When I used to work in the corporate world as a brand marketer, I operated in a resource-rich environment with access to big budgets and plenty of experts to get things done. When it came to creating marketing campaigns, we had the luxury of bringing on external agencies eager to work with big brands. When it came to hiring people, […]
Running your own business can be full of challenges that keep you up at night. Here are a few of the emotions I’ve had to wrestle with and overcome in order to get a good night’s sleep and stay on track with my goals as a solopreneur.
When I left the corporate world 5 years ago to start my own career consultancy, I knew that starting a small business had a very high failure rate. So when I branched off to work for myself, I invested quite a bit of time soliciting advice on the best strategies to make sure I would […]
Running my own business has been by far one of the most fulfilling, rewarding experiences in my professional life. I love the work I do, I love having more time with people who matter most to me, and I feel like I’m in the best physical & emotional health of my life. So on the […]
Amidst the ever-increasing sea of online blogs, YouTube videos, podcasts, and business publications offering career advice, I’ve actually found some of the most useful career guidance to come from people who aren’t directly linked to my professional sector of career consulting and public speaking. Over the past five years of running my own business, I’ve […]
In 2013, I left my 10-year corporate marketing career behind to launch my own career consultancy. Prior to starting my own small business, I could definitely envision the upside of self-employment: freedom to do work I really enjoyed, control over my time, autonomy to make my own decisions, and flexibility to work where and how […]