At the #CreateCultivateLA conference, Kim Kardashian gave some sage advice. She said, ” Show up. Do the work. Don’t be lazy. There’s no shortcut.” Ah, yes… hello truth. Sometimes you just need it served straight up. Work.. it may not always be the glamorous experience you want. But if you take consistent repeated, action each… Read More How-to Build Resilience in Adults: Part 4 of 4
Career-block is when a manager, co-worker, or an advisor hold you back from achievement. In one job I held, I had the drive. I spent hours working on presentations, and I was in the office on weekends. One day I hoped to get recognized for it. You may relate to my situation. Over time I… Read More 5 Tips to Combat Career-Block
In today’s post, we are going to talk about the third element you need to be resilient. Before that here’s a quick update on how I’m doing: Things are slowly stabilizing in my writing business. There were times that I was very unclear in the direction it was going to go. And there were times… Read More How-To Be Resilient Part 3 of 4: Have Fun!
To start the second part of our series, let me float this question to you. Have you ever noticed in your dreams and fantasies, how grand everything seems? You’re rich for one. And most likely all of your physical and emotional needs are met. For your viewing pleasure, let us imagine a tale of two… Read More How-To Be Resilient Part 2 of 4: Determination
From the age of 17 to age 22, I smeared Vaseline on my face to the prevent signs of aging. I discovered this trick, either on an episode of America’s Next Top Model, or I read it in a magazine. During those five years, my makeup bags contained the latest anti-aging serums and miracle products.… Read More Thoughts on Aging: A Short Entry
Hello Empowered Ladies, Have you heard the quote?, “If your dreams don’t scare you they aren’t big enough.” Have you recently taken a leap in your life? Big risks bring a huge amount of uncertainty. As an entrepreneur, it constantly feels like I’m hanging by a thread. Literally. Every day, my day could go really… Read More How-To Be Resilient (Part 1 of 4): Have Faith
During my transition from corporate workaholic to self-employed workaholic, I’ve noticed something: When you are self-employed you have a lot of: TIME Especially, during the beginning of your venture. As you know, I recently left my corporate job for the world of freelance writing. My business is in its early stages of it right now.… Read More How To Succeed and Manage Yourself During Uncertain Times
People think its so easy to chase your dreams. From my personal experience, you’re starting from scratch. You have to hustle to make anything happen. To fill you in I left my corporate job about one month ago. To be quite honest, it was a long time coming. Ever since I graduated college in 2012,… Read More What Are Your Thoughts on Down Days?
G’day, Bonjour, Hello, Guten Tag, and Hola to some of our lovely Taupe Shoes readers this week! In the last post, I talked about how to understand technical concepts. Seems like most of you liked that article because it’s one of my most popular! I find myself in a similar boat. I want to be… Read More Steps to achieve our technology goals + a story about a rose