Category Archives: Mindset

6 Tips to Get Rid of Negative Thoughts That Hold You Down by @livingoutloud_

Reach for the top.

by June Silny | Featured Contributor Every day I am faced with tasks that seem impossible to achieve. I keep three (paper!) calendars: one in my office, one in my kitchen, and one in the bedroom. I’ve tried every calendar app, but I still feel more secure with a paper planner. (Thank you, Planner Pads)….

Can Apps Help Us All to be Happier? Introducing @CountdownKeeper by #katieandjane

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by Katie McDermott and Jane Whitehead | Featured Contributor “It’s the little moments that make life big” Heavy Facebook use has been known to cause anxiety, depression and can cause users to overestimate how happy others are, causing them to be less happy as a result. The average time spent on Facebook per user every…

Is it Failure or Feedback? by @artistsedge

Failure Rubber Stamp

by Debra Russell | Featured Contributor So often, we make decisions based on the fear of failure. We avoid taking risks in our business, because we might fail. We don’t ask for what we want, because we interpret “No” to mean failure. We don’t ask for the sale, ask the scary questions, or ask for…

Never Forget a Name Again: 7 Tips to Remember Names by @eMakeitHappen

Two Businesswomen Shaking Hands In Modern Office

by Emily Worden | Featured Contributor Recently I wrote about 10 steps to effective communication and the #3 tip was “Use names.” People enjoyed the article so I thought we’d explore the topic more. Why is it important to remember names? First, people value the sound of their own name. They love to hear it…

How Badly Do You Want It? by @nskbelanger

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by Nicole Belanger  | Featured Contributor Have you ever heard the saying “if you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done”? I’m a big fan of that quote. In fact, it’s become an excuse-busting tool for me. I often repeat it to myself when I’m up late…

Recovering Overachiever Confession #3: I Blame It On The Birds. by @McDermott_Chime


From the series: Confessions of a Recovering Overachiever by Cortney McDermott, Chime Yup, I know that might sound a bit extreme, but I blame it on the birds. Let me explain. On my morning run, I often loop through a children’s park near my home. Many a morning, I’ve found garbage scattered along the path, frustration…

Run Your Business Without Running Yourself Into The Ground by @hkterry1

Self-care is one of the most overlooked elements of success, and is absolutely non-negotiable. -- Heather K. Terry

by Heather K. Terry | Featured Contributor What have you done today for yourself? Not your business, but yourself. When I was an actor, most of the other actors I knew only talked about work. There appeared to be nothing else going on in the lives of these people. Now that I own a company,…

First rule of FIERCE club by @YouAreFIERCE

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by Tamara Charles | Featured Contributor I recently gave a keynote speech at an event called FEMpower which brought together young women between the ages of 15-25. When I was first approached to give this presentation I was honoured but quickly became concerned about how to present to a younger audience since most of my…

10 Lessons CEO @iBlogMag Matt Cherry Taught Me by @ClinkAndChat


by Mella Noir | Featured Contributor Ever met a man who for a living is surrounded by, speaking to and with, connecting, writing for and about, interviewing, conferencing, skyping, and creating content driven by women all day, every day? One who travels and attends woman-centered blog and social media conferences across the United States , and has a…

Own Your Hot Mess by @melindamassie

Own Your Hot Mess

Melinda Massie | Featured Contributor Last month I talked about switching your perspective in the approach to anything negative – especially clutter. There’s also another very important step that we all have to take before we can truly deal with and release said clutter. Sunshines, it’s time to own your hot mess. Now I know…