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Earning Your Rest, Chivon John on The Pressures Of Productivity In A Pandemic

CHP 2   In chapter one of this article, we talked about prioritizing self-care, now we're picking up where we left off to touch on the topic of rest and if we need to earn it?   No matter how we all want to go back to the way it was, the pandemic is not over yet, and everything is canceled. With that said, Tennile asked if Chivon believes now is a prime opportunity to be authentic versus performative online.   "Absolutely. This period has given us all the permission to be human. People want to stay present and connect. No need to pretend and do curated posts; this time is about asking people how they are doing or what...

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Prioritizing Self-Care, Chivon John on The Pressures Of Productivity In A Pandemic

  CHP 1   The ongoing impact of this pandemic has been felt across the world, and as we learn to cope—those of us who've shifted to remote work are often burdened with not winning the multi-tasking Olympics.  Chivon John, wellness and mental health champion took the filter off productivity with Tennile of She is Epic and The SIE Fund Founder in an eye-opening Instagram Live discussion. Chivon's life work is to help ambitious achievers redefine success and apply their work ethic to their wellbeing. She works as a full-time Wellness Specialist at Shopify and is the host of her Filtered Perceptions podcast.    When asked how she perceived the pressures of productivity, while also addressing a meme that was circulating online...

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Funding For Women-Led Businesses to Apply to Now

The lack of capital or cash remains the most cited challenge for small business owners. And only, 25% of women seek financing for their business. This is one of the reasons I launched the SIE Micro Fund.Women entrepreneurs dominate in beauty, health, and fitness industry. They run food places and restaurants, retail stores, education-related businesses, and provide business services. Women are more likely to start a new franchise instead of buying a pre-established business.And the stats say, small business owners, struggle with hiring for administrative tasks such as bookkeeping and payroll more than other challenges. Which ultimately, prevents a company from scaling (i.e. level up). Source: Guidant Financial.During their search for venture capital, women entrepreneurs may also face:● Difficulty finding...

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