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How Not to be an Asshat Leader

How Not to be an Asshat Leader

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.

Sustainable Growth:  What To Do When You Have More Business Than You Can Handle

Sustainable Growth: What To Do When You Have More Business Than You Can Handle

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?

8 Productivity and Efficiency Tips

8 Productivity and Efficiency Tips

In our first ebook, we covered occasional productivity tips as we worked through the first basic steps in working with a virtual team. We might have just have a few more up our sleeves

6 Common Hiring Mistakes

6 Common Hiring Mistakes

Hiring - especially the very first hire you make - can be a minefield. Hire the right person and you get explosive growth. Hire the wrong person and you risk wasting precious time and money. 

Money....Record it. Collect it. Spend it.

Money....Record it. Collect it. Spend it.

Managing your money is an integral piece of business success, and personal success. With the right tools and the right support, you’ll be amazed how easy it is to keep your finances humming along.

Handy Website Tools for the Busy Entrepreneur

Handy Website Tools for the Busy Entrepreneur

Having a web presence for your business is incredibly important, especially if you don’t have a physical storefront. Whether you hire a pro to create your website or decide to build your own, it helps to know what tools are available. Here are just a few suggestions to get you started.

Celebrating Your Wins

Celebrating Your Wins

Confidence does not come in a handy little package at birth, along with the colour of your eyes and the size of your hands. Confidence does not suddenly arrive at the attainment of that one big goal. Confidence does not come from the admiration of others.

Your Calendar Year

Your Calendar Year

If you are looking at this time of year as your end/beginning, we invite you to take a bit of a perspective shift. While we believe - deeply - in the importance of ongoing review, goal setting, and planning, we also believe that you have your very own "year", and that your end/beginning should occur around it.

4 Easy to Use and Affordable Self-Care Services and Apps

4 Easy to Use and Affordable Self-Care Services and Apps

When was the last time you put yourself first, ahead of your business? If you can’t even remember, chances are that it has been too long. Take it from us: you need to. After all, productivity isn’t just about working harder; it’s also about working smarter, and self-care is an important component of productivity.

Project Management Software: Your New Best Friend

Project Management Software: Your New Best Friend

A quality project management tool can really be your best friend. Sure, there’s always the trusty post-it note or the good old-fashioned paper list but let’s face it: when you have what feels like 800 things on your to-do list, paper is not always going to cut it. With many free options available, there’s a perfect fit for every type of business.

PowHERtalks Victoria

PowHERtalks Victoria

How fun was PowHerTalks Victoria?!  It's been over a week, and we're still buzzing! Once again, Charlene and her team pulled off a fabulous event.