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What's Your Reason to Get Away?

I'm taking a week off. I do this every year, and yet each time is so full of STRESS just before I go. So I have to remember my reasons. A while ago, I wrote a guest post for 12Most ...

Time To Think

I admit I am a bit challenged right now. There are many deliverables due, many proposals to write, many ideas to execute. I'm not complaining. I am grateful every day for the busyness of my business. Throw into the mix ...

What Does Success Mean To You?

A few months ago, I put this post on Facebook: "Doing laundry on a Saturday night. Living the dream here, people!" In a weird way, this sums up my definition of success. How many times are we asked these questions: ...

Random Thoughts in No Particular Order

This is the post that will prove to the non-believers that blogs are stupid. Here are some random thoughts which haven't quite formed into posts yet. I'm hoping you'll help me. 1. What the heck is Empire Avenue and why ...

Helping Job Seekers When You're Not Hiring

It may be getting better, but it's not great yet. I don't know about you, but I still know quite a few people looking for work. Within the last few weeks, I've had to really create a system to help ...

3 Things I Took Away from a Week Away

1. The world continues to revolve, even when you are lazing away in a hammock snuggling with your sons. 2. Stepping away provides perspective you cannot get any other way. Period. 3. Family and time with the people you love ...

525,600 Minutes…or 1 Year Later

I don't even remember what day it was, officially. I guess it was hardly official. I decided to incorporate on my own last year in July. In the year since, I've been reading, learning, sharing, writing, speaking and consulting. I've ...

Chuck E. Cheese’s…A Love Story?

I'm not that kind of mom. I deprive my kids of adventures to places like Chuck E. Cheese's. However, we've attended birthday parties there and gone with friends, so my older child saw a 6th birthday party in his future. ...

Getting Out of My Own Way

I've been getting in my own way a lot lately. I used to laugh when I heard people say things like this. "What do you mean you're in your own way?" I'd chuckle, shrugging my shoulders at the very idea ...

Naming the Demon

Last year was tough. Not just for me, I know, but for many of us. I had a rough year because after 12 incredible years growing a great firm, we were in the fight of our professional lives. Circumstances beyond ...

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