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Are you actually a loser or is your brain f***ing with you?

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Are you actually a loser or is your brain f***ing with you?

Let's say that you're the type of person who defines yourself largely by your professional success and achievements. Now let's say you're not making the professional progress you want to be. Try not to fall into the trap of thinking that "less professional progress than planned" is the sam thing is "no progress as a human whatsoever." THEY ARE NOT THE SAME THING. Read more to learn how to question the information your brain is delivering you, and fight negativity with practical neuroscience.

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What's Missing on Your Path to Success: Part 2

What's Missing on Your Path to Success: Part 2

In the second installment in this series, we're going to explore the idea that "You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with," and how that relates to your ability to achieve success. (Includes some nifty neuroscience, and some practical steps to get back on track!)

What You're Missing on the Path to Success: Part 1

What You're Missing on the Path to Success: Part 1

What does it take to be successful? Do you have a clear idea of what "success" means to you?  Learn more about what neuroscience has to say about your thinking habits, and why they matter when it comes to your personal and professional success! 

Your Month-by-Month Guide to Being Awesome in 2018

Your Month-by-Month Guide to Being Awesome in 2018

Starting to feel a little sluggish on your New Year's Resolutions? There's a good reason for that. But don't worry: Colleen and Jessica are coming at you with some solutions and a game plan to make real, lasting, FUN change happen!

#LikeABoss - Dallas Sauers, Beauty Maven

#LikeABoss - Dallas Sauers, Beauty Maven

Welcome to our next installment of #LikeABoss - where we feature people who follow their "why" and win! We are happy to present to you Dallas Sauer - owner and beauty director of Dallas Beauty Lounge in Pittsburgh, PA. She is on a mission to educate and level up other stylists, and help womxn to embrace their confidence and find their inner badass through her services and creative vision.

#LikeABoss: Gaby Abrams on Becoming a Successful Mompreneur

#LikeABoss: Gaby Abrams on Becoming a Successful Mompreneur

Welcome to our second #LikeABoss feature, celebrating those who go after their "why" and win! Every month, Rowan Coaching features the story of someone brave enough to ditch the shoulds and carve their own path to success. Today, we're particularly excited to introduce you to Rowan Coaching client Gaby Abrams, founder (and lead designer) of Casa Confetti Design Studio. Gaby is a lawyer-turned-mompreneur, and she knows how to #WomxnUp like a boss!

Ditch the (Elevator) Pitch: How to Make a Lasting Impact

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Ditch the (Elevator) Pitch: How to Make a Lasting Impact

If there’s one thing remote professionals do a lot of, it’s network. Especially if you are a remote traveler, you are constantly meeting new people and sharing what you do. So the question is: how do you help people quickly understand your business or product in a way that encourages them to engage?  Many people believe the first step is developing an elevator pitch. I don't, and here's why...

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GUEST POST: Insights from 5 Weeks of Remote Work

GUEST POST: Insights from 5 Weeks of Remote Work

Meet Jessica Trainor - a classically trained singer, voice teacher, and Career and Life Coach. She used to underpin this trifecta with a day job. But, she realized that if she kept treating her passions as a hobby (underpinned by a toxic work environment), she would not hit the goals she had for performance and teaching career. She ditched the traditional career path, hasn't looked back for almost a year, and just travelled for five weeks and worked remotely during that time. Here are some initial insights from her time away! 

Guest Post: What to do when you're unsure of your next move

Guest Post: What to do when you're unsure of your next move

Say hello to Louisa Shepherd, a classically trained musician turned marketer turned non-profit director turned coach. She's somewhat of a chameleon which makes her a pro at navigating career jumps, bumps, and reinventions. I offered her a chance to share some tips for anyone trying to figure what's next, and here's what she had to say!