What is it that you stand for? When your name comes to mind, what do others think of? Is it something positive or negative? Is it what you’d want your legacy to be? Is it what you’d want your children to pass on to their children’s children? If not, what are you doing to change […]
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Earlier this year I read The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod and it was definitely a game-changer for me. In his book, he shares how waking up each morning with a set routine (S.A.V.E.R.S.) has completely turned his life around. The S.A.V.E.R.S. routine stands for Silence, Affirmations, Visualization, Exercise, Reading, Scribe and is completed first thing […]
A few years ago while facilitating a breakout session for a sorority group I asked for a volunteer to stand in front while we listed off the multitude of roles we all carry – wife, mother, sister, friend, worker, confidante, entrepreneurs, caregivers, volunteer, etc, etc, etc. With each item listed, I placed a ping pong […]
Fear can cause some serious damage within our businesses. It can cause you to remain stagnant or make quick, uninformed decisions that can impact your bottom-line. Over the years there are 4 specific fears that I have identified that have kept myself and others from moving forward and succeeding within their respective businesses. I recently […]
Have you ever felt like you were giving your absolute all to no avail? My first breaking moment came in the wee hours one Saturday morning my youngest son was about 10 months old. We had been up the majority of the night and, honestly, I don’t know who cried more. He was teething, running […]
How many times have you heard people say that they would love to balance out their lives? Probably quite a few and no doubt you have said the same thing to. But what is a balanced life anyway? Let’s take a look. When your life is balanced you feel happy about those things you do […]
This weekend, I took a much-needed break and enjoyed time with my younger two children. They have been wanting to go see Sing: The Movie since they first saw the previews and, I’ll be honest, I was a little excited to go see it, as well. Overall, I thought it was a great movie and […]
As a small business owner, the support of sponsors for my events and projects has been a huge help with off-setting my costs, reaching a broader demographic and providing a platform for other entrepreneurs and small business owners when I host events – both virtually and face-to-face.
I shared on a recent Periscope broadcast my inspiration for becoming an entrepreneur: my grandmother owned and operated a home-based daycare that I worked at during holidays and summer vacations. She was my first introduction to a full-time female entrepreneur outside of an MLM company. Years later while running my own business from the comfort of […]
Learning is a continuous process. Throughout my entrepreneurial journey I have had the opportunity to connect with some amazing female entrepreneurs who have shared a plethora of knowledge with me directly and indirectly. One of the greatest things about the Internet is the accessibility of information and being able to learn from others anytime from […]