Posts in Intention
Getting Started with Self-Promotion: The Sharing of Success and Self

It can be challenging to promote yourself and share pieces of your life that make you feel vulnerable to judgment. That said, it is important for people to know what you are capable of and for you to push past the discomfort that can come with self-promotion. This post will help you with tactics to identify the barriers that stop you from self-promoting, reframe the vision of what sales looks like, create a self-promotion strategy (including a downloadable worksheet), and utilize the champions in your circle to help raise awareness around all the neat things that you are doing.

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8 Approaches to Intentional Networking

Networking events don’t have to be painful endeavors. If you are intentional about which events you attend, why you are attending, and how you approach each conversation, they can be very powerful in helping you to meet awesome new people and build great relationships. Get more out of the networking events you attend by using these 8 approaches and download a free spreadsheet template to help plan your event schedule.

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Building a Mentorship Network: Part 3 – How to be a Good Mentor

Being a mentor is hard! You have to find your inner mentor, understand the role that your mentee is looking for you to fill, go against your instincts to try and fix everything, shut up and listen and then ask a million questions without giving into the urge to tell them what to do. Whew! Learn five tactics that might help you to bite your tongue and get as much context on the situation as possible so you can give your mentee the best mentorship possible.

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Overcoming Impostor Syndrome, aka Shutting Up the Jerk in Your Head

Have you ever felt like you don’t deserve your success? Is it easy to discount your success as luck or good timing? Have you ever felt like you were a fraud, tricking others into thinking you were better than you actually are? You might suffer from impostor syndrome. Learn four tools/ideas that can help you overcome impostor syndrome and realize how awesome you really are.

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Battling the Culture of Busy: Part 5 – Self-care

It is easy to get stuck in the hamster-wheel of the day-to-day and run yourself ragged. There are always a million thins to do and it is hard to make time for ourselves. However, just as I believe that being busy is a choice, I believe self-care is too. I also believe that that you can be busy and take care of yourself at the same time. Learn three tactics that can help you be more intentional about making self-care a part of your life.

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Battling the Culture of Busy: Part 4 – Prioritization & Decision-Making

Even the best list, is still just a list. It can be difficult to decide where to start and which items to do in what order. Add in some decision fatigue and if feels like you might as well just turn on Netflix and binge-watch Jessica Jones for all you are going to accomplish. But wait! Prioritization and decision-making, like many of the tactics and tools I have shared in my other posts, are often challenges in identifying a process to follow. In this post, you will learn four processes that will help you be more intentional about how you prioritize and make decisions.

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Battling the Culture of Busy: Part 3 – Task Management

Out of our countless emails and meetings come the many tasks that we have to complete each day. As the lists get longer and the day-to-day demands on our time become more intense, it can be overwhelming to manage these tasks in an intentional way. Often it becomes a situation where whichever one is the biggest fire/squeakiest wheel gets our attention and some tasks never see the light of day. It doesn’t have to be this way. In this post, you will learn 3 ways to be more intentional about how you manage your tasks so you can actually get things done!

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Battling the Culture of Busy: Part 2 – Better Meetings

After email, for many of us, meetings are another great time vortex in our first-world lives. Despite big part of our professional lives, there is a perception built into our business culture that meetings are a complete waste of time. While there can be great benefit to bringing people together to talk through something, without direction, the meeting is likely to fail at achieving its purpose. Learn 5 ways to have more effective, intentional meetings.

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Battling the Culture of Busy: Part 1 – Email Management and Organization

It could be argued that email is one of the greatest time vortexes of our first-world lives. For many of us, our email habits are completely passive and there is a complete lack of intentionality. While an amazing tool for communication, it has also become an incredible source of distraction. Learn five ways you can be more intentional about managing your email.

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