An Entrepreneur’s Struggle with Success

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I don’t normally post on Saturdays but I wanted to share a personal breakthrough, an Ah Ha moment. Through our micro lender, Accion, I was offered the opportunity to be interviewed by one of the companies that funded our loan. Yesterday was the video shoot, and it was Awesome! There, I said it. Growing up,… Read more »

Stretching the Clock: Time Management and Accountability

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I‘m often asked how I juggle my business, home schooling, keeping house and still have so much energy. Here’s my 2 part answer: The first is prayer and trusting in God’s strength. The second is time management, but I prefer to think of it as time accountability. I began with listing every hour in the… Read more »

An Inspirational Work Space

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I moved to a rural away after my divorce. Never meant for it to be permanent; it was more like a retreat. But I feel in love, with a person and with the incredible landscape. Two years later my house sits on the side of the Appalachian Trail and when I’m missing NYC, I just… Read more »

Uninspired? Start a Business

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I remember during high school my mom asking me what I wanted to do for a career. I told her I wanted to be happy. Never wanted to be a vet or astronaut. Around age 10 I did have an interest n making a better computer than Bill Gates, but that didn’t stick. I simply… Read more »

Business Lessons from the Track

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You ever set a goal for yourself and then come up short? This week I signed up for a 10K run to raise money for a children’s home and a two day medical clinic in Africa. The run is in just 4 weeks and last night was the first chance I’ve had to start training…. Read more »

Change your perspective, Change your experience

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Yesterday morning I exchanged tweets with a new acquaintance who was delighting in the freedom his business gives him to pursue his passions. I was having a not so stress-free morning, but instead of focusing on the negative, I turned my attention to how my business was serving me in the family issues I had… Read more »