The idea of satisfaction has been on my mind quite a lot lately. I feel like so many of us go around in a state of dissatisfaction a lot of the time, but I don’t think we are doing it on purpose. I think we get a lot of messages that encourage us to be dissatisfied with our lives, our bodies, how much money we make, how we run our businesses. This can be especially true for entrepreneurs, who live in the perpetual start-up culture of business ownership.
Women in the Business Arena™ EP146: Connecting with Clients & Building Community Using the Art of Conversation
When’s the last time you struck up a conversation with a stranger? Not a conversation about what you do or how your services would be great for them. I just mean a normal conversation where you’re chatting with someone new simply for the joy of connecting with them. I think this art of conversation has been lost a bit in recent years. But being able to strike up a discussion wherever we are is a crucial skill not only for meeting new clients, but for enjoying life in general.
We hear so much about work-life balance, especially in the world of entrepreneurship. It feels like there’s a message from society that we need to have a perfect 50/50 split between work and the rest of our lives. But this doesn’t work for a lot of people, and we end up feeling even more out of balance because we’re trying to apply someone else’s framework to our lives.
Women in the Business Arena™ EP144: How to Be an Activist Entrepreneur (and Why You Should Take a Stand)
When you hear the word “activism”, I bet you think of people marching in the streets, attending a protest, or knocking on doors in their neighborhoods. While these actions are definitely forms that activism can take, did you know that you can be an activist in your everyday life? How about being an activist in your business?