Posts tagged self
How Can Having an Arch Nemesis Help You Grow Personally? #32

Whether you call them frenemies, haters, or nemesis (nemesi??), it seems like everyone has someone in their lives that is their antithesis. On this episode of My Biz Bestie, Amber and Maelisa flesh out the arch-nemesis relationship. An arch-nemesis can actually be an important relationship that helps you define your life (much like a biz bestie!).

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What Does Your Chronotype Say About You? A Book Review of The Power of When #26

Do you ever feel that your schedule is a bit off-kilter from the rest of the world? Well, you’re not alone. Maelisa and Amber have found a fantastic book that explains why different people’s optimal schedule may not line up with their spouse’s or seemingly everyone else’s. On this episode of My Biz Bestie Maelisa and Amber review a book that they have often mentioned on the podcast. The book is The Power of When and it was written by sleep psychologist, Michael Breus. If sleep or productivity have ever been a problem for you then you will want to listen to this episode to hear if this book would be a helpful tool for you.

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Dealing with Overwhelm: How to Manage Your Time and Expectations #23

This episode of My Biz Bestie is all about dealing with overwhelm and discovering the root causes. Why do you get overwhelmed and how do you avoid it? Often people offer the advice of practicing self-care. But self-care is not just about taking baths, getting a massage, or enjoying a cup of tea. These are great things to do, but they won’t help much if you are truly feeling overwhelmed.

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Learn Team Leadership Strategies That You Need to Know, with Shelli Warren #22

As a business owner, you may now find yourself in a leadership position that you haven’t been in before. On this episode of My Biz Bestie Amber and Maelisa welcome team and leadership expert Shelli Warren. Shelli has been a team leader for Procter and Gamble for more than 25 years. She has led a multitude of types of teams ranging from technical teams to virtual teams, to local teams and many kinds in between. She shares her leadership expertise and provides some fantastic nuggets of gold that you will not want to miss.

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Bonus: The Winding Trajectory of a Successful Career with Amber Hawley

Welcome back to another bonus episode of My Biz Bestie. Today is all about Amber Hawley, multi-passionate business owner, wife, and mother. Amber didn’t start out life wanting to own her own business, but over time she determined she had just the skills necessary to make it as an entrepreneur. I think we can all agree she’s currently crushing it. 

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How to Plan a Weekend Retreat to Boost Productivity

It’s a Landmark Day for the My Biz Bestie Podcast. This is our first episode recorded live in-person and on-location. We are bringing some good stuff to your ears today from Atlanta, GA at the International ADHD Conference. It is the perfect backdrop to talk about one of our favorite things to do with your Biz Bestie: Work Retreats! 

 

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The Myers-Briggs Review

Since we’ve already established that Myers-Briggs personality types are one of our favorite things to talk about, we’ll jump right into the specifics of each of the 4 Spectrums. Are you Introverted or Extroverted? Intuitive or Sensing? Feeling or Thinking? Judging or Perceiving? Some of these scales have misleading names that can lead to a misunderstanding about what it means for personality types. Some of the scales have gotten a bad reputation that we are here to rectify! Regardless, we are going to have a little fun today talking about the 16 Personalities…

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The Blessings of Introversion and Extroversion

Having a true understanding of Introversion and Extroversion is one of the easiest ways to appreciate why people do what they do. There are so many misconceptions about what makes an Introvert tick; “They’re antisocial,” or, They don’t have friends.” The same could be said for Extroverts; “They never need down time” or “They always enjoy small talk.” What happens when we believe these stereotypes? We tend to think the grass is greener but is it…

 

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Welcome to the My Biz Bestie Podcast

You are the CEO of your own Business Empire, but does that feel a little isolating? Are you struggling to connect with others about the unique struggles of running your own business? Maybe your partner is supportive, but just doesn’t understand where you are coming from? Sounds like you need a Biz Bestie! We are Maelisa Hall and Amber Hawley, two Biz Besties on a mission to help you connect with like-minded women…


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