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A Note to Solopreneurs

If you’re like most entrepreneurs, your first year in business is all about discovery. When I started my business I was trying hard to figure out what tasks and services and roles I would play for my clients. Having a background in broadcasting, sales, promotions, voiceovers, web development, social media management, print media, and event planning (whew!) – the skill …

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Explore, Engage, and Enhance

Yesterday was orientation day at my house. The day began on a college campus, where my eldest child was embarking on his freshman experience, and I was engulfed in senses of pride, inspiration, and yes, a little fear. While listening to introductions by the college faculty, I found myself immersed in one particular speech. It was an art professor, who …

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Lalala! Why Clients and Colleagues May Not Be Listening To You

Do you ever feel like when you are talking with a client, colleague, or manager, it seems as though they literally have their hands over their ears, shouting ‘LaLaLa!!!”? Yea…. me, too. If this hadn’t happened so often  over the years, in all types of scenarios, I would’ve taken it upon myself and explained it away with  “Well… I guess …

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Adjust Your Attitude: Examining the “What Have You Done for Me Lately” Culture

No matter what kind of work you do, odds are you’re part of a team in some way, shape, or form at this very moment. You might be part of an organization on a local or national level; maybe you are an entrepreneur with a brick-and-mortar business, or you predominantly work online. And, regardless of whether you’re the CEO, manager, sales rep, …

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I’m Gonna Psych You Out!

So, here’s a question… How many times do you find yourself comparing your work, your family, your very being to someone else?  This past fall, I found myself very ill…suffering from a mind disease called – Comparisonitis. Ever heard of it? Sure you have! You’ve probably suffered from it yourself!  If you Google it, you’ll even find a definition for …

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Just do it.

I’m starting to understand Nike’s motto in a whole new way… Today, it happened again…I received another email from a fellow entrepreneur who is starting to develop an idea I thought of several months ago. It’s not to say that my idea was supremely unique, but, it was a concept I wanted to implement in my business, and instead of …

Know Your Limits

I love new challenges. I love learning and creating and producing. I am a mother and know that without my two sons, I absolutely would be a workaholic. I would be one of those people who sleep at the office and can’t think about anything outside of work. But, lately, I have been struggling under the pressure of wanting and …

Website Ageism

Be honest. You’ve said it. You’ve said it when landing on a blinking, generic, non-responsive – just came from 1995 – website…whoa. Of course it’s NOT quite the “whoa” the owner of said 1995 site was looking for. But, there it is. Often times I wonder – do they not realize it’s dated? That it’s hurting their first impression and …