et out of your own way. There has been considerable research done on this idea of the ego; that sense of self esteem and self importance that our individualistic education has given us. I’ve found entrepreneurship to be the greatest challenge to an inflated ego I’ve ever encountered in my life; it has by force humbled me. I was only as good as my greatest weakness; until I started outsourcing my weaknesses.
Thriving in an international career whether you are a migrant worker or expat, requires a great deal of self awareness, personal and professional development. It's not simple but it is rewarding. In this session I talk to one of my longest friends, someone I consider a sister, based on our shared experiences travelling throughout Latin America together as part of an internal audit team.
Once an entrepreneur, always an entrepreneur. It’s a bit like giving birth, or falling in love for the first time. You absolutely cannot forget it, and the experience changes you, imprints on you, and you can never fully turn your back on it ever again. In this episode I discuss the pros and cons of returning to employment after 4 years as an entrepreneur.
In this episode we explore the use of mindfulness to tame your non- stop mind, experience relaxation and calm, manage stress and work pressures, deal with overwhelm, and achieving a greater sense of self!
Why is the idea of getting back into employment so taboo for entrepreneurs? And why do friends and family have so much riding on binary outcomes of failure and success? If you want to see into the window of the souls of the people around you, become an entrepreneur. Let’s dig into this a bit, as I believe it affects everyone, and prevents people from not starting great ideas, and also not knowing when to stop an idea not worth developing further.
Andrew Montgomery is a Digital Product + UX Designer born and raised in Jamaica, but currently working in Toronto, though he considers himself a citizen of the world. He’s seen two sides to the story of technology. Coming from a place with limited access, to a hub of innovation, He always questioned how to bridge the gap. Then he discovered user experience design.
What do you do when things aren’t quite going to plan, and you’ve run down your buffers to the point that something needs to give? You make a change. And that change has to be one that works for you. Tune into this episode where I share about the big secret that I’ve been keeping, and how it’s going to impact my work. Before we dive in, I want you to know this, change is good. Even when it’s hard. Motivation to take the first action is usually all it takes before you can start to see clarity in new perspectives.
They are our present and our future, although it's not quite in their hands. This is the generation that’s already bringing change to pale, male and stale boardrooms around the world, but will they run out of time? We talk about careers, sustainability and the journey of these young women to create a future they want to be a part of.
Everyone knows that their network is an absolute powerhouse of potential for any cause you are championing. Be it job search, short term opportunities, advice, mentorship, customers, peers, collaborators, and friendships. Yet for many, we only tap this resource when we need it; instead of nurturing that relationship to be meaningful over time. In this episode we talk about networking from the perspective of different social networking platforms, understanding the ingredients that enable it, clarifying your goals, and building the skills.
Dr. Ashley Dash inspires action through her lived experiences in person and online as Profitable Resume® Expert. She often shares her most significant life challenges, including how she went from being an unemployed college graduate to landing a $100k+ job in Human Resources with Mercedes-Benz. Or revealing how years later, she restarted her life after facing foreclosure and unemployment, shifting back to six figures with an international move to Japan.