The Inner Critic…

I am in the process of writing my first book, about being born into a grieving family. This is a very personal book, not only for myself, but also for my mother and the other families who came forth to share their stories (the picture below is a drawing of the artist’s interpretation of my brother as… Read More

The Bridge to Your Success for Your Small Business

Are you a small business owner…  a wannabe small business owner, or an entrepreneur who is wondering how to find the right path to make your business highly successful? How are you feeling right now? Are you excited? Scared? Confident? Passionate? Not really sure what steps to take to get started? The hard truth is, most… Read More

Here, There and Everywhere!

Have you ever felt like you were needing to focus here, there and everywhere? That is how I have felt lately and the more I need to focus, the less focused I am… hmm… maybe there is a lesson in this? The last couple of weeks I have felt knee-deep in expectations… expectations that only… Read More

Building Your Business With the Eyes of a Child

My two and a half year-old grand-daughter had visited with us for several days and it has amazed me to watch her learn new words, new concepts and new ways of doing things in just a few days time.  It dawned on me this morning that children can teach us to become more entrepreneurial  because they have not yet… Read More

The Layers of My Life…

We are all made up of layers… Layers of cells create our skin.  Layers of education creates our knowledge.  Layers of experiences create our emotions… As I was developing my first Toastmasters speech a few weeks ago,  I began to reflect on the layers of my life… the layers that have created who I am today… The… Read More

Still learning after all of these years

My leadership team has a “stand up” meeting every Monday morning (well it is really a “sit down” done via phone because we are not all housed in the same office).  In an earlier blog post,  I talked about the fact that we are reading and reviewing the book How Did That Happen by Roger Connors and Tom Smith.  As we are moving… Read More

Word of the Week: Discipline

Discipline: activity, exercise, or a regimen that develops or improves a skill; training… ~Dictionary.com~ The word discipline was definitely the word of my week.  Discipline at work, discipline at home, discipline at play… This week, we hosted our Board of Directors and our executive leadership team at our offices to give education on our specialty… Read More