Business Growth

Put the Unique Power of Focus to Work for You

2021-04-19T18:34:28-04:00

Pivot to Your Purpose . . . Put the Unique Power of Focus to Work for You Right on the heels of launching your own business comes the equally formidable task of running your own business. And that takes focus. With so many things competing for your attention and limited hands on deck, it is [...]

Put the Unique Power of Focus to Work for You2021-04-19T18:34:28-04:00

Taking Care of Business Means Taking Care of You

2021-04-12T02:22:11-04:00

Pivot to Your Purpose . . . Taking Care of Business Means Taking Care of You As a leader and entrepreneur, you are famous for your can-do attitude. In fact, you may even be famous for your can-do-everything attitude. Whether you’re a one-man or one-woman show, or growing at a pace where you can’t secure [...]

Taking Care of Business Means Taking Care of You2021-04-12T02:22:11-04:00

Motivation is an Inside Job

2021-04-05T16:41:55-04:00

Pivot to Your Purpose . . . Motivation is an Inside Job The victories and challenges of growing your own business can feel like riding a roller coaster. Blips in sales, investment or employee turnover that can easily be absorbed in a larger organization can bring a small start-up to a halt. But one of [...]

Motivation is an Inside Job2021-04-05T16:41:55-04:00

How and When to Ask for Help

2021-03-30T10:48:02-04:00

Celebrate Women’s History Month . . . How and When to Ask for Help We have a tendency to lionize entrepreneurs as larger-than-life characters with exceptional talent, nerves of steel and perfect instincts whose success is all their own making. While founders do possess an innovative spirit and the courage to get behind their ideas, [...]

How and When to Ask for Help2021-03-30T10:48:02-04:00

Beat Back Self-Doubt and Stake Your Claim

2021-03-22T22:41:10-04:00

Celebrate Women’s History Month . . . Beat Back Self-Doubt and Stake Your Claim Every entrepreneur needs an unwavering belief in her own ideas and capacity. When others invariably question whether your business concept has legs, or if you are the right person to carry it to fruition, you have to dig deep and know [...]

Beat Back Self-Doubt and Stake Your Claim2021-03-22T22:41:10-04:00

Overcome the One and “Lonely”

2021-03-16T00:22:56-04:00

Celebrate Women’s History Month . . . Overcome the One and “Lonely” At some point in their careers, most women experience being an “only” — the only woman on a project team, in a senior leadership role, pitching investors or heading a startup. It can lead to lot of paradoxical feelings; being both ignored and [...]

Overcome the One and “Lonely”2021-03-16T00:22:56-04:00

Amplify Your Voice

2021-03-08T23:32:08-05:00

Celebrate Women’s History Month . . . Amplify Your Voice From dealing with interruptions to having others take credit for your ideas or assume you are not the one in charge, gender bias is deeply ingrained and men and women alike tend to associate authority and expertise with men. We sometimes make light of the [...]

Amplify Your Voice2021-03-08T23:32:08-05:00

Embrace Difference as Your Super Power

2021-03-01T21:06:36-05:00

Celebrate Women’s History Month . . . Embrace Difference as Your Super Power You might feel more at home in the entrepreneurship “club” if you were a white man, but being a bit of an outsider can be one of your greatest strengths. That difference provides a distinctive platform to build on as you tap [...]

Embrace Difference as Your Super Power2021-03-01T21:06:36-05:00

Leave Perfect Behind and Help Your Business Move Ahead

2021-02-16T10:08:45-05:00

Celebrate Black History Month . . . Leave Perfect Behind and Help Your Business Move Ahead The desire to perform perfectly is understandable in a world that holds women and people of color to a higher standard. But business prizes speed, agility and relentless action over perfection. If everything has to be just right (including [...]

Leave Perfect Behind and Help Your Business Move Ahead2021-02-16T10:08:45-05:00
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