An Entrepreneur Learns From Charlie and His Loose Tooth

I’ll bet little Charlie will make a great entrepreneur one day. I “met” him courtesy of a tweet from author Brené Brown quoting her son: “I really need a play date with Caroline. Her sister has a Nerf gun that pulls out loose teeth.” I smiled for the rest of the afternoon imagining this little […]

3 Business Lessons My Personal Trainer Helped Me Remember

Once you’re focused on starting or building your business, it’s amazing how many analogies and lessons you can draw from other areas of your life that apply to being an entrepreneur! Five years ago I decided to take my health seriously, instead of for granted, and hired a personal trainer to “force” me to do […]

Are You a Natural Entrepreneur? Take This Possibility Quiz

Some people believe entrepreneurs are born and not made. Certainly there are plenty of examples in the business world of business owners who started their first ventures as kids. Take this Possibility Quiz to see if you’re a natural entrepreneur. Answer each question “True” or “False”: 1. You love reading stories about how businesses start […]

Battling Resistance as an Entrepreneur

Battling resistance is really difficult when you’re just starting a new project, product or business. It can stop you dead in your tracks and is most insidious the closer you get to your launch and especially when you’re attempting something you really care about. As Steven Pressfield says in his new book, Do The Work! […]

3 Tips to Get Out of Your Own Way and Start Your Business

The closer you get to the reality of being an entrepreneur the more your fear will kick in with all the reasons you should give up and go back to doing something less “risky.” Here are 5 tips to help you get out of your own way so you can start your business and create […]

Business Success Defined With Your Ideal Lifestyle in Mind

When you look at news about entrepreneurs, you might fall into the trap of believing business success is defined by how large an empire you can create. Our culture glorifies multi-million dollar sales and fast growth. But what if that doesn’t fit your ideal business or lifestyle? Shortly after I started my first business (integrated […]

Why Voice of Possibility?

When we stay open to possibility (instead of letting fear guide our choices), we experience more joy, meaning and purpose than we ever imagined— both in life and business. This is not a theory I’m sharing to make you feel good. I’ve personally lived the truth of it. In this blog I’ll share some of […]