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February 2, 2018

The email came in just after 11 in the morning. “Could you please do this one very important thing that needs to get done today?” My client needed this “tiny” thing that would throw off my entire day and have me stressing to do everything I’d already committed to. Coul...

December 18, 2017

My name is Mel and I am a dead duck in the sea of creativity.  I want to share so much and for the last couple of days I have sat, stared at my screen, and then would go chose a new thing on my Le Tote or decide to email a client or start drinking… just kidding… ok may...

December 1, 2017

The topic of “Self Care” seems to be really hot right now, in fact I was just featured on a recent podcast to talk about it. However this isn’t going to be your typical “Self Care” article. I’m not going to tell you to go get a massage or a manicure, I’m not even going...

October 20, 2017

One of the biggest obstacles I run into with my clients, as well as myself, is this quest for the unicorn that is “work/life balance” and how overwhelming that quest is. Thanks to the Millennials, this term has become the buzzword of the century because it is so import...

September 8, 2017

“What did you learn over the summer?”  I know all of us have had to do this report for school at least once so I giggled when my mentor asked me to do the same thing.  I haven’t blogged since July because summers with my son are crazy.  Yes we traveled and saw family,...

July 14, 2017

In business, and in life, there are so many resources out there to better yourself.  Books, videos, podcasts, webinars, seminars, blogs, Coaches, etc.  Instant support on what you feel you need to be better at in order to be successful. The key is not just accessing th...

June 23, 2017

The past couple of months I have been surrounded by so many people making big decisions.  Deciding to get married, deciding to get divorced. Deciding to switch companies, deciding to leave their careers all together. Deciding to come out of the closet.  Life is always...

June 16, 2017

On Monday, June 12th, I celebrated my 36th birthday. On the left side of the picture below is me on my 35th birthday, on the right is me at 36. Besides the hair colour, which changes often by the way, and the amazing new tattoo on my right shoulder, externally there re...

June 9, 2017

Websters definition of Entrepreneur is “a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.”  A Father's definition, for any entrepreneur and wants to date their child, is “an unemployed dreamer...

May 19, 2017

For me there are two areas in my life that have the scariest unknowns, starting my own business and dating.  While I have been pretty successful in first, the later has been slowly but surely coming along. I can’t help but think how they are both related and learning h...

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