Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneurs’
Gardening & Entrepreneurship
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 –…Read More
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…Read More
Dedication, devotion or just crazy?
As I toured the castle recently I was awe struck by this man and his accomplishment. His devotion to building the castle and to his lost love are apparent everywhere on the castle grounds. What gives someone the passion, drive and commitment to continue to build something like this for more than 30 years?Read More
Start somewhere……..but start NOW!
As a small business owner, Mom, coach, and friend, one of the most common statements I hear are “but I don’t know what to do.” It’s not the technical part that holds us back; there are plenty of geeks among us to help out with something until they get profitable and can hire someone permanently.…Read More
If only I could work at this pace all the time…
If only we could work at this speed more often. Where we’re getting more done in a day than we did all last week. Where projects that may need our attention while we’re out are getting wrapped up, nice and neat with a bow on top.Read More
The customer isn’t always right
Often in our careers or businesses we’re given examples or rules or ideas to follow which may or may not feel right. For example: “The customer is always right.” Well, we all know that isn’t true! While I’m sure the idea behind it came from years where the customer didn’t matter, it’s been taken too…Read More
Are you using this to make decisions?
Isn’t it interesting that something we’re born with, something so natural to us as an infant is sometimes so distant by the time we’re adults that we’re almost completely out of touch with it? I’m talking about inner guidance, or intuition. Maybe you’ve heard it called instincts, hunches, or a “gut” feeling. The name…Read More
It All Started with a Bucket List
I use to be the person who always had places and experiences I wanted as well as things I wished to have, but never got around to documenting any of them. No lists, no vision board just thinking of them from time to time with no real focus or faith. Occasionally I’d really…Read More
I’m Full of Gratitude
Holy Cow! (or should I say Holy Turkey?) Anyway, can you believe it’s already “that“ time of year? Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means that as I write this in late October, there are Halloween decorations in Target (or your favorite store) right next to the Christmas decorations. Is it me, or does…Read More
Aim in Life to Which you Aspire
Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich, taught his students and the readers of his book that “what we can believe, we can achieve“. He detailed the steps to success in his books, magazines and workshops. After reading and rereading this book as well as listening to it on audio numerous times and participating…Read More