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Dear Natalie: How do you get comfortable being on camera?

Sweaty palms. Shaking hands. Stuttering. Struggling through awkward silences. Oh god am I gonna throw up!? Nope, that’s not a list of the worst things you can think on a first date. Instead, they’re symptoms I experienced the first time I (very awkwardly) had to stand in front of the camera, and make a video. […]

Dear Natalie: How Do You Deal With Overwhelm?

Emails piling up. Back-to-back calls that barely leave you time for a cup of soup. Clients making “small requests” that require huge effort on your end. Team members missing deadlines, or needing piles of feedback, outlines, and notes. Loved ones asking for your time and attention when you’ve barely had a moment to shower, let […]

Dear Natalie: Help! I’m Rebelling Against My Own Systems

I’m gonna go ahead and say it: I think creatives make some of the best business owners around. (…And not just because I’m a creative myself, and work with creatives all over the world.) Entrepreneurs who think outside the box have changed the world. Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and Arianna Huffington are all […]

Dear Future Natalie… Love, 2015 Natalie

Last week, I stumbled across a very special envelope in my desk drawer. It wasn’t just any envelope. It was well worn from travel, and addressed to me — in my own handwriting. For two years, I convinced myself not to tear it open… but standing in my apartment in that moment, I finally felt […]

Dear Natalie: How Has L.A. Changed Your Business?

Oh, my new home in Los Angeles, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Your beaches. Your sunshine. Your total lack of winter. Your beautiful, bustling population of creatives. Did I mention the sunshine? (OK – I’ll stop counting now… and you’ll notice L.A. traffic did not make that list.) However, some […]

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, […]

Dear Natalie: What’s Your #1 Daily Routine?

At last: The big day’s finally here! I’m so excited to present you with the first of my brand new video series: Dear Natalie, where you and your fellow readers can ask me absolutely anything about life, business, wellness, and more. (Also: I’m in my new apartment in the video! Isn’t it beautiful?) This first […]