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Growing In Gratitude Wherever We’re Planted {Video}

Hi there, in today's video post I'm sharing two things: a bit on my quest to grow in gratitude daily an invitation to join the joy journey and hop on the thankfulness train starting right where you are As I mentioned a few times here and on IG, this blog started in a tough season… Continue reading Growing In Gratitude Wherever We’re Planted {Video}

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The Recipe For A Successful Business And A Purposeful Life by Sasky Louison {Guest Post}

It's guest post time again. Singer, Musical Playwright and Blogger, Sasky Louison from beautiful St. Lucia joins us today to share another sunny story to brighten your day and encouragement for your entrepreneurial journey. "I was about 10 years old when I recognised that I had a true passion for writing. Not only did I have… Continue reading The Recipe For A Successful Business And A Purposeful Life by Sasky Louison {Guest Post}

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Cosy Cafes To Cool Down in Bridgetown, Barbados

Working from home is a discipline. Going to an office on a daily basis also requires discipline, but we're a lot less likely to put up our feet in pockets of free time or synchronize file uploads with laundry loads in public places. In between home duties and work tasks, at some point, all (or… Continue reading Cosy Cafes To Cool Down in Bridgetown, Barbados

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Sister To Sister – Choosing Encouragement Over Envy And Community Over Isolation

There isn’t a woman I know who doesn’t have a journey of bright highlights and heartbreaking challenges, beautiful smiles and oceans of tears, bestie memories and betrayal let-downs, wonderful surprises and painful trials, confidence-injections and insecurity battles, celebration moments and passing storms, things to look forward to, things to breathe past and things long gone.… Continue reading Sister To Sister – Choosing Encouragement Over Envy And Community Over Isolation

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All About That Content – Beyond The Business

It's a new day and I'm giving thanks. It's not always automatic - thanksgiving, that is...sometimes the breaking news of the day can break your heart for a season. But right this minute, I'm giving thanks. One of the many things I enjoy about blogging is a certain word that always comes up: content. From… Continue reading All About That Content – Beyond The Business

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‘Muddy Shoes And A Bright Idea’ by Sasky Louison {Inspiration For Aspiring Business Owners}

Hi there, it's a new day in the 'Celebrate A Sister' series. Today's special guest heralds from an island next door, somewhere between 108-111 miles away. She shares a page in her story that's sure to inspire aspiring entrepreneurs and bring at least one bright smile to your day. And yes, encouragement is included. Meet… Continue reading ‘Muddy Shoes And A Bright Idea’ by Sasky Louison {Inspiration For Aspiring Business Owners}

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Be On Schedule Without Being A Hostage To Time {encouragement}

Hiii, it's been about 3 weeks my last post, which is pretty interesting considering the title. i didn't forget about y'all in the least, but there are 'nuff posts here to munch on and work through in the archives. i was also on a limited phone-use regime (6-7 minutes total a day.) A big welcome… Continue reading Be On Schedule Without Being A Hostage To Time {encouragement}

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Q & A – From Employee to Entrepreneur, Group Organization & Tapping Into Passive Income {Video}

Hi there, in today's post and video we're tending to 3 questions that came in about: Moving from being an employee to an entrepreneur Coordinating a group to successfully complete an assignment Growing from starving artist to thriving creative entrepreneur Viewing tip: replies to questions are at these points in the video so you can… Continue reading Q & A – From Employee to Entrepreneur, Group Organization & Tapping Into Passive Income {Video}

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Personal Development Training For Entrepreneurs

Hi sweet peeps, how's your week so far? I hope bright, but if it happens to be a tough time, compassion to you. Leading a business while growing through a challenging season is taxing on the brain; it tugs on the heart and filters into the mind. If that's where you are right now, you're… Continue reading Personal Development Training For Entrepreneurs

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Freelancer Top Task Management Tips For Client Referrals & Repeat Business {Video}

How's your day so far and how is business? Let's talk freelancing and timing. As a work-from-home-or-anywhere entrepreneur, it's important to 'follow-through' on what you say you'll do, in a timely fashion. Please don't get nervous. Today's 5-minute video isn't about perfection; it's about top task management tips that can generate client referrals and repeat business with… Continue reading Freelancer Top Task Management Tips For Client Referrals & Repeat Business {Video}

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By The Work Of Her Hands – Fashion with Sheldene Brathwaite {Podcast}

Hi there. Many people think that in order to be an entrepreneur you need to be an extrovert, but that's not so. Today's post and podcast episode highlight a new guest in the 'Celebrate A Sister' series, Sheldene Brathwaite. She was a shy person who had to step out in faith to start her businesses… Continue reading By The Work Of Her Hands – Fashion with Sheldene Brathwaite {Podcast}

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Sharing one message through many social media avenues

Hey there, if social media is a key part of your online business plan, you're likely to enjoy the fruit of today's message. Let's talk about language, social media, message and community for a moment. Alright so, in terms of platforms (not a fan of the word, but hey) we'll walk through 7 today: YouTube… Continue reading Sharing one message through many social media avenues

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Journey Of A Writer – Interview with Linda M. Deane {PODCAST}

It's time for a new feature in the 'Celebrate A Sister' series. Meet Linda M. Deane, a storyteller, writer, publisher, mum and co-founding director of an innovative organization, ArtsEtc. In today's episode, Linda walks us through her interesting journey with words and invites us into the mind and life of a diligent wordsmith and literary event… Continue reading Journey Of A Writer – Interview with Linda M. Deane {PODCAST}

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Encouragement For Those Days When…

Showing genuine appreciation is so important in how others...how we experience and receive care, compassion and encouragement. Very often WE like to receive, yet so many of us seldom take a step forward...to be vulnerable yet brave...to reach out and say, “I appreciate you” or even two little words that mean so much - “thank… Continue reading Encouragement For Those Days When…

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A Workshop On The Brain And Insight Into How It Works – meet The Mc Kenzie Project

Hi there, how are you today? Quick question: What weighs 2% of your body weight or an average of 3lbs? Here's hoping that you made the connection between the blog post title, the question and the answer. It's possible, however, that while some thought the answer to be immediately obvious, maybe there was someone who… Continue reading A Workshop On The Brain And Insight Into How It Works – meet The Mc Kenzie Project

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Finding Your Ideal Client, Making The Connection & Growing Your Business {VIDEO}

Your Business, your Ideal Client and your Wellness; there's a connection, especially if you're an entrepreneur who is directly interacting with your customers. Here's the post where I mention that and also promised to share the video featured here today. In it, we'll take a light walk through a .PDF I compiled, that comes with keys to… Continue reading Finding Your Ideal Client, Making The Connection & Growing Your Business {VIDEO}

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The “Sparkle” workshop experience – refreshment session and tech lesson for creative entrepreneurs

Hi there, a bright day with a sunny update for you. As most of you may know by now, "Sparkle" workshop is our seasonal gathering in Barbados, for a small group of likeminded ladies who are ready to take a stride forward in their creative career in a light atmosphere, while sipping a hot drink… Continue reading The “Sparkle” workshop experience – refreshment session and tech lesson for creative entrepreneurs

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Be the Boss of your Phone – not the other way around {encouragement}

Remember when BBs came to town? Blackberries - the phone, not the fruit. i remember the first time that shrill triple alert resonated through the room, "pweep-pweep-pweep!" and even then, had the thought that this whole phone thing could become an annoyance if not managed. Is your phone bossing you around? Is it your phone,… Continue reading Be the Boss of your Phone – not the other way around {encouragement}

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You don’t have to be rough, to be in business – choose joy & remember your wellness {encouragement}

A bright day to you reading this, Y'know - so many people are asking about the qualities and traits of a 'successful' entrepreneur and there really is no cookie-cutter explanation or one-size fits all answer, but there are some things to consider when choosing your approach to being an entrepreneur and aligning that with the… Continue reading You don’t have to be rough, to be in business – choose joy & remember your wellness {encouragement}

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From Busy On The Road To Quietly Working-From-Home – Pacing Housework with Business Duties

Working from home is an interesting experience, with its fair share of perks, challenges and adventures. You ever have the compulsion to just go for a walk or drive anywhere or edit the design and tempo of your day whenever you're inspired to? Well, you can when you work-from-home, for the most part. Still, it… Continue reading From Busy On The Road To Quietly Working-From-Home – Pacing Housework with Business Duties

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Be Your Sisters’ Keeper by Tarryn Leigh {Guest Post}

It's a fresh new season in the 'Celebrate A Sister' series and our first guest for 2019 joins us from Zimbabwe. Tinaye (ishe) Tarryn Leigh is the founder of 'Rhema' an encouragement and devotional group for women and today we carved out time to record this podcast episode for you. Sis, you're gonna wanna make a… Continue reading Be Your Sisters’ Keeper by Tarryn Leigh {Guest Post}

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Spaghetti with smoked tuna in salsa and cheese sauce {recipe}

Hiya, it's been a minute since i shared a recipe here, and it sure isn't because i haven't been in the kitchen. That's one of my top destinations in the house and can i tell you something? Food posts from my cosy kitchen  tend to be the most visited posts here and on Facebook -… Continue reading Spaghetti with smoked tuna in salsa and cheese sauce {recipe}

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To Blog Or Not To Blog – Pacing Online Posts With Real Life Moments

Have you ever had a wonderful memory that wasn't filmed or recorded but was still fabulous? If 'it's a yes' for you, same here. Yesterday I went for the annual lunch and laugh with dear amigos from Denmark who have got to be by now the most famous and beloved Danish couple in Bim. Y'all,… Continue reading To Blog Or Not To Blog – Pacing Online Posts With Real Life Moments

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Sisterly Love And Intentional Expressions of Kindness {Video}

Hey, how's your day so far? i hope bright - if it happens not to be so at the moment, lots of compassion to you. This real-life story of everyday kindness may encourage you: The other day i went to town to take care of an errand and on the way, saw a woman who used… Continue reading Sisterly Love And Intentional Expressions of Kindness {Video}

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A refreshing gathering for creative women – “Sparkle” workshop

Hiya, hope your day was bright and if not, I hope your 'now' is light. It's workshop prep time, with "Sparkle" coming up around the corner on February 24th in sunny Barbados. (insert bright smile here.) One of the many fabulous things about these gatherings is the: vibe of encouragement shared appetite for learning together… Continue reading A refreshing gathering for creative women – “Sparkle” workshop

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Above And Beyond Our Business Plans

It's healthy to plan with the time we've been gifted, but nothing can ever beat or surpass the ultimate plan of God who is not defined by or confined to time. I didn't always think this way and don't have the right to judge you if you think otherwise...but it would be so cool if… Continue reading Above And Beyond Our Business Plans

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Who Knew English Could Be So Much Fun – And So Handy In Life & Business? Here’s How

Hey, how are you today? First lemme start by saying that sometimes English actually annoys me - not the language itself, but having to be all conscious and meticulous about tense, word placement, conjugation, spelling, context, effective messaging - ugh! Sometimes it's borderline unappealing and I'd much rather hum or sing a melody, dance out… Continue reading Who Knew English Could Be So Much Fun – And So Handy In Life & Business? Here’s How

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How To Prepare For A Music Conference In 5 Sure Steps {Podcast}

Today's topic springs from my eBook "How To Prepare For A Music Conference In 5 Sure Steps" that outlines key prep-steps designed to help artists and other music professionals: maximize the business opportunity of attending a music conference prepare for your trip, and navigate the whole process without being overwhelmed overcome nerves when preparing for… Continue reading How To Prepare For A Music Conference In 5 Sure Steps {Podcast}

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Overcoming Online & Real-Life Stage-Fright To Share Your Message Bravely

Hiya, how're you today? Here's a new podcast episode for you. Today's topic is... 'Overcoming Online & Real-Life Stage-Fright To Share Your Message Bravely.' It's a 10:37 minute listen so I'll transcribe some of the highlights here for ya, ok? Some prefer listening and some 'take' more to reading so feel free to pick which… Continue reading Overcoming Online & Real-Life Stage-Fright To Share Your Message Bravely

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Breathing Exercise for Refreshment {Podcast}

Hi there, I took a little blogging siesta, and am ready for a bright new season after a challenging week: Quick question: when's the last time you remember taking a full, refreshing breath? Breath is an amazing gift that we often take for granted. It seems (like now) that we do it so effortlessly, yet… Continue reading Breathing Exercise for Refreshment {Podcast}

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Connecting And Communicating With Your Ideal Client – Why That Matters & How It Relates To Your Wellness

Hi there, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas season and today was bright for you. Have you been hearing these two words singing in your ears left, right n' center in life and online - ideal client - ideal client? If you're like me, you might not necessarily gravitate towards buzzwords (or movies for… Continue reading Connecting And Communicating With Your Ideal Client – Why That Matters & How It Relates To Your Wellness

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Understanding Your Gifts & Embracing Their Purpose {Encouragement}

Sharing a little reminder today...in case you've forgotten, are having any doubts or are going through a tough time... you ARE GIFTED... and there is a PURPOSE for your life as creative entrepreneurs, sometimes gifts can be placed in the spotlight and business elevated to an entity. But sis, you are more than your business...more… Continue reading Understanding Your Gifts & Embracing Their Purpose {Encouragement}

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Enduring With Cheer & Persevering With Grace by Faith Bascombe {Podcast Guest}

A bright new day to all of you, Have you ever wondered what 'perseverance' actually means, and why our approach to it so very important to life in general, and our journey as an entrepreneur? Introducing a new guest in the "Celebrate A Sister" series - Faith Bascombe, a trained nail technician and entrepreneur in Barbados. Faith… Continue reading Enduring With Cheer & Persevering With Grace by Faith Bascombe {Podcast Guest}

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Pacing Yourself, Getting Perspective & Persevering by: Selena Dodson – Certified Life & Wellness Coach {Guest Post}

As we come to the end of one year and prepare by grace, to greet a new one, some may be smiling in anticipation while others may need a word of encouragement to make it through the day or beyond a challenging time. The thing that makes uplifting words so essential is the fact that… Continue reading Pacing Yourself, Getting Perspective & Persevering by: Selena Dodson – Certified Life & Wellness Coach {Guest Post}

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Time Management Tip on Finding Personal Space by Margaret R. Niles, PhD {Podcast Guest}

Hi there, it's with joy that i introduce today's guest in the "Celebrate A Sister" series, a gracious lady who shares insight and sound advice on... Finding Personal Space As a devoted wife and mother, and work-from-home entrepreneur, Margaret R. Niles, PhD knows what it's like to prioritize time with your family while growing your… Continue reading Time Management Tip on Finding Personal Space by Margaret R. Niles, PhD {Podcast Guest}

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Blogging Benefits, Prep-Steps and Key Planning Resources {VIDEO}

Ever wondered what the big fuss is about blogging? Well, this video shares some encouragement and insight into the WHY of blogging - while listing some of the many benefits and keys to consistency. i started this blog in March of 2013, and it's been (and still is) an adventure, growth exercise, creative business hub, and… Continue reading Blogging Benefits, Prep-Steps and Key Planning Resources {VIDEO}

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Talk Show Host & Published Author shares on Broadcasting ~ {Guest post by: Careen Carlton}

Hi there, it's time for a new feature in the "Celebrate A Sister' series. Our guest post today is by an effervescent creative entrepreneur who uses her voice, words, bright attitude, and social media platforms to connect with her audience. First, a little bio pre-roll so you can get acquainted: Careen Carlton has been a radio personality… Continue reading Talk Show Host & Published Author shares on Broadcasting ~ {Guest post by: Careen Carlton}

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3 Tips to Align Your Business With Your Wellness (finding refreshment & avoiding burnout)

Today's post shares on how we can invite wellness into the design of our business.  Being an entrepreneur is a journey that requires endurance, so we constantly need to carve out purposeful pockets of time for refreshment along the way. Y'all, stress is a real factor that affects so many around the world, for many… Continue reading 3 Tips to Align Your Business With Your Wellness (finding refreshment & avoiding burnout)

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Take A Deep Breath {refreshment}

When last do you remember taking a deep breath?This isn’t a contest...it’s an invitation to take one now. Breath is something we tend to take for granted. Deep breaths(from the diaphragm especially): bring clarity calm the mind relieve stress help the immune system revitalize the skin create an automatic environment for gratitude to grow Join… Continue reading Take A Deep Breath {refreshment}

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How To Use Trello Project Management App {VIDEO}

Hey ladies! Have a ton of to-dos and looking for a more effective way to map your schedule? In this video, i'll walk you through project management application, 'Trello' and outline steps to assist you with: scheduling your tasks outlining goals penciling-in refreshment mapping the areas of your life Gentle reminder that we're not designed… Continue reading How To Use Trello Project Management App {VIDEO}

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“Sparkle” Brunch & Workshop – Barbados {Podcast}

Hi y'all, whatever time or season it is where you are, i hope it's bright. Today's post shares a podcast review of Sunday's refreshing gathering for enterprising women, called "Sparkle." The pics that you'll see here showcase the decorating gift of a grace-filled friend who shines quietly behind the scenes, yet her God-given talent shines… Continue reading “Sparkle” Brunch & Workshop – Barbados {Podcast}

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Food Entrepreneur and encouragement-ambassador, Kim Haynes means business – Guest post {Podcast}

Ladies, i'm glad you're here. Set down that mug or glass 'cause this new podcast episode is gonna compel you to jump outta your seat and run onto the tarmac of your life and sail with open arms and a fresh perspective. Kim Haynes means business, and shares a bit of her journey as a culinary… Continue reading Food Entrepreneur and encouragement-ambassador, Kim Haynes means business – Guest post {Podcast}

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*NEW* Course For Women Who Want To Nurture, Fine-Tune & Share Their Writing Skills ~ “Ready Writer”

Hi there, you with the calling to write that book, start that blog, or journal consistently. The “Ready Writer” course is NOW open for Registration This 4wk coaching journey is designed for women who aspire to nurture their writing gift, sharpen their skills, be inspired, and share their message in print or online. Write That Blog… Continue reading *NEW* Course For Women Who Want To Nurture, Fine-Tune & Share Their Writing Skills ~ “Ready Writer”

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How To Set A Writing Rhythm for Your Book, Blog, or Journaling journey {Video}

Hi there, today's VIDEO post shares some insight, encouragement and writing prompts for women who are called to write & share. Now, before you watch, this is the debut of our Soup, Salad, Sushi & Sunshine sessions - so don't be too surprised when you see the l'il green bowl make a steady appearance. Sooo...make… Continue reading How To Set A Writing Rhythm for Your Book, Blog, or Journaling journey {Video}

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Lessons on business from ‘Global Entrepreneurship’ Grand Salle event

Entrepreneurship is a muscle-building experience. It's also a fabulous adventure, yet it isn't for everyone, and that's totally cool. Though we all have gifts, some are best or happiest expressed as hobbies, small circle activities, seasonal activities or deeds of service. Running and growing an enterprise while serving your audience consistently well, is a responsibility...businesses don't… Continue reading Lessons on business from ‘Global Entrepreneurship’ Grand Salle event

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Joy in Business & good Customer Service {Part I}

Have you ever shopped at a place where the service was horrible? Maybe you were greeted with a grunt or a facial expression of indifference, or treated at if your visit was an interruption to a 'juicy' conversation, and your service wasn't in direct relation to someone's salary. We're on our way to a bright… Continue reading Joy in Business & good Customer Service {Part I}