Columbus Day, the second Monday of October, was made a holiday in 1937 by President Roosevelt. In elementary school we all learned that America was discovered in 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue. It makes for a good rhyme but we know he didn’t actually discover America. How could he have discovered a place people already lived? And how did this holiday come about?
Building a business is hard work! How do you know who to hire? Where do you find the right wholesale opportunities or meaningful collaborations? Will you have to spend sleepless nights in front of your computer? We asked Emily Ley all of this and more, and we think you’ll find her answers just as perfect her product line.
I use Dropbox to store and organize all of my business files. I love it because I can easily access all of my files from any computer, anywhere in the world—or in my case, anywhere in my home from a variety of devices.
Most days I am working from my home office on an iMac, but sometimes I like to grab my laptop and work from the sofa . . . or my bed. That’s one of the pleasures of working from home, right? And I still haven’t been able to kick the habit of bringing my laptop on vacation, just in case.
By storing all of my files in Dropbox, I am able to access them anywhere—either from a browser or by installing the Dropbox app on my computer, phone, or iPad. Gone are the days when I emailed files to myself or put them on a thumbdrive in order to transfer them from one device to another!
Are you feeling overwhelmed and on the edge of burnout because you work all the time? Do you lull yourself to sleep thinking: “One day my business will be profitable enough to ease up and slow down a bit. One day.”
Friend, I’ve been there. But we don’t have to be slaves to our businesses, to our dreams.
When we get caught up doing #allthethings, we easily forget that we chose to be our own boss so we could have more freedom.
Do you hustle hard every day in your business? Does it make you happy? Take a moment to really think about it—and be honest with yourself. Does it?
You’ve probably seen the quote “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” While this seemingly rings true for most entrepreneurs, it tends to feel more like “Do what you love and you’ll work 24/7/365.” Am I right?
The word “hustle” has become very trendy these days. But let’s take a look at its true definition. According to Merriam-Webster, to hustle means to crowd or push roughly, to obtain by energetic activity, to convey forcibly, to sell or promote energetically or aggressively, and to swindle or obtain money by fraud or deception.
Just reading this gives me anxiety!