over what you've accomplished - and haven't accomplished - thus far, we'd like to remind you that operating a business is anything but consistent.

Entrepreneurial Leadership and Conflict Management

Entrepreneurial Leadership and Conflict Management

In today’s climate, a successful entrepreneur is one who can operate at an ever-increasing rate of change. To manage this change, you must institute a dynamic, flexible organization within your business, one that finds a balance between innovation and stability, between comfort and chaos, between uncertainty and permanence.

Have you met... Cheri?

Have you met... Cheri?

Cheri supports our clients with her cross section of industry experience and with varying levels of digital sophistication. Our Systems & Software Slayer is always ready to lend a hand, answer a quick question, and find a solution to a wild digital issue.