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5 steps to successfully transition from corporate life to entrepreneurship
When I decided to transition from corporate life to entrepreneurship, I wasn’t sure how to go about it, for the most part. For most, such a huge career transition is downright scary, if not close to impossible. Which is why it takes so many of us, myself included, so long to come to terms with it. Or even attempt it […]

5 Steps to Successfully Transition from Corporate Life to Entrepreneurship

3 Easy Ways to Take Your Business International
              Ready to take your business international? Operating an international business may seem daunting. Yet, if you are already operating a successful domestic company, you are in a good position to launch internationally. According to the Small Business Administration, two-thirds of the world’s purchasing power is in foreign countries. Here are three relatively easy […]

3 Easy Ways to Take Your Business International Today

Have a Side Hustle? 4 Things You Should Consider
              In this new economy, workers no longer expect to retire from the company at which they started their careers. Instead, people are moving from employer to employer and often participating in the gig economy. The gig economy, as defined by, is characterized by temporary flexible jobs performed by independent contractors, freelancers, or […]

Have a Side Hustle? 4 Business and Legal Aspects You Should Consider

How to Make Friends and Influence People in A Co-working Space
If you’re an entrepreneur or a remote worker, you may have visited or used a co-working space. Actually, it appears that people who use them do thrive more than people working in regular office spaces. From seeing their work as more meaningful to feeling part of a community and having more job control, people in co-working spaces just seem to […]

How to Make Friends and Influence People in A Co-working Space

At the BlogHer17 conference 2
This year, I attended my very first BlogHer conference in Orlando, after being encouraged to do so by my dear mentor Danyelle (check her out at The Cubicle Chick). The BlogHer conference is one of the biggest gatherings of content creators, social media influencers, and entrepreneurs in the US, garnering an attendance of over 2,000 women content creators every year […]

The Power of Being In the Room: 6 Powerful Lessons I Learnt from the #BlogHer17 ...

How to switch from an employee to an entrepreneur mindset
Have you been dreaming of building your own business? Are you hustling in your side business before and after work, creating your empire on the low? Are you ready to transition from employee to entrepreneur? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, you’re already going through what I call the shift. It’s that mind shift, that transition, during […]

How to switch from an employee to an entrepreneur mindset

   This past week, I had the pleasure to host my first workshop on creating a strong brand for your career and business. To say that I was intimidated is an understatement! After all, conducting a workshop, especially your very first one, requires you to be adequately prepared, stand in front of an audience, and deliver valuable information, preferably without […]

How to conduct your first workshop

The (Ugly) Reality About Being A Mompreneur
This post is part of a Working Mom series run by The Corporate Sister in honor of Mother’ Day. So you thought this entrepreneur thing would be all glitz and glam? That you’d finally get a full 8 hours of sleep while running your empire and keeping up with your weekly facials? The life of a successful, thriving mompreneur sporting […]

The (Ugly) Reality About Being A Mompreneur

How to turn your hobby intoa paying business
Got a hobby?If you do, (and yes, knitting ugly Christmas sweaters or counseling your desperate friends counts), there are actually some serious chances you could be turning those hours spent unwinding into some serious cash…Or at least some pocket money to buy the shoes, hook up your tired feet with a (much needed) pedicure, or pay off those pesky student […]

Got a hobby? How to turn what you love into a paying business

Lady Project Summit 2017 Recap 2
“You don’t have to have it all figured out before you dive in” – Lisa Jakub And so started this’ year’s Lady Project summit, which I had the pleasure of attending for the first time this past week-end in Providence, RI. And all I can say is ah-mazing! From the emotional opening keynote by writer Lisa Jakub, to Governor Gina Raymondo’s […]

The Lady Project Summit 2017 Recap

7 Steps to Plan Your Exit from Big Corporate
So it just hits you one day…After years in Big Corporate, doing the 9-to-5 thing, you’re finally ready to make the big JUMP into full-time entrepreneurship. Maybe up until now, you’ve been doing the side hustle thing here and there to lay the groundwork. But now, the anticipation is killing you, literally, and all you can think about is that […]

7 Steps to Plan Your Exit From Big Corporate

Disclosure: Please note this post contains affiliate links. So you decided to start your own business…You’ve thought about it long and hard, and are ready to set it up! Now all you need to get started are the right tools. As a side hustler myself, I’ve learnt from other successful entrepreneurs and have been using a few essential tools to run […]

5 Tools to Help You Start Building Your Business

Brand Identity Workbook
Disclosure: Please note this post has affiliate links. Whatever your career path or the kind of business you’re creating, branding holds a special, if not crucial place, in establishing yourself. From getting to know yourself in terms of your “why” and business motivations, to articulating your brand message and mission statement, determining your brand identity is a necessary and challenging […]

Review: #LaunchLove Brand Identity Workbook

Ready, set, go! A typical morning in the life of a corporatepreneur
You’ve heard the term “corporatepreneur” before…Basically, it’s just another term for “side hustler”, except said “side hustler” also happens to be doing the 9-to-5 thing in Big Corporate. Because, you know, bills gotta get paid, shoes bought, and some (shred of) sanity preserved…And that’s quite a few people out there, especially among 2o- and 30- something millennials who apparently are […]

Ready, Set, Go! A Typical Morning In The Life of A “Corporatepreneur”

3 Ways You Can Make More Time To Work On Your Side Hustle
By the time Kenya gets to work by 9am, she’s already worked two hours on her side business, got her kids ready for school and dropped each one of them off. If you’d see her shuffling her three bags through the office front door, make-up intact and hair flying, you’d hardly ever guess this woman is stretching her daily schedule […]

3 Ways You Can Make More Time To Work On Your Side Hustle

How to Start A Side Hustle While Working Full-Time
If you ever see my girl Kayla running out of work, sneakers on, hair in a bun, gym bag in tow, you’d think she’s racing to make it to the gym after-hours. And you’d be right too…Four days a week, Kayla leaves her 9-to-5 to go teach her usual fitness class. Under the gym outfit and the athletic demeanor, very […]

How to Start A Side Hustle While Working Full-Time

Should you quit your job to follow your dreams, or build your business on the side? 1
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Remember when they asked you the question, as a young kid. And you’d let your mind wander, your eyes shining with anticipation as you imagined all the possibilities. Astronaut, circus clown, superhero, doctor, soccer player, pianist… Then life happened, decisions were made, and you found yourself behind a crowded desk doing […]

Should you quit your job to follow your dreams, or build your business on the ...

How Entrepreneurship Can Boost Your Career Success 1
The day baby daughter brought a not-so-good behavioral report card from school, we knew the family “chatty” gene had hit again. You see, we kinda like to chat around here, and the gene had certainly not missed the next generation. And of course, the first thing we thought of doing was take away her privileges, including the music lessons she […]

How Entrepreneurship Can Boost Your Career Success

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Many of us are dreaming of working for ourselves, building multi-million dollar businesses and leaving legacies to last well after we’re gone. Or we just want to get out of the rat race, have more work-life balance, spend time with our kids, and not ever have to deal with a micro-managing boss. And the fact is, entrepreneurship is on the […]

10 Tips to Build A Business While Working Full-Time