Career

Alexis's Organized Life!

I'm so excited to share the next installment of my interview series! Today I'm speaking with my wonderful friend Alexis from @harlowandava. Alexis is a teacher at a Junior High and is sharing a glimpse into a typical day in her life, and how she organizes it!

Alexis's Organized Life!

The Butler Rises

The topic of butlering and household staff has long since fascinated and intrigued me. About 3 years ago I noticed a trend: a rise in the addition to household staff to homes around both Canada and the United States. I was thrilled when I came across Heather on Instagram, a certified professional Butler! In this special guest post, Heather discusses how she found this unique career, and four key lessons she has learned so far! 

The Butler Rises

Organizing Athletes - Part 5

I realize this is my smallest entry, but it is the most important. You have all read the quotes and the coaches’ highlights....

Organizing Athletes - Part 5

Organizing Athletes - Part 4

I know that sounds simple but let me explain. Practice really needs to refer to everything. Practice in the outfit, practice doing the makeup, practice the 6 minute warm up, practice the off ice warm up, ....

Organizing Athletes - Part 4

Organizing Athletes - Part 3

Like many things in life figure skating is a marathon, not a sprint. It will take many years for a skater to acquire triple jumps and be able to perform them with ease. The day-to-day grind of training can often make a skater feel stuck in a rut....

Organizing Athletes - Part 3

Organizing Athletes - Part 2

Once there is a plan in place it is mandatory to communicate efficiently and regularly. That means that the skaters have to converse with me about how they are feeling both physically and mentally. If they are injured I need to know so that I can adjust our training both on and off ice to avoid further injury...

Organizing Athletes - Part 2

Organizing Athletes - Part 1

All great coaches know that to achieve success you have to set goals. These goals should be S.M.A.R.T goals. In other words, they need to be Specific, Measureable, Achievable, Realistic and Time sensitive....

Organizing Athletes - Part 1