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A guide to dealing with mom-guilt for entrepreneurs

Let me start by saying: mom-guilt is a thing. Whether you are a mother to children or pets, or a caretaker to a different loved one: women tend to feel guilty a lot…   This morning was particularly bad for me. When I drop off the kids at daycare, we have this ritual where they hop […]

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Where are you on the introvert–extravert spectrum?

A big part of personal leadership is knowing and understanding yourself. For all that you are, but also for the things that you aren’t.  When I work with clients, one of the biggest eye openers is always around the introvert – extravert spectrum. Many have an idea of where they are, but fall short in the […]

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Are you a leader or a hero?

Running your own business, or a team, can feel lonely at times. It can also be the perfect position to get stuck in a draining role: playing the hero. This blog is about the difference between being a leader and playing the hero, and why it’s so important to be able to tell the difference.Being […]

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Stop push push pushing!

Back when I was in med-school, I did two years of clinical rotations. And even though I knew quite early on that my specialty was most likely not going to be a surgical one, I looked forward to my gynaecology rotation.  I had seen many births in TV shows and movies and it always seemed […]

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Why ‘charge what you’re worth’ is THE worst business advice

I have yet to meet the first service provider who doesn’t have to constantly fight the urge to overdeliver and undercharge. When clients start working with me, one of their goals is often phrased along the lines of ‘starting to charge what they’re worth’. That goal never ever makes it to our final list of goals. […]

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