#MoneyMatters 💸 is BACK and we’re talking to the founder of @zak.eyes 👓, @kylyzakrabin. We’re getting the 411 on all things money- from what she’s paying herself, her team and her 3️⃣ biggest monthly expenses! If you’re entering start up phase for your company, then this one is for you! 👏 Hit the link in our bio to read more! 📷: @shopryanporter
Did you know, research shows that a stylish work environment equates to enhanced well-being and increased efficiency? 📈 Those are some facts we can get behind! 🙌 So, we turned to some of our designer friends to share some of their favorite office 🗃 finds for creating a productive and pretty desk. ✨ And bonus, all of them are under $100. 💸 Hit the #linkinbio to read more! 📷: @roomandboardbusinessinteriors
So you stepped up your content game this summer and brands are starting to notice. YAS! 👏 But now comes that daunting question- "What is your rate?" 🤔 Don't shy away from brand collabs 🤝 because your hesitant to ask for $$$. #OTB, we're sharing the equation ✖️➗➖ every influencer needs in their back pocket to calculate the perfect rate. 💰 Blog post by @flockehq 📷: @whitneymadueke
In case you were starting to feel self doubt, let this be a reminder! You can do both. 👊📷: @myleik
Raise your hand if you spend your time stuck in the past reviewing all that went wrong today, yesterday, or maybe even your entire life? 🙋♀️ SAME. And even though we are all about taking time to reflect, sometimes a little too much reflection can restrict us from moving forward. 🙅♀️➡️ Hit the link in our bio to read the 3️⃣ common thoughts that are holding you back. Blog post by @robin_emmerich 📷: @tinarichdesign
“Pack this, not that” is back and we’re talking with designer, @aninebing. ✨ We can’t help but fall in love 😍 with her coveted style and killer clothing line, so we reached out to get all her travel secrets- from beauty must-haves to the perfect pair airport outfit. 👌 Hit the link in our bio to find out Bing’s 10 travel essentials for the plane ✈️ , and shop them for your next trip. 📷: @aninebing
Just one more week to apply to our C&C Scholarship! 👩💻 We’ve partnered with @chandonusa to bring ONE lucky winner (+ a friend!) to #createcultivateSF! 👏 PLUS, the winner will receive $5,000 💸 to help fund your business or take a course to help you progress in your career. YASSS! 🙌 Tap the link in our bio to learn more + apply now! 📷: @angelicamariephoto
#CREATECULTIVATESF SPEAKER ALERT! 🚨When it comes to bringing you the best in the biz, we're not holding back! Swipe through ⬅️➡️ to check out @officiallyquigley and @jamielynnsigler! 💕 Tickets 🎟🎟🎟 are going FAST! Don't miss your chance to attend out biggest conference of the year. #linkinbio to grab your tickets! ✨
Bringing our #CCSummerSeries to a close! We stopped in LA to have meaningful conversations with @chandonusa + @starz about what women are doing today to cultivate a successful career. Special thanks to @melissabarreram, @almost30podcast + @ellenmariebennett for keeping it real and shedding light on what women can do to break into the industry! 🥂✨ Head over to our IG stories to checkout more BTS! 📸: @smithhousephoto
Small business, big dreams! ✨ We’re bringing you our first ever Small Business Summit in partnership with @mastercard! Join us on October 19th in #NYC for a day filled with workshops 📝, panels 🎤, and some serious insight 📈 on what it takes to make your small business dreams into a reality. 👊#CCInsiders are getting first access! Hit the link in our bio to grab your tickets 🎟 today. Bonus! If you’re a @mastercard card holder you can head over to our IG stories 🤳 to access a special pre-sale. 🙌#CCSmallBusinessSummit
How did you get your foot in the door?🚪 For some it was being at the right place at the right time, and for others it might have been an internship! And for @dyson’s marketing director, Caitlin Murtha, it was just that! 🙌 We sat down with the marketing guru to hear all about her secret sauce 👩💻 and the steps she took to get to where she is today. 👊#linkinbio to read the kickoff of our new series #IWantYourJob! 📷: @dazey_den
Here’s a little tip for all the companies old and new- millennials value company culture more than any other generation that’s come before them. 👊 According to a recent study, millennials would be willing to give up $7,600 💸 in salary every year that provided a better environment for them. That is WILD and something everyone should be paying attention to. 👩💻 We’re helping you out by sharing 6️⃣ action items that create a culture of systematic trust. 👏👏 Hit the link in our bio to read more! Blog post by: @wearerosie 📷: @tkees
Say it louder! 👏👏👏
"We want hearts, not eyeballs.” The new motto for @glitterguide is exactly why we’ve always loved the lifestyle website for its sincere and creative content. 💖 So we sat down with the the founder, and #createcultivateSF speaker, @taylorsterling for our #DayInTheLife series. ✨ She gives us a snapshot of her day, what it really takes to be a founder, and shares thenkey advice to propel your career. Hit the link in our bio to read more + catch Taylor in #SanFrancisco this September! 🙌
We’ve got a #GirlCrush on the small businesses owners who are putting in the work 24/7! 👏 From freelancing on the side to leaving their 9-5 to follow their dreams, we’re sharing 4 ladies who are doing just that! Head over our IG stories 🤳 to get to know them in our Small Biz Roundup. ✨ 📷: @theunexpectedtype
We don’t know who needs to hear this, but it’s okay to take a break. 💆♀️ Use the weekend to recharge ⚡️ and find inspiration anywhere you go. ✨ 📷: @kyllesebree
She’s the driving force behind the wildly successful, @schmidtsnaturals. 👊 But it’s her latest company, @supermakerofficial, that has everyone talking about @jaimeschmidt22. ✨ She’s created a platform that’s celebrating inclusive, independent brands + creators and hosts powerful conversations about empowering values in the workplace. 👏👏👏 That’s what we’re talking about! We had the pleasure of sitting down with Jaime to learn more about her latest project + her best advice for entrepreneurs. #linkinbio to read more!
The lineup is here! 🚨 Swipe ⬅️➡️ to check out the leading ladies who are joining us in📍LA for the final stop on our #CCSumerSeries tour! ✨ @chandonusa + @starz are shining a spotlight on strong and complex individuals who are taking charge of their job + beyond! 👏👏👏 Join us next Thursday on August 15th! #linkinbio to RSVP. 💖
#ad There's no thriving unless your unwinding! 💆♀️ Here at C&C we are constantly on the go, but if there's anything we learned from our #CCSelfCareSummit 💙, it's that taking the time to prioritize ourselves is the key 🔑 to long-term success. So we teamed up with @smirnoffus Spiked Sparkling Seltzer to share how the C&C team resets after a jam packed day! 🛀🍷 Hit the link in our bio to read more! 📷: @smithhousephoto
🚨SPEAKER ALERT🚨 We’re bringing you leaders in every industry! From investors, content creators, consultants and artists- #createcultivateSF is your one-stop-shop! 🙌 Swipe ⬅️➡️ to check out the amazing women taking the stage and grab your TICKET 🎟🎟🎟 at the link in our bio! 🎤 @heygorjess, lifestyle & beauty content creator 🎤 @jessecdraper founding partner at @halogenvc 🎤 @itsmekellieb, influencer & brand consultant 🎤 @aleksandrazee, artist & woodworker
#ad Running a business has so many different components- hiring 🤝, finance 💰, marketing 👩💻, literally all the things! So when we hear about a company that is also giving back on top of their day-to-day operations, then a major applause is in order! 👏👏👏 Enter The Crown Royal Purple Bag Project, an initiative by @crownroyal to distribute care packages to active-duty military service members. They’ve made it their mission to pack 1 million purple bags 💜 by the year 2020. Want to read more about this powerful project and find how to get involved? We’re breaking it down on the blog! Hit the link in our bio to read more. ✨
Want in on a little secret? The art of a handwritten note 💌 is still not forgotten! So instead of following up over email after an interview, stand out from other applicants and send a thank you card via 🐌 mail! Now it’s time for this week’s classifieds. Check out these positions at ➡️ @newbelgium, @archpaper, @cogni.is, @azionepr, Blended Strategy Group, and with us 👋 @createcultivate! Hit the link in our bio to apply now! ✨ 📷: @coffeecupsandroses
When it came to her skincare, @mirandakerr wanted ✌️ things in her products - clean and certified organic ingredients. So when she struggled to find options, she decided to create her own. And this was the beautiful beginning for @koraorganics. ✨ We sat down to talk to the model turned entrepreneur about what she’s learned, why she opted for a slow approach to new launches, and why trusting her gut has been her greatest mentor. 👏👏👏 Hit the link in our bio to read more and head to our IG stories 🤳 to check out some BTS!
When we hear the word “collaboration” we often think of two people 🤝 or groups coming together to create! 💡 But what about when it comes to your business? @jessruhfus, founder of @collabosaurus, is taking over the blog to chat about the effects of ➡️ collaboration marketing! She’s breaking down all the benefits + everything you need to know to get started! 👊 Hit the link in our bio to read more. 📷: @goldalamode
Mapping out the week with our colorful @shopbando notebooks! ✨ Want our best tips for planning a successful week? 👉 1️⃣. Plan your to-do list the night before. You are more likely to hit the ground running in the AM when your list is ready to go! 2️⃣. Add time ⏰ blocks to each task to help keep you on track. 3️⃣. Set realistic daily goals. For example instead of saying you’ll get your inbox to zero, make it a goal to answer 20 emails each day and have it cleared by the EOW. 😉 Tell us your fave tips + tricks below 👇
What is that one thing that you keep putting off? 🤔 Creating a domain name? Reaching out to a potential mentor? Maybe even attending a Create & Cultivate event? It’s time to stop 🙅♀️ procrastinating + turn your ideas into action! 👊 And don’t let #createcultivateSF be one of the things! Hit the link in our bio to grab ticket 🎟🎟🎟 to our biggest conference of the year!! 🙌
Our C&C events are meant to educate, inspire, and open your eyes to your limitless potential. ✨ And for one #CCselfcaresummit attendee, it did that and more! 👏👏👏 After experiencing burnout herself and taking the necessary steps to recover 💆♀️, she said the Self Care Summit taught her things she never considered before and she’s sharing them with us on the blog! 💖 Hit the link in our bio to read more + get started on your #selfcare journey.👆Blog post by #CCInsiders member @alongcamekatrina 📷: @2lgstudio
What do the CEO’s of @peanut , @auratenewyork, @thefinancialgym, and @paravel all have in common? 🤔 They all spends lots of time 30,000 ft in the air 🛫traveling for work- which means their travel game is pretty strong. 👊 So we partnered with @alaskaair to get the 411 on their best travel tips and hacks! 😉 Tap the link in our bio to read more! #iflyalaska ✨ 📷: @smithhousephoto
You’ve spent the whole week grinding away at work 👊, but now it’s time sit down and do some personal financial planning. 💸 We want you to save save save, but we also want you to live a little! 🎉 So #OTB, we’re sharing 1️⃣0️⃣ important questions to ask yourself to help you put money in the bank 🏦, pay off debt 💳, and live life like a millionaire (well, that’s the dream). #linkinbio to read more! Article written by: @priyamalaniofficial 📷: @thepreppyhispanic
NEW SF SPEAKER ALERT! 🚨 The #createcultivateSF lineup keeps getting better 👏 and 👏 better! Swipe ◀️▶️ through to check out the amazing ladies taking the stage! 🎤 Link in bio to grab your tickets!! 🎟🎟🎟 ✨ @payal, founder of @classpass ✨ @rachelpally, owner and creative director✨ @chloeadelia, CEO and founder @chloedigital ✨ @girlwithcurves, influencer and designer ✨ @julssolomon founder of the Influencer Podcast and Pitch It Perfect.
Have you applied for our C&C Scholarship?! We’ve partnered with @chandonusa to bring 3 lucky winners (+ a friend!) to #createcultivateSF! 👏 PLUS, each winner will receive $5,000 💸 to help fund your business or take a course to help you progress in your career. YASSS! 🙌 Tap the link in our bio to learn more + apply now! 📷: @smithhousephoto
“You have to pay attention to the thing that keeps you up at night and try to do it.” @erinfoster on her biggest life lesson and we couldn’t agree more! 👏👏👏 That was the goal for our #CCSelfCareSummit, to create a safe space 🤝 to talk about things that matter, such as mental health, burnout and self love. 💕 We’re so excited to share all the moments with you on the blog! ✨ Hit the link in our bio to read all the inspiration, tips, and advice from an unforgettable day! 📷: @smithhousephoto
The ah-ha! 💡 moment that takes you from daydreamer to business owner can occur at any given moment. 🙌And what do you turn to first to get the ball rolling? Technology! 🤳👩💻 That’s why we partnered with @lenovo and @microsoft to bring their Think Big Speaker Series to life in 📍New York and 📍Toronto. This dynamic panel event brought together cutting-edge entrepreneurs and founders from varied professional backgrounds (and their advice was ON POINT!) 👏👏👏Hit the link in our bio to check out the full rundown!
Raise your hand if you've been at your job for 5 years? 🙋♀️ 10? 🙋♀️ 15? 🙋♀️ It's not a bad thing to stay at a company for a long period of time (especially if you love it! 👏) but let this be a little reminder that if you're lacking challenge and excitement in your work, then it might be time for a change! 😉 And that new change might be in this week's classifieds! ✨ Hit the link in our bio to check out openings at ➡️ @shelfinc, Blended Strategy Group, @fabfitfun, @stitchfix, @patagonia and with us @createcultivate! 💖 📷: @marisavitalephoto
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9️⃣2️⃣% of employed Americans feel stressed out about job interviews. Um, SAME. 😅 And want to know which Q people stress out about the most? ➡️ “What is your biggest weakness?” Yup, we all know that one. 🤦♀️ But don’t worry, we’re sharing 3️⃣ strategies to help you formulate the best answer for your next interview! 🙌 Preparation is 🔑! 📷: @theshiftcreative ⌨️: @writestyles
Entrepreneur + marketing veteran, we’re thrilled to announce @christinadeetopacio as our new August mentor for #CCInsiders! 👏👏👏 After 10 years in marketing she founded the company @jigplussaw, a global creative community for entrepreneurs and creatives. AND she is also the mastermind behind the popular and highly engaged digital personality ➡️ @iamprofresh. ✨✨ Christina is an expert in customer acquisition, building community, and connecting with like-minded entrepreneurs + creatives. And she’s ready to answer all of your hard-hitting marketing Q’s! 👊 Hit the link in our bio to RSVP to her digital mentor season in August 8th! 👩💻
With more and more people working from home, it’s important to create a space that allows you to get in the zone! 👊 Why?? Your work space enhances your 👉 creativity 🎨, productivity 👩💻, and influences what you produce. So, we turned to some of our favorite interior designers to share the best small home office ideas 💡 along with the common mistakes people make + the quick fix 🔨 to turn it around. Click the link in our bio to see how you can turn your spare corner or nook into a cool small home office with a $100💰budget! 📷: @michaelsinclair @roksandailincic
🚨San Francisco Keynote Alert🚨We’re bringing the one and only, @kourtneykardash to the #CreateCultivateSF 🎤 main stage!! 👏👏 Kourtney knows a thing or two about launching a successful business, but it’s her latest and much-buzzed-about project, @poosh ✨ that has us glued to her new lifestyle website— a one-stop-shop for all things health, wellness, fitness, entertaining, and more— and we can’t get enough! 😍 Join us as Kourtney dives into her entrepreneurial journey and the many valuable lessons she’s learned along the way. Get your tickets 🎟🎟🎟 to our SF conference at the link in our bio before they sell out! 🙌
Don’t rush, value your pace and remember not to compare yourself to someone else’s timeline. 👊✨
Fact: 4 out of every 10 US businesses are owned by women and they generate up to 3.1 trillion in revenue.👏👏👏 That is why we want to celebrate the badass females who are breaking the status quo by sharing them in our #GirlCrush Small Biz Roundup! ✨ Head over to our IG stories to learn about 5️⃣ women who are seriously killing it! Drop down your favorite female-owned small business down below. 👇 📷: @earthbabyflowers
Did you know 8 million metric tons of trash are dumped into the ocean each year? 🤯 These are issues we should be talking about + doing our part to make an impact. 👊 So we're sharing 4️⃣ things you can do everyday to live a more sustainable lifestyle even with your busy schedule! Our favorite tip 👉 invest in reusable lunch containers to not only help you save money (bonus!) but will greatly reduce the amount of waste 🗑 . That's what we're talking about! 👏 Hit the link in our bio to read more! 📷: @kaeptive
Welcome to ➡️ "From Scratch," a new series on the Create & Cultivate blog where we talk to female entrepreneurs who literally built their businesses from scratch. 👊 They didn't follow a how-to manual and they surely made lots of mistakes along the way. 🤷♀️ And we sit down with them to hear every single nitty gritty detail! 🙌 First up, @allisonmcnamara ✨, founder of the algae skincare line @themarabeauty. Hit the link in our bio to read Allison's story, from starting a business plan 📝, conducting research 👩💻, finding a manufacture 🏢 and what she pays herself. 👀 #linkinbio to read more + head to our IG stories for Allison’s “From Scratch” takeover! 🤳
#ad As we progress in our careers, it’s easy to look back at the moments that have shaped us into who we are today. ✨ And for most of us, those special moments and words of wisdom come from our mothers. 👩👧 So we partnered with @smirnoffus Spiked Sparkling Seltzer to pay homage to them and everything they’ve taught us! 💕 Want to read some amazing “mom advice”? We asked the C&C team to share the best advice they’ve received from their moms and how it’s helped them in their careers. 👏👏👏 #linkinbio to read more!
@workparty repost because we’re channeling this energy for the weekend! ⚡️⚡️ Don’t forget to listen to the insanely talented and REAL, @busyphilipps, on the #workparty 🎙 podcast! We’re bringing you a LIVE episode from the #CCAerieREALtreat 🌿 where Busy talks about the evolution of the entertainment industry after the #metoo movement + why she decided to share her most intimate stories with the world. ✨ Hit the link in our bio to listen!
Do you ever wish you could talk to a confidence coach? Yeah, SAME. 🙋♀️🙋♀️🙋♀️ It’s one thing to feel confident about yourself, but what about your career? 🤔 #OTB, we’re sharing 11 ways you can take your career to the next level! ⚡️ Our favorite tip ➡️ confront your misconceptions and limiting beliefs! 👏 YASS! #linkinbio to read more! 📷 @jamxcreative
It’s #internationalselfcareday and you’ve come to the right place.📍Here at C&C we talk business + entrepreneurship all day, everyday, but most importantly we want you to make yourself a priority! Yes, girl! It is up to us to look after our 👏 mind 👏 body 👏 and spirit. So join the Self Care Club 💙 + let us help you with tips from the best in wellness! ✨ We asked our #CCSelfCareSummit speakers to share how they’re cultivating self love! 💕 Head over to IG stories to listen 🔈 and hit the link in our bio to read more! 📷 + 💐: @eastolivia