Getting Past Imposter Syndrome

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People Are People Are People Today, I want to take a moment to talk about the elephant in the room. The thing that many clients, colleagues, and co-conspirators of mine experience, but shy away from discussing. That-Which-Shall-Not-Be-Named. Imposter syndrome. There, I said it! It’s out there, in the open. Now, let’s dig in! At the end of the day, no … Read More

Business Values – Do You Know Yours?

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Ever since my early university days, I’ve made a habit of working out a couple of times a week. I certainly have seen my fair share of different gyms, workout styles, fitness dynamics, and of course, gym stereotypes. Now, I’m going to take a moment to issue a warning: if you don’t like stereotypes, don’t continue reading. I will be … Read More

Business Battles: Reality or Perspective?

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When I open my closet some mornings, it seems odd that my wardrobe doesn’t simply consist of camouflage and military fatigues. It feels like I’m suiting up for business battles to wage war against bad marketing, deadlines, and the competition. Sometimes, the terms of engagement are clear, and it’s just a matter of outsmarting the competition and being the best … Read More

Marketing Lessons from Kids: Business Resiliency

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If you’ve followed my blog, you know that I’m constantly finding inspiration throughout my day-to-day life. I find these lessons to help me be a better business owner and a savvier marketer. Whether it’s buying a new dishwasher, taking a trip through the airport, or spending the day at the splash park, I’ve found that life’s constantly trying to educate … Read More

Workplace Abuse and Entrepreneurship: Overcoming It

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Abuse within professional relationships is a tricky subject to tackle and overcoming it is even deeper. The writing process behind these articles has been a bit of an emotional one. I’ve taken the time to reflect on varying degrees of workplace abuse that my team and I have experienced. Yet, we know that for all we’ve gone through, there are … Read More

Workplace Abuse and Entrepreneurship: Handling a Difficult Situation

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During our last blog, we tackled the tough subject matter of workplace abuse in professional relationships. We addressed how to spot the red flags that might indicate you’ve got an unhealthy connection with a working partner or client in the world of entrepreneurship. Workplace abuse is a common term and a prevalent topic in the business world. As an entrepreneur, … Read More

Workplace Abuse and Entrepreneurship: The Warning Signs

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Whenever I visit a doctor’s office, a bank, or even a fast-food drive-thru, I’ll often encounter signs that state plainly, “Abusive behaviour or language toward our staff will not be tolerated.” I always appreciate that those signs are there to protect those public-facing employees and staff members. The other day, it gave me pause to stop and think – as … Read More

The Spirit of Giving: Show Your Gratitude

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The spirit of giving, when we look closely, is all about gratitude. We give gifts to show our gratitude for our loved ones and because we want to see them happy, largely because of the joy they bring to our lives. We are grateful for our children, our partner, our parents and our friends, and when the holidays come, that … Read More

Challenge: Be a Changemaker

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I was at the mall recently with my son, Lucas, taking a play break in the safari-themed toddler play area, when he did something that immediately got me thinking about the importance of thinking for yourself — especially as an entrepreneur. We frequent this play area quite often, as it is conveniently located in the centre of the mall and … Read More