MEET ME MONDAY – OLD COAL

Yummy chocolates? You had us at hello! Check out Jolene – the girl boss behind Old Coal. Jolene – Old Coal   What do you make / sell? Tell us about yo’ self. Hello! I started, own and operate Old Coal Handcrafted Chocolates. I work out of Okotoks and Calgary. Currently we are selling online,…

WELCOME WEDNESDAY – CHIC GEEK

Technology damsel in distress? That’s a thing of the past! Kylie is the boss babe behind Chick Geek – a non for profit company that is based on exploring technology and entrepeneurship. Check her out! Kylie – CHIC GEEK What do you make / sell? Tell us about yo’ self. I’m the founder of Chic…

Navigating the Multi-Purpose Life

This post was originally published on Logee Photography on February 5, 2016. It has been re-posted here with permission. With this year comes a big realization for me: I’m a workaholic and I like it that way. I love being busy, making things, and just generally having my days full. Without a long list ahead…

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Business Coach

Our thinking and thoughts are central to how we perceive our everyday life.  Out of our thoughts come action — or inaction. Out of action comes hope, change, and even revolution. Even a slight change in an entrepreneur’s thinking can free them from stagnation, cleanly move them through transitional periods, and satiate their yearning for…

How She Does It: Malika Rajani, Fashion Designer

Malika Rajani and her dog, Coco, greet me at the door of her house and I am immediately fixated on her simple, black leather dress. Mesmerized by the basket weave details throughout the dress, I compliment her on it and I’m not surprise when she gracefully says, “Thank you, this is from my fall line.” Rajani is a…

How Improving Your Spelling and Grammar Can Boost Your Business

In a previous life, I was a technical writer. This means that I spent all day writing and editing manuals and documentation. Running a tea company is a completely different kind of career, but I learned a lot in my former job that translates to any kind of business. I wanted to share some of…

Letting Go: Getting Started Selling Your Art

This was originally posted by Jillian Logee at www.logeephotography.com on Jan 13, 2016. All text and images copyright Logee Photography.  All rights reserved.  (Image from www.logeephotography.com) On a near weekly basis, someone I know will tell me about something they made. Be it a handmade jewelry box, their own beauty products, or their first few…

January YYC Girl Gang Hang

On the moning of the second ever #YYCGirlGangHang, I finally got my act together and wrapped up editing the photos from the first hang last month! It was fun reminiscing again on that evening — such a fun night of drankin’ yummy Monogram bevvies and meeting local boss babes! I don’t know about the rest of…

Networking Tips for Introverts

Networking can be stressful, even for those who are extroverts and social butterflies. Throwing an introvert into a room full of strangers? You may as well throw them into a pond filled with piranhas with laser beams on their frigging heads. I have met quite a few people who avoid networking and social events because of their social…