Magazine // Kate De Jong
Business SuccessPersonal Growth

7 Powerful Strategies to Help You Get Through Those Days When You Just Want to Give Up on Your Dream

I’m not usually one to focus my time and energy on things that aren’t working because I’m acutely aware that “What we focus on grows and expands” and all of that. And yet, I also think there’s enormous value in sharing our vulnerability and real-life struggles so that we know we’re not alone and so that we can help each other through them. And sometimes we have days where it all just feels really hard. And it’s OK to feel that way every now and then. It’s part of the natural cycle of...

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Business SuccessPersonal Branding

7 Ways To Be An Inspiring Leader In Small Business

Those of us who choose to be a small business owner are in some way required to step into leadership, even if we’re not explicitly aware of it. When I quit my corporate career of almost fifteen years as a Consulting Engineer in 2011, it wasn’t because I wanted to become a leader. I had taken on various leadership roles throughout my career and enjoyed the opportunity to lead, support, and inspire others. But I quit my corporate career because I wanted to experience more joy in my work, more...

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