Category: Lifestyle

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If you’re seriously looking at self-employment, you’ve likely begun to add up some strong reasons for embracing the change that’s beckoning you. From the wrong angle, that little crevasse in your way begins to look like the Grand Canyon. If you want to start a business but can’t seem to make that final decision, try […]

Most often we tend to put our own health and well-being last as we try to help and please the people around us. In theory this might sound wonderful but in practice it simply doesn’t work. Caring for ourselves translates to caring for others, which translates to powerful inspiration and happiness. Start today and put […]

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Have you ever felt like a fraud? Do you think that you’re successful just because you got lucky and not because you deserve it? Do you question whether you get the best deal at the negotiating table? You’re not alone! A recent survey shows half of women have self-doubt about their job performance and careers […]

As an entrepreneur, you have to stay motivated and energized to make your business a success. Regular physical activity can help you reduce stress, stay motivated and be healthier. Below is an extract from Heart and Stroke Foundation publication “100 HEALTHY THINGS YOU CAN DO IN MINUTES.” Get Active Research shows that being physically active […]

Entrepreneurship can be taxing on our body and mind. Whether you are a start-up entrepreneur or a seasoned pro , we are juggling multiple priorities daily, which leaves most high-performers with depleting energy levels. Lack of energy is not just about being exhausted physically. It may also translate to mental lack of energy which may […]

Being productive should feel good. If you tend to procrastinate and worry about the things you feel you should be doing, it’s a sign that you may associate productivity with pain. Luckily, you can change your mindset about productivity and implement habits that make productivity enjoyable. Try these tips to maximizing your productivity: 1. Every […]

Decision-making is the fourth composite scale that contributes to emotional intelligence. This is about how we use the information our emotions provide to make decisions. These competencies make up the decision-making area of the model: Problem Solving Reality Testing Impulse Control How do you solve problems when your emotions are running rampant? Well you can’t […]

We know that women entrepreneurs sometimes downplay their strengths and their business successes for fear of bragging – but brag you must. Although women have made great strides, there is still a confidence gap. Several research studies show that women are less confident and less self-assured. According to world-renowned speaker and Impostor Syndrome expert Dr. […]

Growing up in Powell River, Joyce Carlson learned to read in nursery school because she wanted to know what all the squiggles were on the pages. By Grade 7 she hand wrote an entire paper and reproduced it on a Gestner machine. One of the other students had written beside her name that she would […]

Where do you work? Currently my ‘office’ is in the middle of a bustling coffee shop in Vancouver. There’s loud music playing, lots of conversation and I can hear the sounds of the espresso machine and cups clashing in the background. Maybe you’re in an office or, if you’re lucky, you’re working from a hammock […]