As working women, whether working from home or from the corporate office, we have many responsibilities which cause us to view time as a precious commodity. From assisting your boss, the team you manage, your spouse, your children, your friends, and whomever else, we often forget to take time for ourselves, allowing us to rejuvenate, to develop, and to grow.
But today is different. Today you can decide to make a change that will transform your future. Continually developing yourself is essential to staying motivated and knowledgeable enough to be the leader in your chosen career. Staying stagnant for too long will soon lead to boredom, decreased energy, and eventually burnout. By dedicating at least 30 minutes to one hour a day in self-improvement, you can become renewed, more productive, and savvier.
So how does a busy, working women best spend her time in developing herself? Here are six boredom-proof blogs that are sure to entertain, inform, and educate:
Social Networking – Social Moms
Social Moms is a networking site where moms can connect on various topic areas and a range of expertise. The first in the world to launch a social networking loyalty program, Social Moms is a leader in providing networking and sponsorship opportunities to their members.
Social Media Updates – Social Media Examiner
You may remember Social Media Examiner from my Top 10 Blogs for WAHMs list. Created by Michael Stelzner, Social Media Examiner provides up-to-date information on how to best use social media tools. With updates on innovations in social media as well as tips and tools on how to integrate social media into your website, this blog is sure to provide relevant information and news.
Business Growth – The Savvy Mompreneur
Give yourself an “A+” because you’ve already found one source for content that will help grow your business. My goal is to provide you with relevant, up-to-date resources that will help you build your brand, attract your ideal clients, and help you experience wild success in your business. Be sure to get your copy of The Savvy Mompreneur’s Guide To Growing a Wildly Successful Business.
Business Networking – Savor the Success
Savor the Success is a business network for women where members connect via the community, get PR opportunities, and increase their business through networking. Its cutting-edge social media website allows members to connect with women internationally. The buzz from members about Savor is that members do grow their business through this premium network.
Entertainment – Dooce
Truly entertaining and often times educational, this blog focuses on mother-related issues both at home and at work. Heather Armstrong started the blog in 2001 as a hobby, and in 2004 began accepting advertisements for her blog. By the end of 2005, she was running enough ads on her blog that her husband was able to quit his job and join her in business. Dooce has won numerous awards and now hosts a community for readers to interact.
News – Huffington Post
This news website and content aggregating blog offers readers coverage of media, politics, business, living, style, entertainment, world news, comedy, blogs and original content. With an active community and over one million comments made on the site each month, this website is sure to keep you informed.
What are some boredom-proof blogs that you have found?