Welcome to One Woman Shop Weekly Finds - where
we members of the community scour the web to bring you a curated list of posts, links, and resources that we they think will help your business—and maybe even your life! This week’s curator: Danielle Ziegler, business coach and content marketer for wellness-minded entrepreneurs.
There’s so much buzz out there about newsletters and growing your mailing list. It can be a little overwhelming. But this post from Rekita Nicole Designs includes 5 simple, no-nonsense steps that will help keep your next email campaign crisp, clean, and organized.
As a solopreneur who juggles multiple roles in my business, I’m always looking for ways to maintain productivity and stay on task. “How to Set Yourself Up for a SUPER Productive Week” from Jessica Says details a great way to organize your weekly calendar without making you feel boxed in.
If anyone else is in the process of actively growing your business or website, you may know the crippling doubt that sometimes accompanies these plans and dreams. Dr. Danielle Dowling inspired me to push past this doubt in her inspirational post, “What If It All Worked Out?”
I’m guilty of a couple things on this list by The Muse—“7 Super Common Habits That Productive People Ditch.” I’m especially guilty of constantly checking my email, so I’ll be working on improvement in the coming weeks!
Recently, I read “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less” by Greg McKeown, and this quote speaks to my soul: “What if we stopped celebrating being busy as a measurement of importance? What if instead we celebrated how much time we had spent listening, pondering, meditating, and enjoying time with the most important people in our lives?” (Editor’s note: this is our December read for our #OWSBookClub -- it’s highly recommended!)
So much has been said about the health benefits of gratitude, but this post from Katie of Wellness Mama is really relatable and includes several reputable sources for deeper reading.
When you’re a solopreneur, taking a sabbatical can sound like a pipe dream! Betty Means Business explains why sometimes we need something more than a day or two of time off, and her post is a great kicking-off point if you’re thinking of stepping away for some much-need “me time.”