Category Archives: Community

What I Learned from My First Instagram Challenge

While I’ve been an Instagram-addict for well over three years, I just began using it for business in August. As an Instagram-for-business-rookie, I’ve learned a lot in a short period of time. Last week, I participated in my first “Instagram Challenge.” If you don’t know what that is, don’t worry. I felt the same way when I decided to participate

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Critiques and How I Came to Love Them

I remember walking into my first college studio art class 8 years ago and feeling a mix of excitement and absolute dread. I am a sensitive person – I always have been. And I was afraid the one part of art school that I knew I needed to embrace the most: the critique. It felt like it would be the

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The Thing That’s Stopping You From Being A Great Leader

As a Leadership Coach and a working woman, I’m very familiar with the feeling and struggle of knowing when to speak up, take action, and lead. Sometimes it’s the lack of clarity or confusion around roles, not wanting to step on any toes and ah yes, the imposter complex – that nagging feeling of, “Well, what do I know?”, that

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How to “do friendship”: An entrepreneur’s guide to productively creating community

In friendships, I have always been the planner. You know, the one who schedules lunch dates and actually sticks to them. I’ve learned that those who don’t share my traits aren’t necessarily indifferent, they’re just not initiators. Whether you’re the gatherer of people or the happily gathered, I hope a few of these ideas will inspire you to be proactive

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Being busy is no longer attractive

There are going to be times for all of us where our lives are a bit busier than others –a major project deadline at work, your kids are getting ready to go back to school, an unplanned home or car repair emerges, etc. But few of us have reason to be busy ALL of the time. However, we continue to

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Collaborating: The New Marketing

It’s great to help out fellow entrepreneurs, but what does a collaboration really look like and why does it help you? In January I got my first taste of collaborating and have been hooked ever since! Rachel , a fellow Rising Tide member, asked me to work as a stylist on a photo shoot for a feature in Style Me

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Photographers For Orlando

On June 12th, 2016 the worst mass shooting in American history happened at a gay nightclub in Orlando Florida. A gunman targeting the LGBTQ and people of color community entered Pulse nightclub and killed 49 people and injured 53 others in what was once considered a safe place. Forty-nine families have lost their loved ones. Fifty-three people have sustained injuries

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Explore Tuesdays Together Cities: Rancho Cucamonga and Oceanside

We're heading out west today to explore Rancho Cucamonga and Oceanside, California. Cristina and Lacey are introducing us to their towns!

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The Impact #TuesdaysTogether Had on Me

My whole life, I’ve been an avid reader, and my whole life, I’ve wanted to be a writer. I attempted journalism school at 19 and failed miserably. I wasn’t motivated. I had no idea who I was. I had no ideals, no convictions, and only a little life experience. I called myself “The Writer Who Doesn’t Write.”

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Explore Tuesdays Together Cities: Green Bay & Chicago

We're heading to the mid-west today to explore Chicago & Green Bay! Elizabeth and Shaune are sharing their favorite local hangouts, restaurants and more!

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