Are You Leading To Create Positive Change?

I woke up this morning thinking about a call I received many years ago from a New Jersey Realtor inquiring about using my company’s services. At one point in our call, she told me she’d reviewed our website and was open to working with almost anyone except one particular person who lived in Atlanta. Odd,…

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Treasure Box

People will try to knock you down. They will say untrue and mean things. They will write reviews that are not true or try to steal your clients. They will sign up to receive the free offer on your website, only to plagiarize it. They will attempt to copy your services or products. They will…

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Gardening & Entrepreneurship

Kitchen Garden

When we moved from Chicago to Waco in the summer of 2020, I left all my plants with a friend. Unfortunately, we ran out of room to safely transport them – being a plant lover, this was especially hard. Some I’d had for ten years or so. But, I had to let them go –…

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Reconnecting with WHY as an Entrepreneur

Female Entrepreneur - reconnecting with WHY as an Entrepreneur

With just a few minutes between meetings, I am often tempted to stay at my desk and work. Even when nothing needs my immediate attention, my inner “people pleaser” often encourages me, or should I say, attempts to shame me, not to leave anything undone, even for just a moment. For years I’ve been working…

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Be Authentic. Be Real. Be Proud

I recently got a new phone. It wasn’t planned by me, but apparently, my old one decided for us it had enough. While setting it up in my Jeep it snapped a photo. Initially, my reaction was to delete it as quickly as possible. After all, I was frustrated and not smiling – this was…

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It’s what’s inside that matters most.

“It’s what’s inside that matters most.”We’ve all heard this countless times and likely even said it to our children to soothe them after a rough experience. For me it was something I think I believed but hadn’t actualized fully. Until this… In my house, we eat a lot of jalapeños and each one has loads…

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It must be nice…

You are so lucky, it must be nice to…. • Own your own business • Work from home • Employ a full-time virtual assistant • Have a housekeeper • Be able to travel (pre-Covid restrictions of course) • Have time to write two books Perhaps you have also been the recipient of similar comments, and…

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To my harshest critic…

One day, Emmy couldn’t take it anymore and stood up and asked Mrs. W. why she called on several students who didn’t have their hand up instead of __, a black boy, whose hand had been up so long it was beginning to turn blue.

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FEAR the Ultimate Four-Letter Word

As a soulful entrepreneur, Mom, business coach and friend, one of the most common statements I hear is “but I don’t know what to do.” Often after a little coaching, with permission of course, we discover it’s not the technical part that holds them back, there are plenty of geeks among us to help out…

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