Do you relate to any of my categories below? A) left corporate America because it wasn’t sustainable with the family life you desired (AKA you actually WANTED to see your kids every once in a while.) B) trying to leave your current job and make that side hustle or dream career a full-time gig C) somewhere […]

Corporate America Does Not Have Our Back

If you’ve been following my content for a while, I assume you know how important it is to cloak your product and service in storytelling. And YES, the word “storytelling” is COMPLETELY OVERUSED.  Just like the word AUTHENTIC (I heard you say it…. GO TAKE A SHOT!) But I’m here for the overuse of storytelling. […]

Why You’re Not Converting

Contrary to what social media might tell you…being on camera is not a natural thing for 99.9% of the population. But if you’re running a business, showing up on camera is now an inevitable part of your job description.  But this is good news for us small business owners and side hustlers.  Because we are […]

If You’re Camera Shy…Do This

She turned her trauma into triumph.Her bullies into bucks.Last year 19-year-old Tania took in more than $1M in sales and says it was only when she started leaning into her backstory did her company explode.  I dare you not to get emotional watching this clip of 19-year-old Tania pitch the Sharks. (this is the only […]

Make Your Haters Your Motivators

“But Patrice, my back story is SO MUCH. Where do I even start??” I hear this a lot from entrepreneurs. You’ve done a lot. You’ve lived through a lot of jobs, transitions, bad hair trends, bad partners, questionable nightlife decisions (and made it the other side) peaks, valleys, therapy breakthroughs.  When it’s time to keep […]

From Arranged Marriage -> Immigrant Career Coach

Pitching yourself & your business to the media, your favorite podcast, that accelerator, your favorite brand is part art and part science. I am dropping two IG Lives below with two of my favorite media friends who tell you EXACTLY what they like and don’t like in those pitches they get.  But first, I want […]

Be like Kylie Jenner

I used to hate when people would say $hit like: X AMOUNT OF DAYS LEFT IN THE YEAR. WHATCHA GOING TO DO ABOUT IT?  Cue me doing this: Literally, felt offended. But deep down I knew those countdowns triggered me because I hadn’t accomplished as much as I had wanted to do when I was […]

XX days left in 20XX is not Triggering for Me Anymore

Hooks are the beginning of every amazing story. And the hype is true.  Write a hook that connects and it’s the reason your audience will continue watching your video (or reading your pitch, email, newsletter.) Write one that doesn’t hit home and that video or newsletter you spent HOURS, OK…DAYS making will be for you […]

5 Hooks to Keep Your Audience Wanting More

Dropping my go-to secrets for making consistent content that RESONATES with my audience. It’s a funny story why I am doing this so make sure you read TO.THE.END. 👀Do you find yourself making a $hit load of content but it doesn’t seem “to land?” 😭Are you posting a lot to your feed, showing up on […]

Content Strategy Tips

I want to give you a tip about how to make your videos connect better to your target audience. Make. It. About. Them. Videos that include the word “you” in the first 30 seconds see 68% more engagement than videos that don’t. Say “you” twice in the first 5 seconds & that number jumps to […]

Make it about your audience