This is my first official blog post after changing the domain from rjgs123s to risewithrebecca and I'm excited about it's new direction! I began the blog in 2016 to share my insights about business and life. I wasn't sure where it would be going because when I began it, I was staying at home with… Continue reading Ladies: Own Your Value
Attitude is a belief that what you are spending your time and effort doing will work out and is aligned with your strengths and purpose.
If you consider yourself a professional in any way, then networking is probably part of your life. With social media making the world smaller, networking has become an easier thing to do; we can connect with people around the world and become acquainted with people we have never even meet. And while networking and connecting… Continue reading Casting a Net when Networking
I was recently attacked on social media by a girl I hardly know. She had tagged me in a random post about how she didn't like that her friends promoted businesses on social media. (Let's not get into the fact that she's constantly posting boob pics to promote her "fitness" business. Also insert eye roll… Continue reading Let it all Hang Out
I am not a number person. If fact, it's embarrassing how often I have to use a calculator. I cannot remember statistics. But I am obsessed with them. What's my number on the scale? What's my number on my retirement account? What's my number in relation to my level at work? What's my number for… Continue reading You are Not your Number
After a rough week on social media, some of us are looking at our friends and family saying, "Who ARE you?!?!" People are engaged in a political civil war. Families are fighting. Friends are fighting. My kids are fighting. (Just kidding - they are actually playing together and I'm afraid to breathe in case I… Continue reading How to Lose Friends and Influence No One (Reflections from an expert)
I arrived mid-morning. Everything looked the way I remembered it. I slowly made my way to the trail head and navigated around the elementary kids on their school trip. Roughly a 1/2 mile in, and about 1000 feet of elevation later I was by myself. And I could really be present. It was me and… Continue reading Three times intuition changed my life
I'm going to preface this by saying that I'm in sales. But I also don't like the approach of many salespeople. I instinctively cringe or roll my eyes when I see some of them. Some of us are conditioned to think the worst and assume that they only have their own interests in mind. I… Continue reading Three reasons your friend in sales is approaching you – and how to handle it