Word to the Wise: It’s Not About YOU

I know why you’re not getting more clients. You don’t need Facebook ads, flyers, new biz cards, and you definitely don’t need to join a hoity-toity local networking group. You just need to stop focusing on YOU. If you’re in a service based industry in which you help other people in any capacity, your business isn’t about you- it’s about …

BIZ 009: Make Decisions for the Business You WANT, Not the Business You HAVE

Everything sucked inside my business for a long time- I kept making decisions from where I currently was in my business which kept me STUCK for years. What I learned was to make decisions based on the business that I WANTED to have- which required focusing on something that didn’t quite exist yet. Hello, self-trust and scared shitless and doing …

My Biggest Fear In Life

My biggest fear used to be getting fat. Everything I did was centered around not gaining a single ounce- no really, EVERYTHING I did. Since I’ve left the vicious cycle of diet culture, I have a new biggest fear: living a passive and reactive life where things feel like they happen TO me instead of FOR me. My biggest fear …

Am I Pretty Enough to Run a Business?

THE WORST BUSINESS ADVICE I’VE EVER RECEIVED: “Make sure you always have makeup on when you’re recording videos. Video is forever! You better make sure you look good.” Uh, I don’t really wear make up, so no thanks? But I was so torn- do I really have to make sure I look pretty enough just to record a video? Am …

BIZ 008: What Will Your Friends and Family Think?

If you’ve been using social media as your personal outlet for any length of time and then decide to start a personal brand, it can be scary to start shifting how you show up online. What will your friends and family think? What if they don’t take you seriously? This all circles back to knowing who you’re speaking to- unfortunately, …

Weight Loss is Not a Behavior

The problem is that we associate certain “looks” with certain behaviors. I use my sister (who’s my best friend and whom I love and adore, by the way) as an example often. She always has been and always will be thinner than I am. And there was a long stretch of time where I resented her for it. Now I …

BIZ 006: Let’s Fix Your Instagram Bio

I know, I know- it sounds silly- what does your IG bio, of all things, really matter? These days, your social media accounts are like your virtual business card- a living, breathing portfolio if you will. It’s like the initial handshake between you and your potential clients. When people land on your social media, they have a few seconds to …