10 Simple Ways to Use Your Expert Knowledge


Yes. You are an expert, and you need to recognize that. We get caught up in looking at the areas we need to improve and don’t see what is right in front of us. This is the “grass is always greener” concept and, for us as entrepreneurs, it is also the “shiny object” syndrome.” I […]

Running for My Life


Fast. I like to take things fast—find the quick way, get things done, get there early. My highest strength on the StrengthsFinder 2.0 is the ACTIVATOR strength. Often, my clients hire me for this strength and gift. Lately, I feel like I have been running fast. We just finished our book launch for the book […]

Peeling Off the Layers of My Fear

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  I am afraid. You might not see it, but it is very real to me. I deal with it well, because I am used to it as an entrepreneur. I have learned to manage it and walk through it daily. I walk through it with my business. The chaos swirls around me, and I […]

11 Networking No-No’s: What Not to Do When Networking as a Christian Woman in Business


Do you hate networking? I actually love it, but I know I am a rare bird. Do you wonder what you are doing wrong and why you are not getting any sales or connecting with the right people? What NOT to Do when Networking Do NOT huddle with your friends you already know. Get out […]

The Art of Your Business


  Let’s just get real. My business is messy. It does not fit into a 10-step checklist or 5-week process. I used to think this was wrong and I had somehow missed the class or webinar that had all of the answers. I used to berate myself for my natural creativity and my chaotic process. […]

The Overwhelm Effect


The Overwhelm Effect So here is the truth.  I am overwhelmed.  There is no way around it.  As a leader, a visionary, an entrepreneur, and a woman on a mission, my plate is full.  I have a lot going on just like you do. Let’s take a look behind the curtain….. I am launching, creating, […]

The “Next Right Thing” Marketing Plan

The “Next Right Thing” Marketing Plan Overwhelm can kill your business.  I have learned a simple phrase that is well known in the mental health circles and recovery rooms across the globe that fits like a glove for me in my business.  I think it will hit home with you too….. Just do the next […]


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Today I am thinking about loss, grief and the “people, places and things” we have to let go of in this lifetime.  At this moment, I have a friend in the midst of delivering her precious stillborn baby girl Hannah.   I cannot fathom what she is feeling.  I am praying for her and her husband […]

3 Life Lessons From Surviving a Plane Crash 3 Years Ago

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3 years ago I survived a plane crash.  This is my story~~~ I learned 3 valuable lessons from that experience. On March 23rd 2011, I survived a plane crash. It was 11 seconds of falling, sliding, screeching of metal across asphalt and then landing nose down into the dirt in a Cessna 172. The plane […]

Lessons In Leadership Day #5 of 40: Trust


Today is a good day.  It is Friday and the end of the month, which as a “nerdy calendar type of gal” makes me happy.  February has been a wild journey for me as we hosted the Catch on Fire Leadership conference at the start of the month.  I think I have finally come back […]