January 27, 2021

Firing yourself and opening doors:

WRITTEN BY: Zoe Schmooz Before the pandemic hit, I had some big goals for 2020. I wanted to build a more sustainable Schmooz – one that would allow me to step back from the company’s day to day and think bigger. I was imagining levelling up, hiring people who are […]
January 14, 2021

An Open Letter to Entrepreneurs

WRITTEN BY: Marilyn Barefoot Being in business as an entrepreneur is hard. Not to mention ‘living the dream’ during a global pandemic! Sometimes we feel like giving up. Often we feel like no one really understands us — even those closest to us don’t get why exactly we’ve chosen the […]
July 17, 2019

Invest in yourself

What does investing in yourself really mean? I’ve asked myself that question many times over the years. Jessica and I have even done a vlog on it. But when it really comes down to it, how much am i really worth to myself and why do we shy away from spending money on what seems like frivolities such as getting a massage, taking a day off, or as I just did, going away for a week to a wellness retreat in Mexico?
July 17, 2019

social recognition matters on linkedin

Recommendations are important on LinkedIn. These public recognitions of aspects of your professional success are a way to build your credibility and value. LinkedIn recommendations are easily verified. Whoever reads the recommendations can visit the profile of whoever gave it you and evaluate the source’s credibility.