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Hash Tag. GOALS. Why You Need A Plan To Achieve Them.

Hash Tag. GOALS. Why You Need A Plan To Achieve Them.

| December 31, 2016

Positive vibes currently fill my social media timelines. I love the energy and the high-spirited people who are excited to end one year and enter another. Despite what some of us had to endure in 2016, I truly believe that every day is another chance to feel brand new. So I haven’t necessarily been waiting […]

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You Can Still Be Poppin’ with a 9-5 (Here’s How I Manage My Time)

You Can Still Be Poppin’ with a 9-5 (Here’s How I Manage My Time)

| December 13, 2016

No one wants to work for ‘the man’  Honestly, give me a break. The best decision I made was to maintain a 9-5 while juggling my business ventures. It’s called side hustlin’ – educate yourself. I recently wrote a piece called Why Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Work a 9-5 Job (and Shut Up About It […]

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How an Assistant or Intern Can Be Beneficial to Your Business

How an Assistant or Intern Can Be Beneficial to Your Business

| December 11, 2016

In the past few months, nearly a dozen friends who run startups of their own have asked me about the benefits of having an assistant. We’ve had discussions about the pros and cons, the financial investment but most importantly the big question – “Am I at a point in my business to bring on staff?” […]

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4 Non-Negotiables I Use To Help Me Navigate Relationships with Men in the Business World

4 Non-Negotiables I Use To Help Me Navigate Relationships with Men in the Business World

| December 8, 2016

Girlfriend. Always remember, how you let a man into your space will determine how he behaves once he gets there. Years ago when I worked as a stylist in the music and entertainment industry, I constantly stood at a crossroads between right and wrong. My moral compass was always being tested. Working in a male-dominated industry […]

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4 Reasons Adding the Right People to Your Team Will Help Your Business Increase Profits & Decrease Stress

4 Reasons Adding the Right People to Your Team Will Help Your Business Increase Profits & Decrease Stress

| December 8, 2016

Delegate. Delegate. Delegate. That’s my winning secret to getting through each day. I have a ton on my plate. Not complaining at all btw. But when people ask me how I conquer my goals and get shit done – I keep it very real. This is not a one-woman show. There’s a monster of a […]

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My (Very Honest) Income Report + Smart Money Goals That Keep Me Driven

My (Very Honest) Income Report + Smart Money Goals That Keep Me Driven

| December 8, 2016

I have not kept any secrets from you. I’ve shared the worst of times and the best of times when it comes to my relationship with money. You’ve read everything from my frustration with trying to keep up with the Kardashians to my big announcement of homeownership and everything in between. The conversations you have […]

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Dazzle at your Next Meeting: How to Plan, Prepare & Meet Your Objectives

Dazzle at your Next Meeting: How to Plan, Prepare & Meet Your Objectives

| November 29, 2016

New Girl on the Block is a mentorship program but sicker than your average. I’ve mentored over 100 women in 6 countries which means I’ve sat in a lot of meetings whether it be skype, call or in-person. The photo above is me with some of the girls I mentor here in Toronto. With every […]

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7 Productivity Hacks I’ve Learned From Being A Personal Assistant to C-Level Executives

7 Productivity Hacks I’ve Learned From Being A Personal Assistant to C-Level Executives

| October 24, 2016

In addition to founding and operating 3 successful brands, what most people don’t know is that I still have a nine to five (that I love btw). When I tell people this, they are always surprised. One of my friends asked, “when do you sleep?” Another friend commented, “I would’ve never known because you run […]

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5 Big Mistakes I’ve Made As A Solo Entrepreneur

5 Big Mistakes I’ve Made As A Solo Entrepreneur

| August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

I am still here learning and trying, even after all my failures. I’ve come to realize that one mistake doesn’t have to rule your life and it can’t unless you let it. Maintaining this mentality has helped me learn to keep calm and carry on – as hard as it may be sometimes. My past […]

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Why Failing My High School Classes Set Me Up For Career Success

Why Failing My High School Classes Set Me Up For Career Success

| August 18, 2016

I totally bombed High School. I don’t recall ever achieving a single ‘A’ (and even a ‘B’) on record except for in Gym. There’s no way, dad would let me get away with not killin’ it in gym because I grew up playing high-performance sports my entire life. However, I never understood why that same […]

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