That time when you were just about to give up and then... You've worked hard on creating your plan, your vision for the business you have built/are building, you've done the hiring, the training and (joy, of joys) you have clients and customers and YOU are in demand. So you work and work - letting … Continue reading Something’s coming…
Start your day off with one, be ready to modify it and end your day with one for tomorrow. Have a plan. One of my colleagues put up a social media post this week that said, "If plan A doesn't work out, you have 25 other letters to go". It was a post about perseverance. … Continue reading A Helpful Handy Hint from your ol’ Aunt Jane…
I can't charge that much... Who do you think you are charging those prices? Why should I pay you that kind of money? Have you heard those lines? Have you said those lines? I have. For myself, about my business, for my clients. And you know what? Most people have no idea what they should … Continue reading What a pain in the wallet!!!
Part 2 - Today is the WHY... If you don't pay attention to your business, your business isn't going to PAY YOU! When five and a half feet of the Atlantic Ocean washes through your property, you should take it as a sign. I had to take it as an opportunity to look at what … Continue reading Sept. 2-3, 2020 – A Helpful Handy Hint from your ol’ Aunt Jane… Part 2
Posts in this category are two-parters: Today is the back story; tomorrow is the WHY behind the hint... It was around 7:30pm on October 29, 2012. I just finished preparing Martha Stewart's famous Brick Chicken and I made the huge mistake of checking my phone to see the video feed coming from our store. I … Continue reading A Helpful Handy Hint from your ol’ Aunt Jane…
Women Speakers Association serves women in every industry: from small and big business to for-profit and non-profit; from politics to education; from healthcare to Hollywood. Building community for women with a message! Women Speakers Association is THE go-to place for innovative leaders, change-agents and women with a message to connect, collaborate and grow their visibility … Continue reading I’m a WSA Global Business Connector!!!
Never be intimidated by someone's intelligence; harness their strengths to compliment yours, for the good of the company. My mother and father pushed the school narrative. My first-grade report card was all "E's" [Straight A's equivalent for a six-year-old] and the teacher told my parents that I loved to learn. My parents were both high … Continue reading The Wrong Room
Coaches need coaches. Any coach that tells you they don't need a coach themselves is probably a coach you should run away from. Not nice, I know, but true. I have had some really awesome coaches and I have had some not so awesome coaches. I have had a coach that sold me on everything … Continue reading Anchors & Engines
Here's a sticky subject... "I got it." "Why bother letting so-and-so do it? I'll only wind up doing it over again myself." "Just give it to me - I'll do it." And here's my favorite... "I have to do everything!" How many times have you heard these lines? How many times have you said them … Continue reading Think of Yourself as Peanut Butter
Anyone who tells you that working on your own, being a solo-preneur, or anything where you are the chief-in-charge is a SOLO show is out of their minds! There - I said it. If you think for one minute that you have no one to answer to - well get that out of your head … Continue reading The Power of Connecting