An open mind leaves a chance for someone to drop a worthwhile thought in it. ~ M. Twain I believe that one’s morals and beliefs are shaped by how they are raised. When something seems contrary to those beliefs, we dismiss it out of hand or find ways to find fault with it. I am guilty… Continue reading Opening My Heart and Mind
Recently a fellow member of the board of directors of the African American Black Employees Network (AABEN) reached out to me asking if I would allow one of his co-workers to shadow me at work. His co-worker works in customer service, but she has a criminal justice degree and also has an interest in corporate… Continue reading How a Simple Request for Help Turned into a Mentoring Opportunity
As a solopreneur or entrepreneur just starting your business, the majority of your time should be spent bringing in new business and building relationships that will help your business grow. Your focus should be on the big picture. You can’t do that if you are spending most of your time on administrative or organizational tasks. … Continue reading 5 Cost Effective Ways Entrepreneurs Can Outsource Tasks
oes this sound familiar? You work long hours but never seem to complete anything. You feel like a failure because you are not meeting expectations at home or work or both. To compensate, you work harder and sleep less and you are now stressed out and exhausted. Then when you share how stressed you are… Continue reading Can Taking a Break Actually Increase Your Productivity?
I recently got an invite to meet for coffee. It was from a woman that I met when we served together on a nonprofit board of directors. Other than discussing board business, we never really spoke to each other. We follow each other on Instagram and I have found her posts to be engaging and… Continue reading When “Let’s Meet For Coffee” Means Much More Than a Cup of Coffee
Coworking spaces are fairly new but are becoming more and more popular for work from home professionals, independent contractors and home based business owners.
One, five, ten years ago; many longer, maybe shorter, you started your business. You took the time to come up with your vision, your strategy and your brand. You were so excited to launch yourself to the world. But somewhere along the line things started to falter or your messaging no longer fit what your… Continue reading Is it Time to Reinvent Your Brand or Time to Change Your Marketing Strategy?
One thing that most entrepreneurs have in common is that they are always on the go. Whether it’s meeting with clients, attending business meetings, racing against the clock to complete a deadline, you are on the move more than you are sitting still. That’s great, as long as you can sustain it. And to sustain… Continue reading How to Eat Healthy When You’re Constantly on the Go