A Gift for the New Woman Entrepreneur

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  If I could give a gift to the woman who is launching her first business, to the woman who is writing that first blog post, to the woman who is ready to make a change in her life and career, I would give her this: the ability to see herself through the eyes of […]

The Missing “A”


  I had a conversation recently with a friend of mine about WordPress themes, and I told him that I am using Mestro from Themeforest. Only, autocorrect changed the name to Maestro. So, he went to Themeforest to pick up the “Maestro” theme (turns out there is one of those, too!) He kept talking to me […]

The Art of Leading with Tenacity


  Every leader will face times of overwhelming opposition and challenge. Problems can arise that seem unsolvable, impassable, or even insurmountable. The question is, how do we respond? Do we move forward with hope or give up? Do we stand firm or cave in? Do we focus on impossibilities, or do we press in to […]

The Naked Entrepreneur


  In the movie Dances with Wolves, Lt. John Dunbar arrives at his post on the American frontier ready to work diligently, only to find it abandoned with no explanation. He sets up camp and encounters his first Sioux Indians, who come upon him while he’s bathing in the stream (totally exposed, totally unprepared). Sioux children […]

Staying Grounded in the Storm


  When I was a little girl, I loved and hated storms—especially thunderstorms. I dreaded the strong howling winds, heavy rains, pounding of water against the windows, and flashes of lightning scampering across the sky. My heart would pound, my hands would get shaky, and I would cover my ears in fear. Even so, I […]

I Need Community


  A community is a group of people working together for a common goal. All of us are involved in different communities each day. You have community where you work. If you work for yourself, you may have clients or accountability partners for your community. You have community when you attend a church, a Sunday […]

Just a Vessel

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  Anyone else here a fan of the TV show Nashville? I have to admit, it is one of my guilty pleasures. I love the chance to escape once a week into the lives of these broken characters and see what their next round of mistakes will be. This spring, the season ended with a […]

A Leader Stops the Bus at Crazy Town!

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  She’s willing to confront issues and recognize mistakes. She knows if she has lost her way because her Vision is there to guide her. When “in action,” she takes time to come up for air—she takes a breath, gets her bearings, and corrects her course as necessary. She takes breaks, walks away, asks for […]

What Do Giants Eat?


  I have an amazing view right now. It is the most beautiful view my entrepreneurial eyes have ever seen. I have the perfect viewing spot. It’s on top of a mountain. It’s all the sweeter because of the climb. The sun is shining with a few clouds in the crisp blue sky. I am […]

Sing Your Way to Success!


Music, especially singing, was a huge part of my life through college. I miss music. I feel convicted to reintroduce and reestablish music into my life and my work! We have a new grandbaby; Ada is number five and is now nine months old. I recently realized I don’t even have a repertoire of songs […]