Imposter syndrome is a really fascinating phenomenon and while most research I’ve read points it to be an individual issue, from my experience, it stems from being in environments where my accolades and abilities are questioned because of other people’s pre-existing biases. I did not always experience imposter syndrome but after spending 90% of my time in industries and arenas steeped in misogyny and patriarchal systems I find it very hard to accept my accolades and expertise for what they are: Absolutely great and relevant.
“Personal development is a lifelong process. It’s a way for people to assess their skills and qualities, consider their aims in life and set goals in order to realize and maximize their potential.”
Growing your business also means growing as a person both personally and professionally. It is one of the most important things you can do to become a successful leader. Your MINDSET is key to personal development. Believe you can, and you will! So let's check out some of our favourite PD books that are a MUST in your book collection.
2020 is HERE and we're all trying to figure out our goals for the year and how we're going to crush them. Fitness, health, money, to do lists the length of our arms. I know that a lot of goal lists in general would read, "To have a better life." To most people this means more money, and more time, so we work more for more money to be able to take a little bit of time off for ourselves for the year, missing out on a lot more than we anticipated. Believe me. I know. I had been working 2 jobs for 2 years with a side hustle and I've missed out on a lot of opportunities and experiences. I quit my my part time job late 2018 because my side hustle gave me the FREEDOM and the MONEY to finally quit! It's allowed me to help pay off debt. I've now freed up time to do more things that will enrich my life. 2019 is ended on a high note and I am taking that momentum now into 2020. I am so in love with this opportunity that I've taken, that I want you to consider giving yourself this same gift…
Are you sick of all the other imitators? Don’t let the real one intimidate ya! When someone told me to follow DJ Khaled on Snapchat (DJKhaled305), I laughed and asked why I need to follow some rapper; I need enrichment, not sick flow. BOY, DID I STAND CORRECTED! (He’s not even a rapper HAHAHA.) DJ Khaled has become my unofficial life coach and favorite snapper...
As the world shifts into this age of online e commerce, people are building business’ from home and I’m seeing that more often than not, people throw in the towel all too quickly. We hear things like ‘the market is over saturated’, ‘nobody wants my stuff’, I could go on and on. The truth is, what these people aren’t realizing is: People don’t want things, they want solutions. They want experiences. They want to buy from YOU, not your company. I’ll tell you right now, every other woman in my town of 67,000 people sells products from my previous company. It's literally everywhere, and my little biz continues to grow EVERY. SINGLE. MONTH. Why? I have a Slight Edge...
Well well, Hello to all my lady bosses out there in #glowgetter land! How are y'all doing?
How many of you are huge into Personal Development? If not, why not? Are you scared to get into it? Or do you feel like it will tell you everything you have done up until now has been wrong for your business? Let me tell you, as long as you show up and make the effort and do what your customers like, then you have nothing to worry your pretty little face over!
So let's kick this off, shall we?? Here is one of my top 5 PD books I own!!
When it comes to personal development we like to explore all avenues of learning. Podcasts are an amazing resource because you can basically listen to them anywhere. Need to get your 10 minutes of daily PD in? Pop on an episode of one of these 7 podcasts in your car on your way to work. Maybe you need to get some exercise? Go for a walk and get some PD in through your ear buds. Getting ready in the morning? I know I've been obsessed with listening to covers of Linkin Park's 'Heavy' on repeat, but if you won't have time to read a book or listen to a podcast later, throw an episode on instead.
Here is our recommended list of podcasts by kick ass Boss Babes in no particular order:
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