Author Archive | Natalie MacNeil

How to Plan for Q3 — Brilliantly

Pinch me — is it Q3 already?! It feels like just last week I was dorkily dishing on my favorite ways to plan for Q2 — and now we’re more than halfway through the year, and it’s time to get yourself set up for another incredible quarter. I have to admit: It’s been such an […]

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Dear Future Natalie… Love, 2015 Natalie

Last week, I stumbled across a very special envelope in my desk drawer. It wasn’t just any envelope. It was well worn from travel, and addressed to me — in my own handwriting. For two years, I convinced myself not to tear it open… but standing in my apartment in that moment, I finally felt […]

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Dear Natalie: How Has L.A. Changed Your Business?

Oh, my new home in Los Angeles, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Your beaches.Your sunshine.Your total lack of winter.Your beautiful, bustling population of creatives.Did I mention the sunshine? (OK – I’ll stop counting now… and you’ll notice L.A. traffic did not make that list.) However, some readers have been wondering: […]

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Dear Natalie: Should I Launch if it Isn’t Perfect?

Gather ‘round the couch, awesome She Takes on the World readers! I’m back for yet another episode of Dear Natalie, where you submit all the questions you’ve been dying to ask me, about business, habits, life, money, and everything in between — and I answer, right here from my home in L.A. Today, we’re talking […]

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What’s Driving Your Social Media Strategy?

The comedian Chris Rock once said, “You only live once so sure, spend 15 hours a day online desperately seeking the validation of strangers.” The funny thing is that’s what I’m seeing so many people do online today as they promote their businesses through social media. In today’s episode of She Takes on the World […]

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Improve Your Workspace to Improve Your Business

While visiting Thailand this fall, I was inspired by a very impressive “office.” It wasn’t in a high rise or some other sleek building. Instead, it was an office I rode in from the airport! It was a taxi – complete with beautiful posters, and mantras, and mala beads, and Thai traditional flower offerings. As […]

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This Is Why Your Business Is Not Making Money

In today’s episode, I’m taking a question from one of our Facebook fans, Rosie-Leigh. She writes, “Natalie I’ve been working on my business full time for a year and I’m so passionate about what I do. I work so hard but I feel like I’m not really going anywhere and I’m barely making enough to […]

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Your No-Fail Guide to Surviving the Holidays

Two weeks ago most of you came back from the Thanksgivukkah holiday excited for this crazy, magical, and busy time of year…and I came back with the flu. I was completely surprised as I’m not one to get sick very often. As I was recuperating, spending plenty of time in bed (i.e., missing deadlines, going […]

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