3 Business Lessons I Learned From the Trolls Movie

On Black Friday, I took my daughter to watch the movie Trolls. She had been asking about it since we saw the preview in August so I was happy to finally be able to take her. Sitting in a dark theater with her in my lap, it was quite a different scene than when I was...
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How to Lead an Intentional Life in this Digital Age

Intention. I feel like that word is thrown around like confetti. It's  not the only word taking center stage as the new year rushes in: I'm hearing mindset, goaldigger and balance every other sentence, too. This excites me. These words are the gateway to leading...
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The Perfect Gift Guide for Entrepreneurs

The time for gratitude and giving is here. Raewyn and I have pulled together our absolute favorite gifts for entrepreneurs in 2016. Why do you need a gift guide specifically for entrepreneurs? Well, the thing is… entrepreneurs are constantly working in and on their...
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Introverted? Effectively Use Your Personality in Collaborations

The funny thing about the three of us is that we are so different while simultaneously similar. We are each other's yin-yang and puzzle pieces to each other's souls. We always seem to know exactly what the other girls need when they need it and our business runs so...
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Learning to Speak Your Client’s Language in 3 Easy Steps

Okay okay fine. You caught me. This whole post was inspired of my desperate need want for a current generation gaming console: specifically the Playstation 4. I had been trying for months to get my husband to hear my pleas for a new console. But here’s the thing… when...
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5 Mistakes You Definitely Made During Your First Launch

Owning a business is now fairly commonplace. In fact, most of my friends online own a business. If you’ve been following the Shield Sisters Initiative for a while, you’ll know that we launched the Coaching Club back in August. Raewyn wrote an honest look at what we...
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The Importance of a Community of Gratitude

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson It has been said time...
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Best Female Facebook Communities to Maximize

Now that we reached the end of our self-love blogging series, we wanted to make sure to equip you with our favorite groups to connect and grow your blog or business. Some of these are very well known and bigger, while others are smaller and on the newer side....
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How to Start a Podcast with Dana Malstaff

You listen to podcasts on your way to drop the kids off, or maybe in the kitchen while you get dinner ready. You feel like you get to know each of the hosts and can see how well it builds their brand, and community. You love all of it, and you want in, so you decide...
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Using Authenticity to Grow Your Brand

  As you dive deeper into the blogging and small business world, you’re going to realize that the most successful brands are the ones that are authentic. Duh. Authenticity is important in the Internet world where you can find at least dozens of people doing the...
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