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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A daily dose of inspiration: (Mindset Reboot)

Some days are rough. Days when nothing goes right and you feel like you’re doing everything wrong. You know those days when you just want to go to bed and live under your covers for the rest of the day. But even on those days, you’re doing great.

Those hard days are filled with lessons that make you better and stronger and wiser. Instead of looking at everything that’s going wrong look for those bright moments to see the good in a bad situation. When we focus on the good we discover that sometimes what went wrong is really leading us in the right direction and revealing a new path to reach our goal. Embrace each day no matter what it throws at you and see the good in everything and remember tomorrow is a new day.

You are as healthy as your habits: (Here’s why…)

To many the word ‘health’ refers to our immediate medical state, it is by definition: the state of being free from illness or injury. But apart from that, the way in which we manoeuvre our daily activities have only recently directed importance to the contribution of attaining long-term health. We’ve for many years associated the idea of good health with a more traditional notion of not being in pain of a physical form or plagued by a life-threatening disease and while this is true, with the advent of more thought-provoking medical research, experts explore the topic of habitual lifestyles as a measure of promoting overall good health, wellbeing – the paradox of topics that contribute to not only cases of diagnosis but of preventative self-care.

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Volunteering: (It’s the time we give to recognise new frontiers)

As the week nears vibrantly into the weekend I find it noteworthy to mention one person in particular that has quite unknowingly I suspect filled me with great inspiration over the last month. An inspiration that has teetered at my very core, forcing me to believe in the parts of myself I once wasn’t sure I wanted to share with the world, just yet anyway. –My quiet creativity, expertise and love of the web arts and branding like a boss. However, with recent events in the Memphrémagog region, I feel it is time to make good on this challenge.

IMG_5872So, who could really inspire someone this way and be humble about it? For starters someone who understands what leadership is truly about, someone who has earned their bragging rights without bragging and someone who not only speaks with conviction but has the will and wisdom to make things happen. I’m talking about Madam Manon Couture. For those who are new to her activities, she’s the Directrice General of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Magog-Orford and my boss a few days a week at least while I render my time with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Magog-Orford, in the hopes of better perfecting my linguistic skills in French and integrating into the business scene of the Memphrémagog and Orford regions, my new fortress.

The experience itself volunteering is humbling and as a woman in business who has managed numerous undertakings with companies all over the world, the presentation of a mutual collaboration with Madam Couture of the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie Magog-Orford -: a not-for-profit organisation proves rewarding as a collective effort of talent, minds and entrepreneurial opportunities are in constant flow.

The Chambre de commerce et d’industrie Magog-Orford facets a collage of advantages its members can entertain in facilitating new leads, technology and inter-community benefits found within the Eastern Townships of Quebec. Real-time tools business owners and executives can use for added success.

Being a part of this activity has definitely stimulated a vital chain of activity in my domain. Recently, I had the pleasure to plan in collaboration with the Directrice General, the Mayoress of Memphrémagog annual  Dinner, an event that has run most recently a successful night of networking, entrepreneurial exchange, town projections and great dining! The orchestration was beautiful and proved quite promising for the future of the region.


As a new member of the community myself having recently moved to this destination required rebuilding my formation and recalibrating my thoughts. Instead, I am now able to focus on the aspects of my life that should be given preference and for this reason, I have in this process launched a Marketing & Branding Formation that aims to help business owners and executives better identify with their product and their business philosophy by adaptable lifestyle simulations.

It’s been a continual pleasure getting to know the people of my new neighbourhood and I welcome readers to keep an eye out for some of my latest topics on: –

➵ Attitude for Success

➵ What’s better than money?

➵ When in doubt, Volunteer

You need a Plan, not just Thoughts

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