Mental toughness: how to overcome a set back

Now that you're 2x weeks into 2017 (and many of us are turning an insane 2016 around) the goals and aspirations that you've set for this year are becoming more real. Challenges crop up, our motivation occasionally takes a nose dive and set backs do happen. Maybe you missed a couple of gym sessions because … Continue reading Mental toughness: how to overcome a set back

6 Reasons You Need to Take a Holiday

We live in world where people are more concerned with the quality of their work than their physical and emotional wellbeing. Sad, isn't it? We're now more concerned about our livlihood than ever before. There are plenty of social and economical factors that have contributed to this shift in behaviour  but in this shift, we … Continue reading 6 Reasons You Need to Take a Holiday

11 Ways to Know That You’re a Writer (as told by GIFs)

When you're doing what you love, it's pretty easy to just pick up habits without even realising it. From the countless notebooks to the bins over flowing with scrunched up pieces of paper, there are some habits that all writers can relate to. So, here's a list of 11 ways to know that you're writer... … Continue reading 11 Ways to Know That You’re a Writer (as told by GIFs)

7 Differences Between Busy and Productive People

There is a difference between having a lot of things to do and getting a lot done. But, we're often told that being busy must mean that you're productive.  Wrong. Productive by definition means "achieving a significant amount or result". While busy is "having a great deal to do or keeping oneself occupied". They very difference … Continue reading 7 Differences Between Busy and Productive People

Are you making these traffic-killing mistakes?

Blogging is anything but easy. It can be tough trying to keep your head above water when you have so much to take into consideration. From design to producing content and keeping a consistent tone of voice, it is very easy to make simple mistakes that can affect your chances of being seen and remembered. … Continue reading Are you making these traffic-killing mistakes?

BizGalz recap: Encouraging cultural sisterhood with Black Girl Magik

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Diversity is something to be celebrated and embraced. It’s also an opportunity for people, from a number of backgrounds, to come together and support one another. This means so much more than simply starting a conversation. It means making a conscious effort to understand, that while we all share similarities, that we can definitely learn from our differences. Last week our guest Shydeia Caldwell, Founder of Black Girl Magik, spoke to the BizGalz community about cultural sisterhood and what we can do to encourage it. Here’s what they had to say:

Diversity is important because it allows us to learn about experiences that we are unfamiliar with. We become more open to different views and can see how valid all walks of life are.

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