Work Life Balance. That’s a scary phrase right there. I’ve been a self-employed business owner for ten years now and it has taken me until now to establish what I’d call “balance”. Balance between my work and life. There was a time, or rather one-long period where the distinction between the two was rather murky. On the one hand, I understand and gain comfort from the fact that there is no substitute for hard work. Yet, at the same time, it is important to give yourself breaks so as not to burnout prematurely. Don’t feel guilty if it doesn’t come easy to you. I am eleven years into my entrepreneurial journey and it is only now that I feel confident in saying that I have mastered (to the best of my ability), a reasonable work life balance! Here are my thoughts on what I feel helps and hinders a healthy work life balance…
This week we’re kicking off our Skill Share Sunday series with a fabulous interview. Our editor-in-chief sits down to talk with the lovely Julie Przyborski, who is a theatre technician. Each week we’ll be releasing a video where we talk to professionals from a variety of industries. The conversation is always honest, inspiring and hopefully, you will come away having learned something new!
This week we interviewed Eric Dahan, the CEO and Co-Founder of Open Influence. Eric is a top influencer marketing expert and so we were really keen to hear more about his thoughts on influencer marketing, how he has managed to secure partnerships with so many high profile brands, as well as his predictions for the future of the industry.
Want to know who is responsible for The Unicorn trend on the internet? The unicorn trend has taken the internet, namely social media, by storm. Lime Crime is best known for its vibrant shades of vegan, cruelty-free make-up products – what’s not to love?! This brand is also where the unicorn trend began. So, if you don’t know much about this cruelty-free beauty business, read on as we take a look inside this popular animal-friendly cosmetics company.
This week we interviewed the fabulous Faye Dickinson. Faye Dickinson is an Influencer, creator of 'Filter vs Reality' Filter and Author of the upcoming book 'Filter vs Reality'. So far her filter has had over 200 Million impressions and has become popular among influencers and celebrities such as Jessie J, Jen Atkin, Gemma Styles, Jameela Jamil, Romee Strijd, Carmit, Diipa and Catriona Gray! Just like Faye's filter, which shows the filtered versus the real picture, we were interested in getting to know the real person behind the social media stardom!