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10 Types of Instagram Posts I Use To Grow My Audience

10 Types of Instagram Posts I Use To Grow My Audience

| May 18, 2017

Ah, the world of IG is constantly changing. I try my best to keep up, but at my own pace. Currently, I have about 5000-ish followers and that number climbs daily because I am pretty strategic in my game plan. I understand that it is the first impression of my brand – which I don’t […]

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How I Prepare for A Business Trip

How I Prepare for A Business Trip

| May 15, 2017

I love to travel. Fortunately for me, my speaking career has afforded me the opportunity to travel quite frequently to the states. Sometimes for a quick 24-hour trip and other times, I go for a few days. Regardless, if it’s business, it’s very important to me to have a game plan before I take off. […]

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3 Ways I’ve Leveraged My Blog To Build My Online Presence

3 Ways I’ve Leveraged My Blog To Build My Online Presence

| May 8, 2017

I love blogging. It’s been an incredible outlet for me both personally and professionally. I started my blog in 2009 on a free platform called blogspot. Easy to use; very simple to understand. As a result of my mentor encouraging me to start a brand of my own, with very shaky confidence, I created an […]

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3 Career Risks Worth Taking in Your 20s

3 Career Risks Worth Taking in Your 20s

| May 4, 2017

I’ve learned to make discomfort my new normal. It’s been a gradual journey, but one I am happy I pursued because I’ve experienced immediate advantages in my career as a result. I used to live my life in fear. I would close my eyes at every turn, I screamed at every bump and tried my best to […]

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How I Created My Dream Job That Didn’t Exist

How I Created My Dream Job That Didn’t Exist

| April 4, 2017

“Office Hours” is a new policy that my corporate job has implemented in order to bridge the gap between the President and employees. In effort to open the lines of communication and build a better working relationship between the two, the President opens her doors for approximately 2 hours every quarter which allows anyone to […]

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Dream, Girl – A Documentary

Dream, Girl – A Documentary

| March 27, 2017

Last week I went to an event held at MaRS which featured a discussion around this film. Most of the women in the room were female founders – really inspiring. But above all else, I participated roundtable discussions about entrepreneurship, gender equality, and the glass ceiling. This film is playing at select events around the country. If interested in hosting […]

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New Girl on the Block: 10 Reasons Why My Mentorship Program is Sicker Than Yo’ Average

New Girl on the Block: 10 Reasons Why My Mentorship Program is Sicker Than Yo’ Average

| March 21, 2017

Mentorship is the greatest contribution I can make with my life. My co-founder, Safia Bartholomew, and I have been operating New Girl on the Block, for over a year and it’s been one hell of a ride. Over 80 women in 5 countries have been positively impacted and the number is growing steadily. By this […]

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How I Made Over $40,000 from My Side Hustle In 1 Year

How I Made Over $40,000 from My Side Hustle In 1 Year

| March 14, 2017

The actual dollar amount is $41,559.00 – which is the gross income I earned in 2016 (this does not include my income from my corporate career – strictly my side hustles). If you don’t know what gross income means, it is the amount of salary or wages paid to the individual by an employer (my […]

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Why Every Woman Should Have F.U. Money

Why Every Woman Should Have F.U. Money

| March 2, 2017

I have been working in Corporate Canada for nearly a decade. Six of those years, I’ve also been a business owner and this has afforded me additional income. I feel very strongly about women putting themselves in positions to win. Learn how to make money outside of your 9-5 because although your job may determine your […]

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The Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Done To Be Considered For My Dream Job

The Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Done To Be Considered For My Dream Job

| February 28, 2017

I’m not better than anyone, my focus is just different. When I really want something I’m willing to do almost anything to get it especially if it involves something I am most passionate about. No matter what age or stage, goal setting is important. And every time I achieve one, it empowers me to reach […]

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