If You Don't Read This Instagram Blackout Roundup, You'll Hate Yourself Later

We were without Instagram for less than a day and yet the impact on our lives was massive.

Your parents, if they even knew it was happening, probably made some passive aggressive comment about how you are too dependent on social media. I like to think that we are just REALLY connected. Yesterday proves that we are actually highly adaptable.

Next time someone tells you that Millennials are lazy, please remind them of March 13, 2019.

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How many followers would come to your funeral?

I learned a lot from my Dad about what it takes to have and be a part of a strong community. My Dad did not travel to exotic destinations every 2 months. He didn’t collect people’s names for the sole purpose of telling other people who he knew or how many friends he had. Regardless, I would say my Dad had a life well lived.

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The 3 Most Costly Mistakes to Avoid if You Want to Network like a Boss

If you ask any entrepreneur, "What's the most important thing you can do to grow your business?" They will likely say some iteration about growing your network.

This is a great piece of advice. When I first heard it, I latched onto it and dove head first into what I thought was networking. Turns out, as it usually does when you are a beginner, I didn’t really know what I was doing.

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5 Tips to Smash your Holiday Sales

It’s that time of year! We are rounding the bend of 2018 and if you are anything like us, the holiday season is full of friends, family and joyous celebrations. If you’re an entrepreneur or business owner, it’s THE time to position yourself to end the year strong and start 2019 with a bang.

“Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.” - Brené Brown

Yup! You CAN have a successful holiday season. Here are some tips to get you started.

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The 12 Days of Giftmas

We’ve got gifts for everyone on your list this year! Featuring local business owners with unique presents that you won’t find at any other shop. If you’re really into finding the best gifts this year, we present you with our 2018 Christmas Gift Guide, The 12 Days of Giftmas.

For the High-vibe folks

One the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me….

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And the Winner is:

People love free stuff. People love free stuff from companies they love and support even more. To receive a coveted new product or a basket full of stuff is an amazing way to say thank you to your community and also gather new followers. No brainer, right?

Here’s the thing.

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Who wants to see the spookiest experiment of 2018?

I’ve been running experiments in my basement… ooooh sooo spoooky.

BOO! Just kidding, I don’t have a basement but I have been running experiments.

We all know that to run to have proper scientific method you need a hypothesis. just like the basement, I don’t have one of those either.

What I do have is a question, What really happens if you don’t post everyday on Instagram?

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Ivadelle Thelila says I Can Do It

I decide I am NOT going to cry. * cue the water works

I decide I am NOT going to let these thoughts win. *cue a volume increase on the critical voice inside my head.

I decide I am NOT going to go to my boyfriend for comfort and advice * slowly peel back the blankets and slip my feet into my slippers

I am not going to allow myself to be convinced that I made the wrong decision and in a moment of clarity, I decide to channel the strong women who have come before me.

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