Speak Your Truth in Business: Using Speaking to Reach Your Ideal Client (Part Two of Two)


  [NOTE: This article is the second half of a post on speaking. To read part one, click here.] Knowing where to speak is the first big step. There are opportunities everywhere you look; you just have to learn how to recognize them. There are two main types of speaking opportunities: live events and one-on-one […]

Waiting Out the Storm: A Lesson in Prayer and Patience


In the storm, the wind rages around me. I cling to His grace. I come face-to-face with my addictive personality and my controlling nature. I see loud and clear my need to fix things and offer the right answer. In this moment, I am powerless. That is always where God needs me to be. . […]

Stingy Love: The Dirty Secret of Jealousy


  Stingy Love. Authentic feelings. Integrity. This past week, I felt a feeling that makes me uncomfortable. It was the ping of jealously. Then, I felt guilty for feeling it. Then, I felt mad. Then, I felt resentful. I was jealous of another woman’s success. There. . .I said it out loud. True confessions. I […]

Speak Your Truth in Business: Using Speaking to Reach Your Ideal Client (Part One of Two)


  Speaking is about communication, the sharing of information. Even more than that, it’s about the relaying of your testimony, sharing your passion and your heart. My speaking experience dates back to my college years. In undergrad, I earned a Communications Degree. I went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Counseling. After that, a […]

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, […]