All, Business, Entrepreneurship, Life-Work Balance

Living in the Balance: Building Your Creative Career and Keeping Your 9-to-5 (Part 2)

Some time ago I wrote a post giving advice on how to best manage your time and utilise the resources you currently have on hand to build your creative career/business while holding down your 9-to-5. I firmly believe that a corporate 9-to-5 can become a crutch and that the best way to grow your creative …

Spirituality, Philosophy, and Religion

Perspectives on Purpose and Pain: Grabbing Lemons with Author Damien M. Williams

From my experiences, I have had to confront the truth – more so, the truth about myself – my strengths and my weaknesses and all those things that make me uniquely me. You only have to read one or two of the posts on THESHORTGIRLCODE.com to understand that I love hearing and sharing personal stories …

All, Business, Entrepreneurship, Life-Work Balance

Entrepreneurship: A Journey of the Soul

Surf the world wide web long enough and you’ll be sure to run the gamut of articles, programs, and “must-do” industry trends that focus on the role of entrepreneurship as a means to an end – a jet-setting lifestyle where everyone is a multimillionaire and an escape from the 9-to-5 ‘grind.’ Needless to say, terms like entrepreneur, …

All, Spirituality, Philosophy, and Religion

‘Asking Why’: The Pathway to a Healthier Relationship with Yourself, Others, and Your World

Whenever I think of the question ‘why’ I often think of a child’s unending questions to parents about the ways of the world and the way they do what they do. ‘Why’ – although a question – is a powerful statement of seeking more. It embodies trying to get to the root or the heart …