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Superhuman September Part 2: Your 5×5 Plan

Welcome back! I want to start this blog post by addressing something: I know it might feel like the world is spiraling further and further into turmoil right now. Between storms, political motions here in the U.S. turning the clock backwards on equality and our understanding of our shared humanity, and dark clouds of conflict […]

How to Plan for Q3 — Brilliantly

Pinch me — is it Q3 already?! It feels like just last week I was dorkily dishing on my favorite ways to plan for Q2 — and now we’re more than halfway through the year, and it’s time to get yourself set up for another incredible quarter. I have to admit: It’s been such an […]

Dear Natalie: Should I Launch if it Isn’t Perfect?

Gather ‘round the couch, awesome She Takes on the World readers! I’m back for yet another episode of Dear Natalie, where you submit all the questions you’ve been dying to ask me, about business, habits, life, money, and everything in between — and I answer, right here from my home in L.A. Today, we’re talking […]

Dear Natalie: How Do I Build my Community?

Hello, and welcome to another episode of Dear Natalie, a new series where I’m answering your biggest, burning questions about business and life — and everything in between. This series is close to my heart because it’s so important to me that I speak directly to you about any challenges you may be facing in […]

What’s on Your NEVER List?

We’re back with another episode of Dear Natalie, where you ask me your biggest, burning questions about life, business, happiness, and everything in between, and I answer them in videos right here on the blog. This week, we have another awesome question — this time from the lovely Trish: Dear Natalie, As my business grows, […]

4 Of My Blog Posts That Taught Me Big Lessons

To me, the most wonderful thing about new beginnings is that they’re a chance to look forward to where I’m going, and back at where I’ve been. You might’ve noticed — especially with The Reflection Series we wrapped a couple of weeks ago, and in the “What’s still true for you?” segment of my recent […]

My White Hot Truth… and an Interview with Danielle LaPorte

If you’ve been following my recent reflection series here at She Takes On The World, you’ve already read about some of the major shifts happening since I settled into our new headquarters in LA — a couple of thousand miles and one green card away from where my journey first began in Ontario, Canada. If […]

On Trusting Your Intuition, Even When It Doesn’t Make Sense

“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson You made it! Welcome back to my Reflection Series, a walk through the past, present, and future of She Takes on the World as we are working behind-the-scenes here to rebirth our brand and the shetakesontheworld.com site. In this […]

12 Questions For You To Answer At The Start Of A New Quarter

Want to know one of my favorite parts of getting through the first quarter of the year? Starting Q2, a.k.a. my favorite quarter (yep, I have a favorite!). I’m taking Q2 to dream about what’s next our my business, finish our new website (I can’t wait for this!), and plan for our busy Q4. To […]

Selena Soo Interview

Get Your Message In Front of Millions: Interview with Selena Soo

“What does it really mean to get publicity for my business anyway?” “Am I even ready to be featured in the media?” “I’m just getting started. Is seeking out publicity a good idea for me right now?” These are questions I hear all the time from my students and colleagues. And with good reason! So […]

Idea to Empire: Where It All Began For Marie Forleo

It’s easy to look at super successful entrepreneurs and people doing big things in the world and feel like you’re really far behind. But the truth is, we all start somewhere and those early days are far from glamorous. For my friend Marie Forleo, her multi-million dollar empire began with the realization that she wanted […]

How To Become A Superhuman Entrepreneur

Today we’re beginning a very special new series of She Takes on the World TV, that’s unlike anything I’ve ever shared with you before. I was inspired to create this series after the launch of my book The Conquer Kit, which was published at the tail end of a 6-month period of massive growth in […]

5 Systems To Carve Out Creative Time For Yourself

5 Systems To Carve Out Creative Time For Yourself

Today we’re sharing the final episode in our 3-part series on implementation, featuring Conquer Club Community Manager (and in-house systems expert) Kelly Azevedo, founder of She’s Got Systems. (If you haven’t watched the first 2 episodes yet, you can catch part 1 where we help you find focus and start taking action by clicking here; […]

3 Unusual Ways To Get The Support You Need

3 Unusual Ways To Get The Support You Need

We’re back today with our second installment of our 3-part series on implementation, featuring Conquer Club Community Manager (and in-house systems expert) Kelly Azevedo, founder of She’s Got Systems. In the first episode of this series, Kelly and I helped you find focus and start taking action (and if you haven’t seen part 1 yet, […]

The BFF Test

The BFF Test: How To Write Copy That Actually Sounds Like YOU

This episode is part 2 in a 3-part series on communications that I developed with my good friend Nikki Elledge Brown. Nikki’s known online as The Communication Stylist® and creator of A Course About Copy® and she’s on a mission to help entrepreneurs communicate with more clarity and confidence. To catch part 1, click here.  In today’s episode […]

5 Reasons You Need To Create An Online Course

Whether you’re a service based business like a Website developer, a graphic designer,or a coach, or you run a brick-and-mortar business, you can skyrocket your business to a whole new level by sharing your expertise through an online course or membership. While there is absolutely nothing wrong with doing one-on-one work, I’m going to share with […]

What Is Your About Page Saying About You?

Does Your “About” Page Pass The TMI Test?

This episode is the first in a 3-part series on communications that I developed with my good friend Nikki Elledge Brown. Nikki’s known online as The Communication Stylist® and creator of A Course About Copy® and she’s on a mission to help entrepreneurs communicate with more clarity and confidence.  In today’s episode we’re talking about your “About” page, […]

Natalie MacNeil shares how to make your message clear and concise

How to Answer “What Do You Do For Work, Anyway?”

As entrepreneurs we’re sure to hear one question over and over again, at networking events, during media interviews, on Facebook groups…even at family reunions! While we entrepreneurs can pride ourselves on our creativity and quick thinking, this is a question that often stops us in our tracks: “So what do you do for work, anyway?” […]

Layla Saad

Why Your Inner Nice Girl Is Bad For Your Business

Growing up I was always The Nice Girl. The Good Girl. The girl who didn’t ruffle any feathers, or say anything to cause drama, or do anything rebellious. Like many women, I grew up with the message that success and happiness come when you say all the right things and make sure everybody else approves of […]

Nuggets Of Wisdom From Richard Branson & Other Necker Island Entrepreneurs

More Nuggets Of Wisdom From Richard Branson & Necker Island Entrepreneurs

Today I’m back with my Necker Island roomie, Diana House of Tiny Devotions. We’re bringing you part 2 of the video series we recently created while spending a week with Richard Branson and an amazing cohort of like-hearted entrepreneurs on his private tropical island. (If you didn’t watch part 1, you can catch it here.) […]

4 Ways To Magically Turn Viewers Into Customers

4 Ways To Magically Turn Viewers Into Customers

I’ve just returned from Necker Island, where I had the incredible opportunity to spend the past week with a collective of brilliant, philanthropic entrepreneurs and business legend Sir Richard Branson. It’s been truly one of the most memorable weeks of my entire life, and I learned so much from Richard Branson and my fellow entrepreneurs. […]

Name Your Business

Are You Winning At The Name Game?

Are you struggling with naming your business or new product? When you’re trying to come up with a great name, sometimes you just have to be patient and wait until you have that, “This is it!” gut feeling. This happened for me when I was trying to decide on a name for my blog – […]

8-Step Writing Process: Never Get “Writer’s Block” Again

Blogs, articles, emails, newsletters, media pitches, product content, video scripts, book proposals, customer service, oh my! That’s a lot of communication if you ask me. The world of online entrepreneurship is also a world of words. On the web your language, your voice, and your brand are all communicated through written content…and lots of it. […]

How To Create A Dream Job Description For A Virtual Hire

6 Easy Ways To Attract Your Perfect Hire

I’ve got a brand new episode of She Takes on the World TV today to help you find the perfect virtual hire, which can be tricky — especially if it’s your first hire. But first, I have some really exciting news that I feel like I’ve waited an eternity to share with you! This post is […]

How To Make Products Your Customers Go Crazy For

How To Make Products Your Customers Go Crazy For

When you’re figuring out what products you’re going to share with the world, it’s always important to keep future products and spin-offs in mind. When your customers like Product A – your first offering – you can be sure they’re going to love Product B, and they’ll be on the lookout for Product C coming […]

How To Make The Press Love You

Make The Press Love You (How To Be A Media Darling)

One of the best ways to turn your small business into something big is by getting more press and media attention, especially on-camera press. In today’s episode of She Takes on the World TV I’m talking with media strategist and TV producer extraordinaire Gwen Elliot about how to make the press absolutely fall in love […]

Create Your 5×5 Plan For The Year Ahead

Happy almost-New Year! While the ball-dropping festivities are still a day away, we’re already in party mode here at She Takes on the World Inc., and we’re celebrating some big wins for 2015, including just being named to the Forbes “100 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs” list, completing our biggest Conquer Club launch to date aaaand […]

Create Your Business Compass

9 Questions That Will Rock Your New Year

If you’ve ever gotten lost in the woods (or a giant mall parking lot) you know how helpful a compass can be. And although it’s less north and south, and more marketing and distribution, a business compass can help you chart the direction you want your company to go in, and help you to stay […]