Category Archives: Business

The Guide to writing and blogging authentically

When I first started blogging it was more like an online journal entry filled with quick little snippets of my thoughts from that day, or even events and outings. There was nothing significant except for the outrageous spelling mistakes and horrendous grammatical errors. But I wrote for me and me alone. It was the perfect…

  • JennyDecember 10, 2014 - 3:09 AM

    Thank you so much for this post Lesley. I love your ability to adapt your love for literature and styles of writing to your own writing. Great post!ReplyCancel

    • LesleyDecember 12, 2014 - 10:01 AM

      You are welcome Jenny!ReplyCancel

  • ScarlettDecember 11, 2014 - 3:32 PM

    This is a great reminder of remember to really look at others writing and keep practicing to refine your own style!ReplyCancel

    • LesleyDecember 12, 2014 - 10:01 AM

      Writing and refining is a never ending process for sure!ReplyCancel

  • Natalia ChouklinaDecember 12, 2014 - 2:47 PM

    I love this article so much Lesley. When I transitioned from hobby writing to professional writing, it took me a long time to find my voice. I felt like I had to write a certain way and ‘be professional’. These days I really don’t care anymore, I write about what I want and it feels amazing! Great jobReplyCancel

The Guide to investing in your business

Starting and maintaining a business is not easy. It is not for the faint of heart and it is not for ones who are looking to make some quick money. It is for those who are in it for the long haul, who are willing to put in long hours, sweat the small stuff along with…

What a newsletter looks like

Have you thought about adding your name to my newsletter but concerned it might just be another spam email in your inbox to contend with? It has never been my intention to send spam emails or to send words that do not inspire or fulfill you. I thought, just perhaps, if you were interested I…

For getting stuff done

Waking up on a Monday morning when you’ve spent the past eight hours on and off with your babe who thinks that sleep is the last thing we should be doing, can definitely give you the case of the Monday blues. As much as I tried to nap with my babe in the morning, I…

Living through emotional burnout

Originally I was going to title this post “Suffering through burnout”. But let’s be honest, having to deal with burnout is suffering enough, but what we actually end up going through is life. And someway or another, actually moving forward. Because that is the truth of the matter, that even though we’re suffering we move…