Five Friday Links: Habits of High Achievers


We hope you’ve had a great week. This week’s roundup of Five Friday Links is an exciting one featuring cake, podcasts, meditation, makeup and more. We hope you enjoy them!

After the Jump
Created and curated by Grace Bonney, blogging sensation and founder of Design*Sponge, After the Jump explores the day-to-day lives of contemporary makers and creative minds and discusses the challenges they face. This podcast provides information, resources and inspiration for anyone interested in ecommerce, blogging or building a brand online.

7 Things High Achievers Do When They Get Home From Work
What do most high achievers have in common? This article suggests routines anyone can adopt. The activities range from reading to volunteering and all help to expand networks, improve mindset and increase the likelihood for success in the workplace.

How Meditation Can Help to Improve Your Productivity
Entrepreneurs may want to consider adding 10 minutes of meditation to their busy daily routines. Through meditation, the mind slows down to stillness and is emptied from stress, busyness and distraction. Once the mind is calm and stress-free, it can repair and work more efficiently.This article clearly explains the benefits of meditation and more.

How This Mompreneur Built a Burgeoning Makeup Brand with Her Teenage Daughters
After the groundbreaking impact of the ‘lipglass’ she created for MAC Cosmetics, Toronto native Jenny Frankel sold the majority of her stake in her beauty company Cover FX to private investors. She’s now, teamed up with her daughters to release a millennial-leaning cosmetic line called Nudestix. This article tells the story.

Jenna Rae Cakes Interview
It’s no surprise that Jenna Rae Cakes were recently listed as one of Canada’s Prettiest Wedding Cakes by Wedding Bells magazine. One of the Winnipeg sisters behind the company that creates cakes as delicious as they are beautiful explains why they started the business and the successes they’ve had since opening the doors.

Have a great weekend!

– Ashley Wood