The year of getting off the couch

One of the goals I've set for myself this year (minus the time that I will be taking off for maternity leave) is to get off the couch and interact with creatives IRL. As an introvert who thrives off of being alone, it can be hard for me to put myself in places that require me to be chatty.

But with my word for the year being BOLD, I'm pushing myself out of my comfort zone to cultivate relationships out in the wild. So this weeks three is dedicated to helping you to get out and start meeting new people (both on & offline).

xo, Alisha

P.S. Have you checked out our 2019 Product & Brand Guide? Get familiar with what we're about and how our products were created to help you in both your life and business.

ONE TIP:

Networking as an introvert? Try bringing a wingman! Bringing someone along not only will help calm your nerves by knowing a familiar face but they will also give you someone to talk to in the event that things become too overwhelming. Just don't use them as a crutch! Remember you're not there to spend the whole night talking to people who you already know!

ONE ARTICLE:

Planning out your conference and travel schedule for this year? Here are 19 things happening around the US for creatives, entrepreneurs and those just wanting to learn from like-minded folks. 

READ THIS ARTICLE

ONE INTERVIEW:

After noticing the lack of diversity in the fitness and wellness industry, Lastraundra Alfred turned her love for wellness into a platform specifically for black women. The Balanced Black Girl is a podcast and community that focuses on helping black women to focus more on self-care and wellness. Listen to this weeks episode of The LOE Podcast to hear more about Lestraundra's journey!

LISTEN TO THIS INTERVIEW

WEEKLY PREP

1. Look ahead and take notes of any meetings or appointments.

2. Write out your to-do list for the week.

3. Clear out your inbox so that you can start the week off fresh.

4. Prioritize self-care! Take a nap, binge your favorite show and repeat! 

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