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What's In A Word? Persevere Vs. Severe! This week, I'm sharing some quotes that are centered around the ideas of hard work and not giving up, which are frequent and favorite themes of small business owners, I've noticed. That led me to pondering the heavy-sounding,...
Who Knew Uber Was the Antidote to Stress? Like almost all of us who are (or try to be) good at what we do, I fret/think about/whine and stress about my business. Like a lot. I'm always looking to tweak something, fix it, improve, whatever. #ShockerTypeACheckingIn....

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What's In A Word? Persevere Vs. Severe! This week, I'm sharing some quotes that are centered around the ideas of hard work and not giving up, which are frequent and favorite themes of small business owners, I've noticed. That led me to pondering the heavy-sounding,...
Whoops I Did It Again! To Err Is Human, So Let's Learn From All Those Errors! No one's perfect. We all do stupid stuff and make dumb mistakes. Ever forget to pay a bill? That time you ran out of gas? Forgot someone's name? Mortifying! Sometimes, there are mistakes...
Design Inspiration From One Of My Small-Biz-Turned-Giant-Biz Heroes! Move over Martha, there's a new mogul in town! I'm talking about Joanna Gaines, the new maven of all things stylish and tasty in the home, kitchen, garden and beyond. Of course Martha Stewart still...

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Life Isn't All Rainbows & Unicorns! Some Advice On Dealing With That.  Oh life, so messy and unpredictable. Sh** happens. And then we have to deal with it. Not always fun, right? Last week, I was in a hurry to get somewhere important — if you must know, happy hour...
Are You A Creative Or A Business Type? You're Probably Both! This week, I've got innovation and entrepreneurship on the brain. I think it's a blog hangover from last week when I wrote about Jeff Bezos and how he started Amazon in his freaking garage. When I first...
Do You Like Being A Small Biz Owner? Or Would You Prefer To Be A Business Giant? I love being a small business owner! Wouldn't trade my gig for anything! Although maybe I could be persuaded under the right circumstances... but you know what I mean. I like managing my...
Are You A Now Or Later When It Comes To Getting Stuff Done? So be honest, when you read the question above, did you say in your head, "Can we just talk about that later?" It's OK if you did. That's pretty much what I said as I was writing it. Not like it's a hard...
Small Business Can Feel Like A Survival Of The Fittest – Or Toughest – Test!  Sometimes the easiest way to convey an idea is with a metaphor. (Sorry if I'm making you flash back to high school English class.) We do this all the time without even realizing it. "That's...
Let's Talk About My Favorite F Word: Failure! I was just looking back at some of my past blogs — it's Thursday and I needed a little throwback inspiration! —  and failure and fear of failure seem to be something I talk about A LOT. I'm fun that way. I found blogs...
Who Can Think About Serious Business When It's This Stinkin' Hot?!! People — it's HOT! Not that I need to tell you that. Maybe it's even hotter where you live. (Sorry!) But here I am trying to write something enlightening about business growth strategies and all I can...
Crazy! Good! That About Sums Up My Life Running A Small Business! I talk a lot about being busy — more specifically, how it's not good enough to just be busy, you have to also be productive and profitable! Otherwise, what's the point of all your busy-ness? That's kind...
How To Make The Most Of Your Time And Be More Productive! This week, I'm talking about multitasking and time management. Maybe this will turn out to be more of a multitasking vs. time management post, depending where I go with this. Not sure yet! But the topic...
What’s In Your Entrepreneur Profile? A few years ago, after coming home from a really awkward date – we were totally mismatched, he had awful shoes and he judged me for my love of donuts, puhleeze! – I thought I had my next great idea: a dating site for entrepreneurs....
Providing Good Service Is The Best Kind Of Loyalty Program! Everyone loves a freebie! Right? I know I do. Some of my most satisfying vacations are the ones I “paid for” with frequent flyer miles. Sure, the description of the hotel as “beach adjacent” might have been...
The Event Of The Year Had Me Royally Impressed! I'm not gonna lie. I have more than a few celebrity crushes. (Doesn't everyone? Katy Perry, are you out there? Just saying that I'd LOVE, LOVE, LOVE to work with you, girl!) I follow famous people on Instagram. I consume...
How Would You Describe Yourself... Entrepreneur Or Small Business Owner? What About Mogul Or Magnate?  People don't typically describe themselves as a business mogul, or magnate or tycoon... or any of those odd, specific words we reserve for people like Oprah,...
Show Me The Money... And I'll Show You Someone Who Works Hard! No one gets rich lazing on the beach sipping piña coladas. They might get themselves a rich tan. Or if they're not so lucky, a sunburn and a headache. But rich with money? No. Beach lazing (with frothy...
Got A Marketing Department? Yes, You Do! Sometimes I hear myself say stuff like, “My marketing department will contact you.” Marketing department? Uh, excuse me? Who exactly do I think that is?! Well, it's pretty much me and a few trusty staff and freelancers. I don't...
Stand Out And Be Noticed — In A Good Way! A lot of my fans, I mean readers (did I say fans, I really didn't mean to!), are entrepreneurs, business owners, head honchos, boss ladies, top dogs, you get the idea. Many of you are running the business that you started. So...
Life Isn't Perfect! How To Deal When It's Not! Did you read my super embarrassing post about my even more embarrassing, humiliating golf game? Hard to call it a game, it was more like an extended clumsy, drunken golf lesson — only without the golf pro, not nearly...
Having A Hard Time Focusing? Here's The No-Pill Solution! Do you usually have about 17 things on your mind at any given time? If you're a regular adult person, you probably do. And if you're a business owner, you probably need to double that number to be even close to...
Truly Good Advice That Goes From Workplace To Life, Day To Evening! “Want my advice?” When someone asks that question, you know what's coming next, right? Their advice. Because whether you want it or not, they just can't help themselves. Sometimes it's not exactly...
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