Embracing failure and reframing it in a positive way to move yourself forward.

As this never-ending year of 2020 stretches on and we all start to become more and more fatigued by it all, it’s very easy to feel like we’ve been a failure this year. When external stimulations that we previously took for granted like social engagement and physical freedom have all of a sudden been taken … Continue reading Embracing failure and reframing it in a positive way to move yourself forward.

The unemployment pressures of COVID are very real. Please don’t cheapen anyone’s struggle.

I was recently asked to write an article on how small businesses are faring as the COVID pandemic stretches on even further into 2020. My initial idea was to come up with a piece that highlights some of the most inspiring and innovative ideas from both individuals and businesses during these challenging times that have … Continue reading The unemployment pressures of COVID are very real. Please don’t cheapen anyone’s struggle.

COVID-19 unemployment pressures are very real. Don’t cheapen the struggle.

The following post I put together for ‘Small Biz Mental Health’. A great new volunteer-based initiative by people that understand the unique pressures of small business, and the toll it can take on our mental health. Please follow them on Facebook. ____________________________________ When I was first asked to write this article, my initial idea was … Continue reading COVID-19 unemployment pressures are very real. Don’t cheapen the struggle.

The morning run: So much more than just exercise.

Anyone that knows me will also know that I’ve been a keen runner for many years. Long have I forgone a Sunday sleep in to get out there and pound the pavement instead. I feel extremely fortunate in the current environment that I am still allowed to get out and do what I love. However, … Continue reading The morning run: So much more than just exercise.

When have you really failed? The slippery slope of the blame game.

Below is a post that I originally wrote last year, yet I think it’s quite appropriate that it gets another run now as the current environment has many of us slowly shifting into that mindset where we start to feel like a victim, and before we know it, we're sliding into the blame game.   … Continue reading When have you really failed? The slippery slope of the blame game.

Why running a small business isn’t always something to get down about.

The following post I put together for ‘Small Biz Mental Health’. A great new volunteer-based initiative by people that understand the unique pressures of running a small business, and the toll it can take on our mental health. Please follow them on Facebook. ____________________________________ Running a small business is tough. This is hardly news, as … Continue reading Why running a small business isn’t always something to get down about.