Author: Sandra Dawes

Sandra Dawes is a recovering control freak and excuse maker, as well as founder of Embrace Your Destiny, her life coaching practice. Her work involves teaching women how to stop arguing for their limitations so that they can create the life that they want. Sandra’s inspiration to help others in this area comes from her own journey and experiences in dealing with the heartbreak of losing her father. She published her first book Embrace Your Destiny: 12 Steps to Living the Life You Deserve, a story that outlines her personal journey, in November 2013. In her down time, Sandra loves to read, do yoga and spend time with her partner Satnam and their dog Lulu. For more information on what she does, visit www.embraceyourdestiny.ca.

5 Things I Wish I Knew In My Teens by @SandraDawes

by Sandra Dawes | Featured Contributor I’m working on putting together a job fair in the fall and one of my goals is to help high school students explore their career options beyond the traditional professions. Since this idea has been kicking around in my head, I’ve been thinking about what I wished I’d known a […]

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5 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Success by @SandraDawes

by Sandra Dawes | Featured Contributor If you’re like me, there have been times when you’ve struggled to stay on track in the pursuit of achieving your goals. These obstacles can be very frustrating and leave you feeling overwhelmed. If you allow them to, they can prevent you from achieving the very success that you’re […]

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3 Myths about Entrepreneurship by @SandraDawes

by Sandra Dawes  | Featured Contributor If you haven’t started your own business yet, and are thinking about taking the plunge into entrepreneurship, congratulations! It has been quite a ride for me and some of the most fulfilling work I’ve ever done. As you consider whether or not you’re ready to make the move to […]

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7 Things to do differently in 2015 by @SandraDawes

by Sandra Dawes | Featured Contributor We’re past the half-way mark of the first month of the New Year (!). I hope you’re year is off to a fantastic start. If you’ve already encountered some setbacks, have no fear – it’s never too late to start over. Every day is a chance for a fresh […]

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5 Ways to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet! by @SandraDawes

by Sandra Dawes | Featured Contributor  Tis the season to wrap up the year coming to an end and get ready for a brand new one! I love the New Year because I always feel like it’s a fresh start, a clean slate to do things differently, better, than the year before. Please feel free to […]

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5 Keys to Making Your Goals a Reality by @SandraDawes

by Sandra Dawes | Featured Contributor Goal Setting – it’s something we hear so much about, especially at this time of year. I know that I do a lot around goal setting at this time of year because I believe that it’s the best time to start thinking about what you want to accomplish next […]

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5 Reasons You Should Join A Mastermind Group by @SandraDawes

by  Sandra Dawes | Featured Contributor When I first heard the term mastermind, I was intrigued.  I like the idea of a group of people working together to support one another with their respective goals.  I have participated in masterminds as a facilitator and as a participant.  I have seen and experienced the benefits from […]

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Taking Care of Business Means Taking Care of Yourself by @SandraDawes

by Sandra Dawes | Featured Contributor As entrepreneurs it can be easy to get so caught up in what you’re doing that you forget self-care.  When you’re passionate about what you do, it’s easy to lose track of time as you get lost in a project.  Of course, we cannot survive on passion alone.  We […]

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3 Reasons Faith is a Necessary Requirement for Success by @SandraDawes

by Sandra Dawes | Featured Contributor I often talk about faith when I speak on key elements to achieving our goals.  When I refer to faith, I don’t mean it in a religious context.  I’m talking about faith in terms of believing in ourselves and our abilities, as well as having faith that everything happens […]

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5 Traits for Entrepreneurial Survival by @SandraDawes

by Sandra Dawes  | Featured Contributor It’s been a year since I left my full-time job in order to pursue my passion as an entrepreneur.  The journey so far has been quite the ride!  There have been up and downs, but I have no regrets about the decision I made.  There’s nothing that has been […]

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