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After a successful inaugural webinar which discussed The Love-Business Trap, I am pleased to be announcing the launch of a new series of online workshops: the B.R.E.A.K. Out of The Love-Business Trap Bootcamp! What is the Love-Business Trap? The Love-Business Trap is a complex set of feelings and behaviours that women entrepreneurs struggle with as[…]
In my research, I’ve found that the HAPPY entrepreneurs — those who successfully balance love and business — often treat their relationship with their spouse as they would a business relationship. I would go as far as calling this a secret of happy business couples. Listen on to learn how that secret works! Video Transcript[…]
In light of the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain earlier this week, this week’s vlog takes on a sombre note to discuss the need for more conversations about our mental health. Most entrepreneurs think of themselves as tough and resourceful, but that doesn’t make us immune to depression. With the multiple pressures we[…]
Sometimes people think that “burning out” is just like getting a cold; you get some rest and get over it. I wish that were so. For many, it’s just not. That’s why I wanted to write about what really happens after burnout. It’s a very personal experience, of course. But research suggests that “burnout takes[…]
In this week’s vlog, I discuss yet another difference between men and women. And this one ISN’T one we should be happy about… because it affects our health! Video Transcript Hi and welcome to the weekly vlog! Last week we talked about “entrepreneur-itis” and tips on how to take more vacation time with your loved[…]
I saw you staring at your plate and not making eye contact at dinner the other night. You joined us for dinner after the networking event, desperately wanting to connect with other women business owners. And I’m really glad you did. But it was uncomfortable. When the talk turned to money, and marketing, and clients,[…]
In this week’s vlog, I discuss taking time off to have healthier relationships with your loved ones. Attend Doreen’s first FREE public webinar on THE LOVE-BUSINESS TRAP: Video Transcript: Hello and welcome to the weekly vlog! There is no recording going outside for me today because there it’s pouring rain out there. Oh well… This week,[…]
Did you watch the Royal Wedding this weekend? In this vlog I talk about Meghan and Harry’s love and business relationship, and three factors for marriage success (regardless of whether you’re in business with your spouse!). Video Transcript: Well HELLO, and welcome to the weekly vlog! This being a Canadian long weekend which actually celebrates[…]
Last week I sent out a note to my circle of women entrepreneurs, friends and industry colleagues, sharing a video with the “why” behind the creation of the For Love And Business community. There was a message to fellow male entrepreneurs too. I thought they should know about the work I am doing, in case they might know[…]
If you have determined that hiring a coach is something you want to do, you need to find the right person to help you. Coaching experiences are as unique as there are coaches and clients out there. To help you make your own assessment, here are some questions to ask of your prospective coach: What[…]