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Before Goals There Was Structure

In All, Work.Life.Hormones by krystamascialeLeave a Comment

Whenever I have a conversation about goal setting, I can sense the tone going from “let’s kick some ass” to “oh my God I just want to crawl into a dark hole and never come out” within 30 seconds. What usually happens is that I’ll ask someone how they’re doing and how I can help them set realistic goals and what follows …

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Dreams Disguised As Real-Life

In All, Featured, Work.Life.Hormones by krystamasciale6 Comments

The struggle is real people. It’s that time of year when I’m just so freaking exhausted that I want to punch the people who are running their 15 miles every morning and ramping up in every area of life like it’s January 1. It’s December people!!! Calm. DOWN. Sometimes I get tired. I get tired of living in a city. …

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Hiding Behind My Career

In All, Work.Life.Hormones by krystamasciale2 Comments

Here’s the God-honest truth: I don’t have my shit together. * Shocking, I know since I basically look like a modern day Joan of Arc and speak so eloquently. When it comes to my business, I’m at about 90% on the “have my shit together scale.” I attribute this to the number of hours I sink into my company, clients and workload. While there …

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An Entrepreneur’s 3 Phases of Hustle

In All, Straight Up Biz Advice by krystamascialeLeave a Comment

As an entrepreneur whose client base is also a gaggle of entrepreneurs, I have a front row seat to the different phases we go through in this journey of running a business. Recently, the idea of ‘hustling’ has been a dominant conversation among colleagues and clients. There’s a mark of pride for those of us who hit the pavement every day …

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A Eulogy for Grandpa: Leadership Lessons

In All, Work.Life.Hormones by krystamasciale4 Comments

A week ago today, I lost my favorite person on planet earth. It hardly seems possible that he took his last breath, a funeral was planned, a eulogy was written and delivered, flights were taken to and from Kansas and he was buried all within 7 days. I learned so much of what I know about business and leadership from …

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For Anyone With An Email Account

In All, Straight Up Biz Advice by krystamascialeLeave a Comment

There are two kinds of professionals who have email accounts that I want to punch: 1. The Starter –> This is someone who starts a conversation they clearly don’t intend to finish. You know the type. They send an email starting dialog about something and even if you respond immediately, they don’t return the favor until you hound them repeatedly over the …

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2 Reasons I Still Have A Business Partner

In All, Fake Co-Workers by krystamasciale4 Comments

I’ve had more than a dozen of you ask me for advice specific to business partnerships in the last few weeks. Let me preface my attempt to offer insight with: I can only speak from my personal experience which is in no way a definitive statement on the subject. I very much believe this is a case-by-case, person-by-person situation. With that said, let’s …