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The Power of Positive Body Language on Verbal & Physical Presence

The Power of Positive Body Language on Verbal & Physical Presence

Have you ever noticed how you carry yourself throughout the day? Whether you're standing, sitting, walking, or talking, your body language sends out a tremendous amount of information - both to your own brain and to other people. Guest Coach Jessica Trainor investigates ways womxn can level up their confidence and take control of a room in this discussion on positive body language.

#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!

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! 

What to do when "I never have time" actually means "my brain literally cannot"

What to do when "I never have time" actually means "my brain literally cannot"

Last night, I signed on to Skype for my monthly mastermind meeting with other female solopreneurs. This month, it turns out we all had something similar on our minds: we are too damn busy. Some say it is the entrepreneur's natural state. I refuse to accept this. Beyond the fact that this idea is fundamentally out of alignment with one of my core values, quality of life, I sincerely believe that what's actually occurring is not a crisis of productivity, but a crisis of available mental space. 

This is the second article in a new series from Rowan Coaching called, "Managing Your Own Business and Depression." Check out the first article, "Unraveling the Stigma of Depression to Get Sh*t Done," and tune in soon for more posts in the series!