When Business Decisions Impact Customer Experience

“Who Moved My Wine?” Last week I went to the UPS pickup station to retrieve a package that required my signature.  It was a shipment of wine. Wine shipments require a signature and I am typically never at home when they deliver. Which means I come home to a notice stuck to my door that…

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The Power of Incremental Progress

It’s easy to get frustrated when you’re creating a business or even in the process of determining what it is you want to create for yourself. Things always take longer than you think they will and there are always more and more questions that arise and tasks you never knew you would need to tackle.…

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5 Quick Tips For Growing A Side Gig

Are you thinking about starting a side gig? Here are a few quick tips to get you off on the right track. 1. Make sure you’re doing something you are really passionate about. You already have a day job and probably one you’re not too excited about so why would you want to start another…

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What Business Does A Stay-at-home Mom Have Thinking She Can Start A Business?

I raised my family and now I am thinking of starting a business, what skills do I have to go into the marketplace? This question came up in an online Master Class that I helped to facilitate recently.   I’ve never been a Mom, but I know that moms have skills that would seriously rock…

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Top 3 Mistakes Women Make When Starting a Business

You’re probably hoping that these three mistakes are tactical strategies that can be changed or corrected overnight and your business will start rockin! I wish it were that simple. The tactical stuff is easy. It’s the “head” stuff that gets in the way. Of course there are million different ways you can fail at launching…

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How is Your Self-Concept Impacting Your Future?

‎”How you perceive yourself determines what you think you are able to do and that determines in turn what you will try. So the self-concept has a tremendous effect upon the intelligence of the individual.” -Dr. Arthur W. Combs There are many factors that create our self-concept and they begin at birth. Factors including gender,…

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I’m Too Old For This Shit

I don’t know about you, but if you are like me you’ve uttered these words a time or two. “I’m too old for this shit”. I found them tumbling out of my mouth when I completed my first marathon at 40 years old.  They showed up again when I did a tough mudder at 50…

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Making a Move – part 3 of From Weird Smart Chic to Entrepreneur

Part 3: From Weird Smart Chic to Entrepreneur – Making a Move In part 2 of this series I talked about the time I spent in the CVS(metaphor). It may sound like I was hating life – but, I don’t want you to get the wrong idea. Oh, and if that sentence made no sense to…

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Why Women in Their 40’s & 50’s Wait So Long To Follow Their Passion

Is this you? You’ve created a great life for yourself. You’ve been successful in your career. You’ve raised a family. You’ve put all your energy into building someone else’s dream – whether in your career or your family. And now you’re sitting there thinking…what about me? What about what I want out of life? Heck,…

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What You Need To Know About A Location Independent Career

Google “work from anywhere” and you’re going to find a plethora for articles and advice about all the different jobs and careers that allow you to work remotely or as I like to say – location independent. Headlines like: Top 10 Businesses You Can Run From Anywhere, How to Create a Freedom Business, Earn While…

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