Don’t discount yourself: Up your offer (60 seconds read)

Have you recently started a new project? Have you moved beyond the one-off freelance to actual business projects where you get paid through your official channels? Now you’re excited and you don’t want to lose your clients so you think maybe I’ll keep my prices extra low or give in to ever mouth twist or raise of an eyebrow. Right? Wrong!

You’re not alone. There are so many talented entrepreneurs who have worked so hard for their big break and when they finally get it they start to think of drastic ways of keeping their newly found clients’ byways that actually do more harm than good.

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The Golden Rule: To Living A High Energy Life ( 60 seconds read )

I was asked today in a Meeting with a client while we had a coffee break—“ how do You maintain such a high energy level” and he wasn’t talking about the energy in which I keep up with life, but the energy I add to everything around me. The enthusiasm.

I couldn’t tell you I didn’t know what he was asking because I try to live my life as conscious as I possibly can.

—As clear and participative to the decisions I make. Because no one wants to go through life floating, to one day wake up and say, —“how the heck did I get here?”

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The Power of Brand Culture: In (Gender-Equality) discussions

Two days ago I read a shared LinkedIn post from a young lady insisting that a job advertised encouraging “Female Applicants” was “Gender Bias” and not creating Job Equality. It went on to note – ” if we want to preach Equality as women, posts highlighting ‘Female Applicants Encouraged to Apply’ is counterproductive to acquiring ‘Gender Equality’.

The post required the filling of a senior corporate role in the Banking Industry in one of London’s largest corporations long known for its male-driven Board of Directors. I understood the argument at-a-glance, but it perked my interest to learn more about precisely what the company hoped to achieve and why they would see the need to publicly encourage female applications.

-They had not done so before, so why now?

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