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why i went to work yesterday

This year on International Women's Day, women around the world took the day off work as a one-day demonstration of economic solidarity. Their goal is to highlight the economic power and significance that women have in the US and global economies, while calling attention to the economic injustices women and gender nonconforming people continue to face.  As many who know me would rightly assume, this is a cause I stand behind with pride. 

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six realities of dating when you're an entrepreneur

Dating and building your business is not always easy. Your time is precious and a lot of responsibility falls on your shoulders. It’s up to you to pay the bills, pay your staff and keep the business growing. This often leaves room for little else. But it’s important to find balance as an entrepreneur, and that includes nurturing the personal relationships in your life.

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why you need a bbf

You wouldn't think a low-stress certified doggie daycare business and a public relations freelancer would have that much in common. Really, they are such different businesses. But when it comes down to it, Stefania of Mindful Mutts and I have so many similar experiences, struggles, joys, and lessons learned. It honestly makes perfect sense that she has become my 'BBF'. 

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the first vibrant lives foundation award has finally been awarded

For those who don't know, or are newer to In A SequoiaThe Vibrant Lives Foundation is my non-profit organization that looks to engage youth to end the stigma surrounding mental illness, and ultimately mental health in general. If Public Relations freelancing is my career passion, and In A Sequoia is my creative heartbeat, then Vibrant Lives is the blood that courses through my veins. It's something I could never let go and a calling I need to fulfill while on this Earth. 

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5 tips to holding yourself accountable

One of the scary thoughts for many of us branching out to be a bad-ass boss babe is the question of how to hold ourselves accountable. After all, there's no supervisor or manager to watch over you, ensuring you keep your focus on your work. You're all on your own. How are you going to keep your eye on the prize, day in and day out, as you work to grow your business or side hustle? 

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