3 Ways to Harness the Power of the Internet to Grow Your Business

20 years ago, businesses take years to build and lots of financial capital to grow. The process of an idea then execution then customer feedback took some time, which then affects how the business grows. As you well know, that's not the case anymore. The internet has...

Focusing Your Blog vs Niching Down

  First things first, let’s get the definition straight...What is a niche? In the blog and business world, a niche is what category you fall under. Many popular niches include fashion, beauty, wedding and business. Sometimes the big niches are broken into smaller...

You’re Just a Mom

When people ask what I do, I generally answer with “I'm just a SAHM” which not only discounts the amount of work I put into motherhood and raising compassionate and kind humans but also the work I do as a blogger, freelancer and entrepreneur. Recently, I’ve found...

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...

How Your Posture And Confidence Are Connected

Posture has a large effect on confidence and outward projection to the world. As a chiropractor, I have experienced this with my patients, as well as in my personal life. Strong posture sends a signal to your environment but it also has the ability to change your...

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...

How to Use Deep Breathing as an Entrepreneur

Stepping into the elevator before your big meeting, you feel your heart start to race. As your chest begins to tighten, you whisper to yourself, “Relax. Deep breaths.” Though you may not be consciously aware of the power of breathing deeply, your instincts are...

The Soulful Benefits of Women Supporting Women

Hi, my name is Raewyn and I'm obsessed with girl power. When the Spice Girls started shouting "GIRL POWER" pre-teen me screamed out "YES! This is what I've been looking for!" Of course, I never looked back, despite the fact that the "girl power" trend seemed to fade...

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...

Why You Need a Shield Sister to Succeed

If there is one thing we have learned in the beta program, it is that every female entrepreneur needs a Shield Sister. It's not just that we want you to have a Shield Sister, but you need her in your life like you need oxygen to breathe. Why? Because your Shield...

September Goals & Intentions: Organization

What do you think of when you hear the word “organized?” Being organized may seem like a time-consuming task and one that you’ll never accomplish, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, spending a little time up front to get organized could help you have more time for...

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Living The Work At Home Mom Life

Lately, the people in my personal life have been asking a lot of questions about what I do and when I'm going to go back to work, especially since my husband and I are nowhere near as financially stable as we were when I was working 70 hour weeks. Of course we are not...

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SSI January Book Club: Feisty and Fearless

We started 2017 with a great book geared toward empowering women to be leaders. In the wake of the Women's March and turmoil in America, we think it was an important read to show us that we can be leaders without the stigma society often puts on women leaders. We...

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