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Ep 191: Talk about Ditching the Shame Around Help with Kara McKeage

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Overcoming Overwhelm: The Power of Asking for Help and Letting Go of Shame

Uncover the hidden power of delegation as Kara McKeage, the shame-smashing founder of Pepper’s Personal Assistance, helps professional women unleash their full potential by ditching the guilt and outsourcing household tasks to achieve balance and fulfillment in their lives.

“Outsourcing household tasks is a privilege, but it’s important to remove the stigma and recognize that it’s okay to ask for help. We deserve to focus on what truly fills our cup.”

– Kara McKeage

Kara has a quiz for you! 5 Signs You’re Approaching Burnout – take the quiz here.

Go grab your coffee or your tea, and let’s talk it out. 

Key Takeaways 

  • Find out how releasing your ‘I should do everything’ mindset can lead to profound personal and professional growth.
  • Learn why hiring a personal assistant for home management can revolutionize your ability to focus on what truly matters.
  • Gather useful tips on selecting a trustworthy and passionate personal assistant who shares your vision.
  • Cultivate skills for open, healthy communication with your personal assistant and lay the foundation for a beneficial partnership.
  • Realize the tasks you can delegate to increase productivity and enhance your lifestyle, letting go of the belief that you should manage everything.

More About Kara McKeage

Kara McKeage is the founder of Pepper’s Personal Assistants, a sourcing and placement agency for highly vetted personal assistants. With the belief that support is not a luxury; support is a necessity, Kara is dedicated to helping professional women let go of the shame around outsourcing household tasks so they can find more time, feel organized, and have peace of mind. Kara provides a guide, framework, and support for overcoming burnout by releasing the fear of delegation, outsourcing household tasks, and having a successful relationship with their personal assistants.  

Connect with Kara at Peppers Personal Assistants and on IG.


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