How to Gain the Courage to Take Risks

Recently, I wrote about my adoration of everyone’s favourite girl detective, Nancy Drew.  You can check out my girl crush right here but the point of the story you’re about to read is to share a wonderful surprise I received in the mail awhile back.   I unwrapped a beautiful, blue hard-covered book titled “The […]

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Life Lessons from Nancy Drew

As an avid reader throughout my childhood, I devoured all the Nancy Drew books.  Escaping to the fictional town of River Heights was a welcome respite from real life and I admired Nancy’s savvy sleuthing talents. I still have the entire series of Nancy Drew mystery books and I’m not alone in my adoration of […]

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How to Beat the Procrastination Habit

Even the most productive people can hit a horrific snag in their lives —- it’s called procrastination.  I am that ‘get it done’ type of person that loves productivity but like everybody else, I occasionally hit this concrete barricade where I can’t make my way through some task or project.  And let it be known […]

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How to Hire a Virtual Assistant

April 23rd is Administrative Professionals Day.  Originally organized in 1952 as National Secretaries Week, it was created to recognize secretaries for their contributions in the workplace, and to attract people to administrative careers. With the explosion of entrepreneurs running small businesses and a high price tag for permanent staff, many turn to Virtual Assistants (or […]

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Re-Setting Your 2014 Goals

Do you ever just fall behind and feel that you can’t catch up?  When that happens, sometimes it is best to accept it, let it go and reload! That is exactly what I did when I finally sent out my monthly newsletter in April….  let me clarify that.  I sent out my first newsletter of […]

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Declutter & Dustbust: Spring Clean Your Business

Spring is here and with it, a chance at a fresh start with a clean workplace for greater productivity and less stress.  These three steps will get you started. Step 1:  First, ask yourself what you want from your office space and decide if your current set up is meeting your needs.  Is your furniture […]

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4 Steps to Financial Wisdom

  How would you describe your comfort level with money?  Are you a wizard at finances?  Or do you avoid the issue like the plague? Like many women, money is not a topic that I embrace and before you lash out at me for that statement… the statistics don’t lie.  According to the 2014 Wells […]

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