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11 Ways to Celebrate Your Big Wins

Hiya! Ready for another round of small business tips? This week’s involves Champagne.. because it’s celebration-themed! We know two things about you. The first is that you’re passionate about your business. The second is that it’s hard for you to take the time to celebrate your successes because you’re always creating new goals for yourself & your biz. We’re here to invite you to take a moment and revel in something fab you’ve accomplished this month. You deserve it! Looking for ways to celebrate? Take it from 11 amazing women from the Babe Crafted community who are kicking butt, taking names, & pausing for some bubbly. Take some time to celebrate your hard work, Boss Babes! And stay boss. xx

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10 Reasons to Say No Thank You

Hello, hello babes! We’re back with another helpful small business tips post. Put your hair in a top knot, fill up your mug, & let’s do this! The topic is how & when to say ‘no’ for your business. This is something you don’t think about when you get started because you spend so much time trying to find people who will say ‘Yes!’, but once you get the ball rolling you won’t have the time & resources for everything that hits your inbox. We asked 10 babes how they decide if something is right for their business and here’s what they had to say about it. 

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14 Ways to Deal with Rejection

Hello, hello! I hope you’re having a great week, Babe. We choose small business topics that are educational and positive, because we want you to have information & inspiration you can carry into your day and business. The topic of ‘rejection’ might not come off as having a silver lining, but we promise it does! We asked 14 business owners how they deal with rejection, because let’s face it, no matter what your business is or your experience level, we’ve all had to bounce back from not being chosen for the job. Take solace in the ways these amazing women have become resilient, focused, & positive about letting go of what isn’t a good fit. You can bounce back, too! Stay boss. xx

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6 Ways to Find the Silver Lining

Hello, babes! How’s your weekend? Fabulously, I hope. For today’s feature I decided we could all use some good vibes. I love hearing about what makes you tick. Everyone’s answer is different, but we can all take joy in seeing others feel good. Feel free to share what your happy thought is in the comments below! Enjoy these 6 silver linings from fantastic women entrepreneurs who were featured on our site recently & have an amazing rest of your week. Stay boss. xx

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7 Reasons It's Okay to Change Your Goals

Hello, babes! I hope your week is off to a fabulous start. We are talking more about goals this week. Some of us are still working out the details on what we want to accomplish this year (which is fine because there’s no time limit!) and some of us are continuing to refine & adjust what we want to accomplish after having outlined some specific goals in a previous month. No matter where you’re at, hearing these 7 stories is going to be helpful and all the more empowering to help you reach each mountain peak you’re after. It’s okay to craft goals at your own pace. It’s okay to change your goals if what you want has changed or it’s not working. Stay flexible xx

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8 Tips on Balancing Work & Life as a Boss Mom

Hiya! We chose this week’s small business topic to be about practicing work / life balance for busy moms. These ladies are running their business and also trying to raise little Boss girls & boys. I can only imagine the gymnastics you do on the daily while trying to make sure everyone is fed and clothed while also delivering on all the needs your career calls for. We asked babes in our community & membership to share some insight into how they walk the line between family and work.

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3 Ways to Stay Sharp with Personal Enrichment!

Happy Mugs Monday, ladies! After a nice, relaxing weekend I'm here today to get you back in the game & prepared for the week ahead. Today I'll be sharing some advice on Enrichment. How do you stay inspired, motivated, & keep that brain of yours always open to learning more? It's an ever-evolving process. Ever feel like you're stuck in a rut & you aren't sure what the next step is? Well, you aren't alone!

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Get Healthier in 3 Easy Steps

Hello, babes! My name is Sarah Maingot, I'm originally from Trinidad and Tobago. I'm so excited to be writing my first official post for you! I'm a huge believer that everything in life happens for a reason and somehow the universe has led me here. I could not be more thrilled to embark on this journey of pursuing a fulfilled, creative life along with you. You can expect some diverse content from me: style, health & wellness, small business tips, & more. I’m a 25-year-old, fashion-obsessed creative. I got into content creation a couple years ago for my personal style blog, but I’ve always been passionate about creating work that inspires. My blog is all about sharing my personal take on fashion & style through a realistic, minimalistic approach - something I also try to practice in my everyday life.

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Meet Your New Favorite Fitness Apps

We asked ladies we admire to share their favorite fitness & wellness apps, blogs, YouTube channels, & websites so you could spend less time researching and more time tracking your fitness goals, meals, periods, & more. Let us know what your favorite apps & tools are in the comments below and be sure to brush those shoulders off for taking care of yourself!

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13 Tips to Become a Healthier Business Owner

We all know that regular exercise, eating well, & taking time off are the right way to be treating our body and mind, but how many of us are actually doing this? What are some tips on how we can better ourselves physically, mentally, and emotionally as we build the business of our dreams? Check out these fantastic tips below & remember to love on yourself as much as you love on your business.

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Kindness is the Way to Empowerment

If I only did things that fit within my comfort zone, I would exclusively be watching Bridget Jones' Diary and drinking Peanut Butter Milkshakes on my couch, because that's what comes naturally to me. But I'm open to adding to this shortlist, ha, so I said 'heck yes!' when I was invited to speak at Creative Mornings last Friday about 'Women's Empowerment'. It was a dream scenario and was worth overcoming the anxiety I feel when I need to speak in front of others and now that Iv'e done it, I feel like I've gained 100 courage points!

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Create & Cultivate's Vision Summit Highlights

Hello, hello! I’m elated to share my Create & Cultivate experience with you, because that means I’ve been able to attend an event and have some experience to draw upon (finally!). I’ve admired C&C for a couple years now. When I first launched Babe Crafted, I had a handful of woman-owned companies I looked to for inspiration. Create & Cultivate was def one of them. Let’s talk about The Vision Summit and the fab things I saw & did.

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10 Ways to Summon Creativity

Happy Friday, boss babes! I’m sure you’ve had an exciting week filled with some challenges and lots of successes. Speaking of challenges, something that gives all of us a run for our money is staying in a creative zone. So today we’ve got some tips from artist Crystina Castiglione of The Messy Painter. Crystina has often had to deal with unblocking creativity and has learned some great ways that work along her journey from art teacher to business owner. Ten, in fact!

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11 Ways to Unblock Creativity

Have you ever felt like you’ve totally hit a brick wall and can’t break through to finish the project you’re working on or find the right way to say what you’re trying to communicate? Of course you have! Anybody who has made anything great has experienced that brick wall, blocking you from something fabulous. How do you break through? 

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