Top Tips for Conference Calls // CEO in Progress

Top Tips for Conference Calls

With my new job I’m making a ton of conference calls. We’re constantly in online meeting with other offices and vendors, discussing new products, launches, and issues that affect everyone. I usually have about 6 conference calls a week, so it’s felt a bit like being thrown in to the mix. It’s something I was […]

Fall Colorado Trip Suggestions // CEO in Progress

Fall Colorado Trip Suggestions

I’m so excited, we just booked our tickets for our Colorado trip this fall. We’re going to drive around Colorado for a week enjoying the fall colors and trying to see more of the state. I used Kayak to book our tickets and I’m so glad that I did. I put an alert for the […]

My Power Outage Realization // CEO in Progress

My Power Outage Realization

Ugh this week has been absolutely rough. A huge windstorm hit Michigan this week and left the Metro-Detroit area with the 2nd worst power outage in DTE Energy’s history. Guess who was one of the lucky 700,000 people without power?! This girl, right here. Obviously I have not been alone in this struggle, but with temperatures dropping […]

The Number One Way to Grow Your Audience

This question is always the biggest. How do you grow your audience? Every other pin on Pinterest covers it, each blogger has a whole course dedicated to it, it’s what this little blogosphere seems to evolve around. Sure, you can like and follow as many people as possible, you can guest post all day and […]

Etsy First Sale: A Combination of Motivation, Passion, and Patience // CEO in Progress

Etsy First Sale: A Combination of Motivation, Passion, Patience

Yesterday we had our first sale on our Etsy store. It was such a relief. I had been listing new items, scouring for great deals, trying to take the best photos possible. And it was weeks we only views and favorites on our shop. But finally yesterday, as I checked on my phone as I […]

Consistency is KEY: Tips & Tricks to a Consistent Hustle

I know I’ve been guilty of it. I’ve worked really hard to get some project or idea off the ground, devoted hours right away to this new passion, then don’t pick it up for 6 whole months. Although it seems like it’s really productive, we’re better off consistently putting in a normal amount of effort and working towards […]

The Art of Mental Training Book Review // CEO in Progress

Book Review: The Art of Mental Training by DC Gonzalez

It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed a book on the blog. I shared some of my all-time favorites, but a while since I gave a recommendation. Honestly, I’ve been really slacking in the reading department. I set a goal on Goodreads to reach 52 books this year, one a week, and I’ve only finished […]

Office Distractions: The Killer of Hopes & Dreams // CEO in Progress

Office Distractions: The Killer of Hopes and Dreams

This week has been tough, with so many things going on right now personally and professionally that it’s hard to stay focused. There are a million distractions, with new must-do’s coming up, things I need to remember for after work, and the never ending office noises that are fighting to steal my attention. Some days it […]

What's Your Why? Defining It and Living Up To It Everyday // CEO in Progress

What’s Your Why? Defining It and Living Up to It Everyday

Taking a big leap and starting something new is scary. It takes a lot of energy, passion, motivation, and time to figure out what on earth you’re doing and how you can do it successfully. Yes, you can read 100 motivational quotes on Pinterest telling you to be your best, and you can learn about […]

Insecurity is a Waste of Time // CEO in Progress

Insecurity is a Waste of Time: How to Fight Off Insecurity & Self Doubt

Am I’m sitting here, currently laying on the ground trying to think of new ideas for this blog, I was having the hardest time trying to get ideas to stick. I would think of something useful or relevant, then instantly the insecurity in my head would tell myself that I’m not experienced enough for that, […]